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Mayor's Choice Award


21st Annual Mayor's Choice Business of the Year Awards       



The Hanover Park Business CONECT Committee and Mayor Rodney S. Craig are pleased to announce the 21st Annual Mayor’s Choice Business Awards competition for 2016. This year, the Village will be awarding two businesses  (1) in the category of business employing over 50 employees (51 +) and (1) for a business employing 50 or less employees (1 - 50).
The purpose of the competition is to honor the contributions made by the Hanover Park business community. The Winners will have their business license fee paid for one year, be honored at a January 2017 Village Awards Reception, be featured in the Hanover Park HiLighter newsletter, and be showcased at a Hanover Park C.O.N.E.C.T Committee Business After Hours event.
Residents and businesses are encouraged to complete the nomination form either on-line, or by mail, fax or email back to the Village. The competition will be structured as follows:
  • Entrants must be located in Hanover Park and will be judged on factors for the previous 12 months including, but not limited to: Community Involvement; Excellence in Customer Service; Positive Image and Appearance; and Longevity within Hanover Park.
  • Nominations may be submitted by anyone, and businesses are encouraged to nominate themselves.        
  • Judging will be conducted by the Village of Hanover Park Business C.O.N.E.C.T Committee.
         The deadline for accepting nominations is Wednesday, November 30, 2016

In addition, once nominated, businesses will also be eligible to win the People's Choice Award. In December, residents and businesses will be able to text their vote for their favorite nominated business. Stay tuned for more information on the People's Choice voting process after November 30th.

If you have any questions about the 21st  Annual Mayor’s Choice Business Awards, please contact Kathleen Arnold, Community Development, at 630.823.5780 or via email at 
Click here to download the fill-in PDF application form, which can be saved and e-mailed to us electronically.