Announcing Call for Applications

The 2020 GRQC Performance Excellence Awards


GRQC, an affiliate of the Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, is pleased to announce that we are accepting applications for the 2020 GRQC Performance Excellence Awards. Through the award program, we seek to discover, recognize and learn from high performing organizations in the Greater Rochester area.


Awards will be presented in three categories: Team Excellence, Operations Excellence and Customer Excellence. Organizations from business, healthcare, education, government and not-for-profit are eligible to apply. Award winners will be revealed at the 14th Annual GRQC Showcase and Award Ceremony to be held on May 7, 2020 at Locust Hill, Country Club, 2000 Jefferson Rd, Pittsford. NY 14534 at 5pm. 


The application has two parts. Part 1 must be received by December 20, 2019. Part 2 must be received by January 24, 2020.

You can download the Applications here:  Application Part 1     Application Part 2    

To be considered for an award and prior to completing the Application Part 1, contact Ginger Rinas, GRQC Board Member, @ or call 585-750-6025. Let her know your organization is interested in participating in the award process.

Please complete Application Part 1 first, and submit it to Ginger Rinas, GRQC Board Member, at by December 20, 2019.  The Application Part 1 will be reviewed to ensure criteria are met and the correct award category has been selected (Team, Operations, Customer).  Within 72 hours of receipt of Application Part 1, you will receive a reply indicating your next steps. 

If you prefer, you can email Ginger to obtain a copy of the application at or call at 585-750-6025.

Event Sponsorship Opportunities are also available. For information on how to be a sponsor and to have a display table at GRQC’s 14th Annual Showcase and Award Ceremony, please contact Cassidy Franklin at