The New Albany Chamber of Commerce annually honors businesses and community leaders for their significant role in driving community and economic growth and excellence. To be considered for a Delta Award, the organization or person must be setting the standard for excellence and innovation with their business practices and community involvement.

Outstanding Large Business: Same criteria as above but with reported revenues of more than $100 million.
Outstanding Medium Business: Same criteria as above but with reported revenues of between $1 million and $100 million.
Outstanding Small Business: Presented to a New Albany business with revenues under $1 million that can report outstanding contributions to their employees and the community during the past year. The company has been a longtime advocate for the community and has a longstanding reputation for above-and-beyond corporate social responsibility (CSR) efforts. Special consideration will be given to applicants that demonstrate collaboration with other businesses, non-profits or government in their CSR efforts. This award recognizes excellence in CSR, particularly as it relates to New Albany.
Outstanding Business Leader: This individual is a leader in a flourishing business in New Albany and demonstrates integrity, embraces innovation and recognizes contributions of others to the organization’s success. This leader fosters collaboration and engages support for projects that create opportunity and prosperity.
Outstanding Program: This award recognizes a program that exemplifies innovative practices resulting in improvements to the New Albany community.
Outstanding Citizen: Nominee must be a living person and must have been a resident of Franklin County or the City of New Albany sometime during 2018. Nominee must have made contributions or accomplishments, either personally or professionally, benefiting the entire city. Contributions of prior years and the immediate past year will be considered. All citizens, except those who have received the award in previous years, are eligible for consideration. Nominations for groups will not be considered.

2018 Delta Award Winners:
Outstanding Large Business:
American Electric Power
Outstanding Medium Business: Anomatic Corporation
Outstanding Small Business: Eagles Pizza
Outstanding Business Leader:  Michael Sawyers, Superintendent, New Albany Plain Local School District
Outstanding Program: New Albany Community Foundation’s Jefferson Series
Outstanding Citizen:  Hans Schell, President, New Albany Community Events Board

2017 Delta Award Winners:
Outstanding Large Business: Discover Financial Services
Outstanding Medium Business: Axium Plastics
Outstanding Small Business: Sandy Diggs, State Farm
Outstanding Business Leader: Bill Ebbing, President, New Albany Company
Outstanding Program: New Albany Classic Invitational Grand Prix & Family Day
Outstanding Citizen: Susie & Peter Horvath, Honor Ride Ohio

Delta Awards Press Release 2018