The Knoxville Chamber congratulates six member companies on their selection as 2014 U.S. Chamber of Commerce Blue Ribbon Small Business Award winners. This program recognizes companies for their dedication to the principles of free enterprise and contributions to restoring jobs and supporting economic growth.
AMS Corporation, G2 Engineering & Management, Inc., Knoxville Comprehensive Breast Center, Management Solutions LLC, Prestige Cleaners, Inc., and The Trust Company of Knoxville were chosen from a record number of nationwide applicants and will be honored at the 2014 America’s Small Business Summit in Washington, D.C.
“We are incredibly proud of these companies that have received national recognition,” said Mike Edwards, president and CEO of the Knoxville Chamber. “They are excellent examples of the small businesses in operation across Innovation Valley, and we are honored to have them represent our region.”
The six winners are now eligible for the Dream Big Small Business of the Year Award. On March 19, the U.S Chamber of Commerce will announce seven regional finalists chosen from this year’s 100 Blue Ribbon Award winners and will present the winner with a $10,000 cash prize during the 2014 summit.
The winners are also eligible for the U.S Chamber of Commerce Community Excellence Award that recognizes a business who has demonstrated considerable commitment to and support of their local community. The winner will be decided through online public voting from now through Feb. 28 and will also be announced during this year’s summit. Vote for your choice at www.uschambersummit.com/ceaaward.
The Knoxville Chamber submitted 14 applications from past Pinnacle Business Award winners.