Nominations officially open today for the next Businesses and Community Achievement Gala.

The annual event is put on by the Haliburton Highlands Chamber of Commerce and recognizes businesses, individuals and organizations across Haliburton County.

Last year’s 10 categories included the Business Achievement Award, Entrepreneur of the Year and Tourism and Hospitality.

You don’t have to be a member to nominate someone. The nomination deadline is January 12th.

You can find all of the details, including registration forms on the Haliburton Chamber of Commerce website.