ABBY Awards will take place Thursday, September 15th

ABERDEEN, S.D.(Press Release) – Rooted in Aberdeen will be the theme of the Aberdeen Area Chamber of Commerce’s 27th annual ABBY Awards. This event will take place on Thursday, September 15 at the Dakota Event Center. Social will begin at 6pm with awards at 7 pm. Tickets are $50 each or a table of eight for $375. Heavy hors d’oeuvres and select drinks are included with tickets, available online at under the Chamber Calendar tab.

There will be ten awards presented, including Agribusiness, Bridge Builder, Community Involvement-Business, Community Involvement-Not for Profit, Customer Service-Retail, Customer Service-Not for Profit, Health & Wellness, Manufacturing, Professional Services and People’s Choice. In addition, the inaugural Top 4 Under 40 recognitions will take place during this event.

Voting for the People’s Choice, the only award voted on locally, will be open on Thursday, September 8 at 8 am and run through Friday, September 9 at 5 pm. Anyone may vote on this award through one of three methods: calling 605-225-2860; emailing; or going to

The ABBYs are hosted by the Aberdeen Area Chamber of Commerce Diplomats and sponsored by the Aberdeen Development Corporation. For more information, contact the Chamber at