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Weekend edition October 06, 2023 | Katelyn Keenehan

Nominations open for Pinnacle Business Awards

There are nine categories needing nominees for the 20th annual Pinnacle Awards.

The Pinnacle Business Awards are historically one of the biggest honors a person and their company can receive in Knoxville. However, the 2024 awards will carry even more weight. It will be the 20th anniversary of the ceremony. The awards highlight the local professionals companies who make an impact on the local business economy.

The nominations are submitted by the community, and winners are chosen by the Knoxville Chamber. The application period for nominations is open from October 4-29.

There are nine categories up for nomination:

  • Business Excellence- Small Business
  • Business Excellence- Mid-sized Business
  • Business Excellence- Large Business
  • Impact Award
  • Innovator Award
  • Minority-Owned Business Excellence Award
  • Woman-Owned Business Excellence Award
  • Young Entrepreneur Award
  • James A Haslam, II Leadership Award
  • Lifetime Achievement Award

To read more about the qualifications for each award category click here.


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