2011 Award Winners

The U.S. Chamber is proud to announce its 2011 Regional Finalists, Blue Ribbon Small Business Award® winners. All award winners were recognized at America’s Small Business Summit, May 23–25, in Washington, D.C. 

In addition, 25 Free Enterprise Honorees were commended for their strong business practices and contributions to the economy. 

2011 Regional Finalists:

Cocoa Dolce Artisan Chocolates

Heritage Homes

Praetorian Group

Next Step Orthotics & Prosthetics

Presitge Cleaners

Red Frog Events

R&R Conner

 

 

Charleston, SC
Reno, NV
Arlington, VA 

 

Lexington, NE
Tampa, FL
Pearland, TX
Irving, TX 
Carrboro, NC

 

Hurst, TX
Lubbock, TX

 

Elkins Park, PA
Charleston, SC

 

New York, NY
Louisville, KY

 

Irving, TX

 

Rochester, MN
Harrisonburg, VA

 

Cincinnati, OH
San Marino, CA

 

Fridley, MN

 

Denver, CO
Orlando, FL
Knoxville, TN

 

Harrisonburg, VA

 

Cedar Rapids, IA
Troy, MI

 

Irving, TX
Old Bridge, NJ

 

Knoxville, TN
Fargo, ND 

 

New York, NY

 

Rolling Meadows, IL

 

Washington, D.C.
Tijeras, NM

 

Beaufort, SC

 

Cincinnati, OH

 

Fargo, ND

 

Alpharetta, GA

 

Kennewick, WA
Aberdeen, NC 

 

Columbia, MO
New Orleans, LA

 

Boulder, CO
Surfside Beach, SC

 

De Pere, WI

 

Van Wert, OH
Knoxville, TN

 

Tulsa, OK
Tulsa, OK
San Francisco, CA 

 

Knoxville, TN

 

Schaumburg, IL
Cedar Rapids, IA

 

Conner, MT

 

Bellevue, WA

 

Chicago, IL

 

Fulton, TX
Paducah, KY
Savannah, GA

 

San Francisco, CA

 

Lubbock, TX
Covington, LA

 

Myrtle Beach, SC
Cincinnati, OH

 

25 Businesses Named Free Enterprise Honorees

Knoxville, TN
Mesa, AZ
Colfax, WI
Rochester, MN

 

Columbia, SC
Arlington, VA

 

Lake Forest, IL

 

Lanham, MD

 

South Boston, VA
Irving, TX

 

Knoxville, TN
Irving, TX
Columbia, MO

 

Irving, TX
Atlanta, GA

 

Huntsville, AL
Oswego, NY

 

Ann Arbor, MI
Boulder, CO

 

New York, NY
Chalfont, PA

 

Oklahoma City, OK

 

Murrells Inlet, SC

 

Johnson City, TN
 

 

About the DREAM BIG Small Business of the Year Award

The Awards program is designed to honor our nation's job creators and recognize their significant contributions as drivers of economic growth. The winner of the DREAM BIG Small Business of the Year Award will receive a $10,000 cash prize courtesy of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

Award criteria, eligibility requirements, and the timeline can be found here. Return to Top