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2020 Small Business of the Year Awards
Dec 4 @ 11:00 am – 1:30 pm
Alabama Small Business of the Year Awards
Presented at the CCAA/BCA Partnership Annual Meeting
The 2020 Alabama Small Business of the Year finalist will be selected from nominations made by local Alabama chambers of commerce. Alabama chambers of commerce will have opportunity to nominate one-member small business for each award category. Awards will be presented in four categories:
Emerging (in business fewer than five years)
Small Business of the Year ( 1-10 employees)
Small Business of the Year (11-50 employees)
Small Business of the Year (51-100 employees).
The nominees will be judged in four categories: community involvement, chamber participation, business success, and overall deservedness.
The Alabama Small Business of the Year awards program provides opportunities to be in front of Alabama’s small businesses, chamber executives, entrepreneurs, lawmakers and community leaders.
Step 1- General Information
Complete the following information:
- Local chamber of commerce making nomination
- Name of nominated small business
- Name and title of contact information for person of nominated small business (include business mailing address)
- Award category of nomination: Emerging (in
business fewer than five years), Small Business of
the Year (1-10 employees), Small Business of the
Year (11-50 employees), or Small Business of the Year
Step 2 – Narrative
Include each of the four broad category headings
listed below in your 10 or fewer page, double-spaced,
single-sided nomination narrative/submission:
1. Leadership and community support: Discuss
how the nominated small business is a leader in
the business community and supports its local
2. Chamber involvement: Discuss how the
nominated small business participates in and has a
leadership role in its local chamber of commerce.
3. Business Success: Discuss the customer growth
and focus, industry awards, program initiatives
or other reasons for the success of the nominated
4. Overall Deservedness: Discuss why the small
business you are nominating should be named the
2020 Small Business of the Year.
Submissions for the 2020 awards are due by
5:00 p.m. CDT on September 30, 2020 to
JeremyArthur, President and CEO, Chamber of Commerce
Association of Alabama, at firstname.lastname@example.org.