Nominations are open for existing businesses and industries in Macon-Bibb County which will be honored for their impact and involvement in the community.
The 2013 Existing Business & Industry Awards program is sponsored by the Macon Economic Development Commission.
For the Industry of the Year Award, nominations may be submitted for any industry operating for a minimum of five years, including companies engaged in manufacturing or warehousing and distribution, according to a news release.
For the Business of the Year Award, any private company -- non-manufacturing, non-warehousing and non-distribution -- operating for a least five years may be nominated.
Once nominations are made, nominees will be sent an entry package and application form. Winners will be announced Oct. 29 at an awards luncheon in Macon.
Applications are due by Oct. 10 by email, flash drive or hard copy to Marty Koplin, who can be reached at email@example.com or by calling 621-2022.