OC 2022 Family-Owned Business Awards Nomination Form

OCBJ 2022 Family-Owned Business Awards Nomination Form

The Orange County Business Journal is proud to announce the 23rd annual FAMILY-OWNED BUSINESS AWARDS. This event is the perfect opportunity to recognize clients, colleagues and friends whose Orange-County-based family-owned firms have distinguished themselves via their business accomplishments and contributions to the local community. Self-nominations are encouraged. To qualify, company must have at least 2 family members actively involved in the business.


  • OBTAIN THE NOMINEE’S CONSENT to participate in this awards program.
  • Confirm that 2 OR MORE FAMILY MEMBERS are actively involved in running the business.
  • ALL SECTIONS of the nomination form must be completed for consideration by the selection committee (complete online or submit PDF form via e-mail or fax).).
  • DESCRIBE business accomplishments that illustrate the company as award-worthy.
  • DESCRIBE the family’s professional and community involvement.
  • UPLOAD a full-color, high-resolution digital photo of family members involved in the firm.
  • UPLOAD supporting materials (letters of recommendation, copies of news articles, etc.) or email materials to to Melanie Collins, signature events manager, at collins@ocbj.com.. SUBMIT nomination form, digital family photo, and supporting materials by 12:00 p.m. (Pacific) March 23, 2022.


•   Small Business Award (1-30 employees)   •   Medium Business Award (31-100 employees)
•   Large Business Award (101 or more employees)   •   Up & Coming Award*   •   Longevity Award*

(*Candidacy for the Up & Coming Award and the Longevity Award is determined by the selection committee.)


The Orange County Business Journal will publish a special report with profiles and photos of all nominees in the May 9, 2022 issue.

Winners will be announced at the 23rd annual FAMILY-OWNED BUSINESS Awards Program on June 2, 2022 at the Irvine Marriott.

For more information, please contact Melanie Collins, Signature Events Manager Email: collins@ocbj.com
Phone: 949-833-8373 ext. 209; Fax 949-833-8751