Greater Bakersfield Chamber extends nomination deadline for 2024 Beautiful Bakersfield Awards

January 25, 2024

The nomination deadline is extended to Thursday, Feb. 15, at 11:59 p.m.

Bakersfield, Calif. (Thursday, Jan. 25, 2024) – The Greater Bakersfield Chamber announced the extension of the nominations deadline for the Beautiful Bakersfield Awards, presented by Valley Strong Credit Union. In light of heightened enthusiasm from the community to submit nominations, the Chamber decided to provide an additional two weeks for nominations. The new deadline is Thursday, Feb. 15, at 11:59 p.m.

As Valentine’s Day approaches, the Chamber recognizes the significance of reflecting on cherished individuals and places that have made a lasting impact over the past year. 

“Share the love this February and nominate a person, business, brand or organization that has contributed to making Bakersfield, beautiful,” said President & CEO, Janelle Capra. “The 2024 Beautiful Bakersfield Award offers a meaningful opportunity to honor and nominate those who have made outstanding contributions to our community.”

The Beautiful Bakersfield Awards is an esteemed event, marking the pinnacle of Bakersfield’s civic life. It stands as a testament to the remarkable achievements of individuals, businesses, and organizations that have significantly contributed to enhancing the quality of life in Bakersfield and making the city a better place.

“We believe that the Beautiful Bakersfield Awards play a pivotal role in acknowledging and appreciating the positive efforts that shape our community,” said the BBA Committee Chair, NaTesha “T” Johnson, MPA. “The extension of the nomination deadline is a gesture to encourage more participation and ensure that no deserving nominee is left unrecognized. And, what better way to honor a business or a person you love than to nominate them for a 2024 Beautiful Bakersfield Award?”

For those interested in submitting nominations or learning more about the Beautiful Bakersfield Awards, please visit the Greater Bakersfield Chamber’s dedicated website at beautiful.bakochamber.com.



The Greater Bakersfield Chamber is the region’s leading business membership, networking and advocacy organization, representing the interests of more than 1,100 members and more than 70,000 local jobs. Focused on creating a thriving local economy and improving the quality of life for every resident of Greater Bakersfield; the organization promotes economic vitality, facilitates networking and business development opportunities, and advocates for public policies that support quality jobs and inclusive growth. The Chamber guides Bakersfield toward a better and brighter future. Founded in 1920, the Chamber is driven by the belief that our community thrives when businesses succeed.

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