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Deadline: Hampton Roads Small Business of the Year Award Nominations
Hampton Roads is home to an abundance of top notch small businesses, young entrepreneurs, flourishing startups and small business leaders working every day to strengthen our small business community. Recognize your favorite small business, start up or small business leader. Nominate them today for a Small Business of the Year Award.
—Hampton Roads Chamber
Don’t miss this opportunity to get a significant amount free publicity for your business. Showing up is half the battle—if you don’t apply, you’re guaranteed not to win.
Note: it’s perfectly acceptable for you to nominate yourself.
- Small Business of the Year
- Entrepreneur of the Year
- Top to Watch
How Winners are Decided
A panel of judges select a Small Business of the Year from every Southside city. The business with the highest cumulative score will be announced as Hampton Roads Small Business of the Year at the event. Thank you to Southern Bank, Small Business of the Year Awards Presenting Sponsor.
The Small Business of the Year awards coincides with National Small Business Week which recognizes the critical contributions of America’s entrepreneurs and small business owners. Small businesses account for approximately 85% of the Hampton Roads Chamber’s total membership and we do everything possible to ensure their success. The Small Business of the Year Awards is one of many ways we support our small business members. The Hampton Roads Chamber is the premier pro-business organization serving as an Impactful Advocate, Powerful Economic Partner, and Inspiring Ignitor in order to set the conditions for other businesses to be successful, large and small.
—Hampton Roads Chamber
StartWheel’s mission is to centralize and mobilize efforts that foster the growth of entrepreneurism in our regional innovation economy. We aim to support and cultivate an entrepreneurial network in HRVA where talent, resources, information and leadership come together.