In addition to celebrating the Tempe Chamber’s 110th anniversary, this year’s Tempe Chamber Annual Luncheon served as an opportunity to show gratitude to the people who make our organization and our community stronger.  

Two businesses and four individuals were recognized at 2018 Tempe Chamber Annual Luncheon at the Doubletree by Hilton Phoenix/Tempe on Friday, June 29, 2018. 

The chamber’s Business Excellence Award is for one small business and one large business that have set a standard of excellence in the business community. 

The Chamber has named MAC6 as the Small Business of the Year. MAC6 provides collaborative work space and culture-focused leadership programs. Congratulations to the other finalists: Hiedi’s Events & Catering and Silverman Law Offices. 

The Large Business of the Year is Davis Miles McGuire Gardner, PLLC, which is a full-service law firm. Congratulations to the other finalists: AC Hotel by Marriott Phoenix Tempe/Downtown and Waste Management of Arizona. 

The Spirit of Tempe award was presented to Frank and Judy Woertz. Dr. Judy Aldrich won the 2018 Tempe Leadership Outstanding Community Leadership Award. The Volunteer of the Year Award and the inaugural Ambassador of the Year award was given to Peter Adams.