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2020 Business Leader of the Decade Competition

Business NH Magazine and the NH Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives invite the winners of Business Leader of the Year between 2001 and 2019 to enter the 2020 Business Leader of the Decade competition.

One business leader will be chosen.Only the winners of the 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 competitions are eligible to apply.

THE APPLICATION IS ONLINE ONLY. The application deadline is January 17, 2020, after which the online form will no longer be available.

Please note the application is quite extensive. Answer each of the five questions below in 2,000 words or less. We suggest you answer the questions in a word document, save them and copy them into this form. Scroll to the bottom of the form for the list of questions. Included in that list is a request for two recommendation letters. 

Please contact editor Matt Mowry with any questions.

Detailed Questions

Provide at least three letters of recommendation from other business leaders. Letters need to include the name, address, profession, and telephone number of the references. These letters should explain, from the writer's perspective, why the nominee should be considered for Business Leader of the Decade.

Email the letters to  and have them titled "Business Leader recommendation for (insert name)."