Congratulations to the 2012 regional finalists for the DREAM BIG Small Business of the Year Award, sponsored by Sam's Club®. These seven finalists represent the best in American business. Learn more about our 7 finalists. Congratulations to our 2012 Community Excellence Award winner, Italian Delight of South Boston, VA!
“These small businesses are each a shining example of the power of free enterprise and the opportunities it can create for America’s doers and dreamers,” said Thomas J. Donohue, president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber.
“Small businesses are often described as the pulse or backbone of our country, and we admire the drive and initiative that it takes for their owners to be successful,” said Rosalind Brewer, president and CEO of Sam's Club.
View the full press release.
2012 Regional Finalists
|Eastern: BoConcept New York||Great Lakes: CETRA Language Solutions|
|Midwest: Heritage Homes||Northwest: Lakeland Feed and Supply|
|Southeast: Virginia Eye Consultants||Southwest & South Central: Renfro Foods|
|Western: Ski Butlers|
2012 Blue Ribbon Winners
These 75 small businesses were selected for their innovative business practices and strong contributions to their communities. Check out the Awards blog from FreeEnterprise.com. View the press release.
25 Businesses Named Free Enterprise Honorees
|Consumers Choice Coffee
|Engineering & Computer Simulations
Fort Worth, TX
Los Angeles, CA
Palm Beach Gardens, FL
|Kerri Miene State Farm Insurance
|L&M Office Furniture, Inc.
|Leduc Blueberries, LLC
Paw Paw, MI
|Majesty Title Services, LLC
|Seaworthy Marine Supply
|Silicon Solar Solutions
|Smartware Group Inc.
Center Harbor, NH
|Stanley Jones and Associates
|SteriTec Products Inc.
|STL Business & Technology Solutions
|Studio Four Design
|Swingle Lawn, Tree & Landscape Care
|The Tomato Head
|Ultimate Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning
St. Paul, MN
|Wright's Markets Inc.