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Macomb Business Awards

Macomb Business Awards will be held on Thursday, May 9. Nominations opened Feb 7.

Nominations are now open

Macomb County Planning and Economic Development (MCPED) is excited to announce the 12th annual Macomb Business Awards will be held at 8 a.m. on Thursday, May 9 at Andiamo in Warren. 

This event recognizes organizations that are striving to build their workforce, expand market share, be good neighbors, embrace diversity or start a business.

The nomination period for the 2024 Macomb Business Awards will be Feb. 7 through March 1. Self nominations are welcome as well as those from a friend, colleague or customer. Only one nomination is allowed per organization.

2024 Categories

  • Best Place to WorkA company making a conscious effort to create a welcoming culture where all employees feel valued.
  • Fueling the Talent Pipeline: A company creating opportunities for the next generation of our workforce through meaningful career exploration experiences.
  • Hidden Gem: A commercial business offering a unique Macomb County product, service or experience that deserves more recognition.
  • Hometown Hero: An organization that goes above and beyond to make our community a better place through employee volunteerism or giving programs.
  • Manufacturer of the Year (presented by Macomb Next)A manufacturer achieving success through its use of modern, smart technology to adapt to industry demands and diversify its customer base.
  • Nonprofit of the Year: An organization that addresses an important need and plays a vital role in our local community, by contributing significantly to the well-being, vitality and growth of Macomb County. Must be a 501(C) organization. Please include a copy of your tax-exempt status letter from the IRS.
  • Startup of the Year: A company, in operation for three years or less, providing products or services that have the most promising potential for success. Please include a copy of your business registration with the state of Michigan (LARA), or the Macomb County Clerk.

MCPED is also looking for sponsors to support the event. To become a sponsor, go to our Macomb Business Awards sponsorship form. Or for more information, contact Project Manager Lauri Morley at  or call 586-612-8427.