The Southwest Indiana Chamber has announced the winners of its 2018 business awards. The recipients were announced at the organization's Annual Meeting & Dinner, where the new chairman of the chamber's board of directors was also nominated.

Nearly 800 people were in attendance to find out this year's award winners. They include:

• Normal P. Wagner Business of the Year: Accuride Corp.

• Small Business of the Year: Signarama Evansville

• Richard A. Schlottman Business Person of the Year: Tom Burkhardt

• Entrepreneur of the Year: Brian Wildeman, president of Wilde Horticultural IHC

• Nonprofit of the Year: Junior Achievement of Southwest Indiana

• Volunteer of the Year: Doug Minor

• Young Professionals of the Year: Matthew Nix and Nate Hahn

The chamber also nominated Christine Keck, director of federal government affairs at Evansville-based Vectren Corp., as chairman of the board for the 2018-2020 term. She succeeds Jim Sandgren of Old National Bancorp, who stepped down from the role.