The Chamber of Commerce recently finished accepting nominations for its Entrepreneur Awards Celebration.

The chamber will honor the best of the area entrepreneurs during the 21st annual awards show on October 12 at the Westin in Charlotte.

Awards will be presented to business owners in three categories based on company size: 1-10 employees, 11-35 employees and 36-150 employees. In addition, the chamber will recognize a special Charlotte entrepreneur with the Chairman’s Award.

To qualify, a nominee must have been in business at least three years at a privately-owned company that is headquartered in a region served by the Charlotte Chamber. The nominees must also be chamber members in good standing.

Charlotte Chamber: www.charlottechamber.com