Voting Now Open For 2023 Chamber Business Awards


Every year the Los Alamos Chamber of  Commerce invites the community to participate in two rounds of online nominating  and voting to name the best Chamber member businesses and organizations in  Los Alamos and White Rock. 

Many great local businesses and organizations were nominated this year, but only  the top five (or six!) Chamber member businesses in each category move on to  the voting phase, which is now open through Friday, April 28 until 10 p.m. Note  that due to a tie, two categories have six organizations listed for voting. Thank you  to everyone who nominated businesses and organizations for the Chamber Business Awards. 

Award winners will be announced through local media on Thursday, June 1 and  the awards will be presented on stage on Friday, June 2 at the Friday Night Concert on stage at Ashley Pond! Thank you to Los Alamos National Laboratory – Community Partnerships Office for sponsoring this event! 

There are eight Business Awards categories for 2023. Vote now for your favorite in  every category, and please only vote once. If you would like to let us know why  your favorite businesses or organizations deserve to win, please email us  at or! Written testimonials will not influence vote results, but the sender grants permission to the Los Alamos  Chamber of Commerce to publish the comments. 

Join us in recognizing great Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce Businesses and  vote now at 

Best New Business of the Year Award Nominees: 

High Mountain Wellbeing, Inspired Jewelers, Jemez Mountain Brewhouse, SALA  Los Alamos Event Center, and Wolf & Mermaid Enchanted Roasters  

Family-Friendly Business of the Year Award Nominees: 

En Pointe School of Dance in Los Alamos, The Family YMCA, Little Studio on the  Mesa, PEEC – Los Alamos Nature Center, and SALA Los Alamos Event Center

Financial Institution Business of the Year Award Nominees: Century Bank, Del Norte Credit Union, Enterprise Bank & Trust, Los Alamos  Schools Credit Union, and Zia Credit Union 

Non-Profit of the Year Award Nominees: 

Family Strengths Network, The Family YMCA, Los Alamos Family Council, Los  Alamos Public Schools Foundation, and PEEC – Los Alamos Nature Center  

Restaurant of the Year Award Nominees: 

Blue Window Café, Muy Salsas, Pajarito Brewpub & Grill, Pig & Fig Café, and  Ruby K’s Bagel Café 

Retail Business of the Year Award Nominees: 

The Cricket Window, Flowers by Gillian, Inspired Jewelers, Pet Pangaea LLC,  Samizdat Bookstore & Teahouse, and Village Arts 

Service Business of the Year Award 

Exit Realty Advantage NM, Eye Associates of New Mexico, High Mountain  Wellbeing, Inspired Jewelers, and UPEX & Gifts LLC 

Woman Owned Business of the Year Award Nominees: 

Dragonfly Playhouse Daycare, En Pointe School of Dance in Los Alamos, High  Mountain Wellbeing, Little Studio on the Mesa, Los Alamos Daily Post, and Muy  Salsas 

Only Chamber member businesses in good standing are eligible to win! 

To become a member or for more information, visit or  contact Ryn Herrmann at (505) 661-4807, or, or Sam McRae  at (505) 661-4816, or 

Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce: 

The Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce is a program of Los Alamos Commerce &  Development Corporation; a private, not-for-profit economic and community  development organization serving the Los Alamos area since 1983. LACDC  serves as the umbrella organization for the Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce,  Los Alamos MainStreet, Discover Los Alamos, Los Alamos Small Business  Center, project Y cowork Los Alamos, Los Alamos Creative District, and the Los  Alamos Research Park.