Chattanooga Chamber Of Commerce Announces Finalists For 2019 Small Business Awards

Monday, February 11, 2019
Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy, 2018 Small Business Award recipient in the nonprofit category
Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy, 2018 Small Business Award recipient in the nonprofit category

The Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce announced finalists for the 2019 Small Business Awards: 

 

1-20 Employees:

Blades Creative

HR Biz Solutions

Shah Trucking

 

21-50 Employees:

The Bitter Alibi

The Dwell Hotel

Office Furniture Warehouse

 

51-300 Employees:

Hutton

Metal Working Solutions

Trident Transport

 

Nonprofit:

Chattanooga Area Food Bank

Creative Discovery Museum

Signal Centers

 

Small Business Award finalists and recipients are selected by an independent volunteer committee of local business leaders convened by the Chattanooga Chamber. 

 

Finalists will be honored, and a recipient named in each category, at the Small Business Awards Luncheon on March 20, from 11:30 a.m.

to 1 p.m. at the Chattanooga Convention Center.

 

Get tickets here.


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