Blue Ribbon Awards 


Click to start nominating local businesses for the 2014 awards!
Nominations close October 10th at NOON. 

From quality shopping, accommodations, recreation and dining options to the myriad service providers and businesses, the Blue Ribbon Awards honor all that business should be.  This important awards program salutes those businesses that are making significant contributions to the South Shore economy.

Each year, TahoeChamber solicits nominations in the six key categories that represent the breadth of business on the South Shore of Lake Tahoe.  Each nomination is carefully considered by the Blue Ribbon Awards Task Force and after a series of discussions, eight award winners are chosen to receive one of the following honors.

Award Categories

- Providing an authentic Tahoe experience
Geotourism Definition  - sustains or enhances the  place  and engages the visitor

Tourism - Innovative program, promotion or product for our visitors

Experience - Business providing compelling and captivating experiences

Entrepreneur - An innovative individual who assumed the risk of starting a new business. Business must have been in existence for a minimum of 2 years and should have a business plan in place.

Customer Service (Business) - An individual who consistently provides quality service

Customer Service (Public Agency) - Quality service in the not so usual places (DMV, City, County, TRPA, etc.)

Wendell Award for Small Green Business - Business that is minimizing impact on the environment

Large Green Business
- Business that is minimizing impact on the environment

Event Sponsors

This event would not be possible without the suppport and generosity of our sponsors.


Title Sponsor
Tahoe South Logo - Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority


Presenting Sponsor

South Tahoe Alliance of Resorts - STAR
Networking Sponsors









Experience Award

Tourism Award

 Marriott Vacation Club Logo

 Tahoe South Logo



Geotourism Award

Entrepreneur Award

 El Dorado County Seal

 Getaway Reno Tahoe Logo



Customer Service

Public Agency Service



 Tahoe Supply Company Logo



Large Green Business

Small Green Business


 South Tahoe Refuse Logo



South Shore Sponsors










Blue Business Sponsors


 Lakeside Inn




Media Sponsors