Announcing 2012 Blue Ribbon Award Winners!

The U.S. Chamber congratulates the 2012 Blue Ribbon Small Business Award® winners! These successful small businesses have contributed to the vibrancy of American free enterprise and have have been leaders in job creation and economic growth.

"Today, the Chamber celebrates the positive impact made by these companies and is proud to recognize them for their outstanding achievements," said Thomas J. Donohue, U.S. Chamber president and CEO. 

All Blue Ribbon recipients will be recognized during America's Small Business Summit, where an overall winner will be announced and will receive one complimentary registration to attend the summit, courtesy of Sam's Club®.

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


Culver City, CA
Affordable Buttons
Rochester, MN
Arlington, VA
Arkansas Power Electronics International, Inc.
Fayetteville, AR
Azalea Health Innovations
Valdosta, GA
Phoenix, AZ 
Big State Drug
Irving, TX
Blackburn, Childers & Steagall, PLC
Johnson City, TN
BoConcept New York
New York, NY
Bruckman Rubber Co.
Hastings, NE
Car Concepts, Inc.
Hurst, TX
Lowell, AR
Elkins Park, PA
New York, NY
Wichita, KS
Covalent Logic
Baton Rouge, LA
Coyote Design & Manufacturing
Boise, ID
Creative Sign Designs
Tampa, FL
Custom Alarm
Rochester, MN
CWS, Inc
Rochester, MN
Madison, AL
Irving, TX
Fine Earth LLC
Harrisonburg, VA
Firefly Farms, Inc.
Accident, MD
Fitness Consulting Group
Elizabethtown, KY
Irving, TX
Columbia, MD
Fargo, ND 
Human Solutions, Inc.
Washington, DC
New York, NY
Italian Delight
South Boston, VA
Italiano Insurance Services, Inc.
Tampa, FL
Washington, D.C.
Jump Technology Services
Tulsa, OK
Just Between Friends
Broken Arrow, OK
Kendrick Paint and Body Shop
Augusta, GA
Amarillo, TX
Lakeland Feed and Supply
Hamilton, MT
Larsen Dye Associates Architects
Irving, TX
Cincinnati, OH
Medica Pharmacy & Wellness Center
Bardstown, KY
Mel's Fish Shack
Los Angeles, CA
Midwest Computech
Columbia, MO
Maple Grove, MN
Carrollton, TX
Online Video Solutions
Oklahoma City, OK
De Pere, WI
Phoenix Group
Chesapeake, VA
Pino Gelato
Hilton Head, SC
Knoxville, TN
Schaumburg, IL
Renfro Foods, Inc.
Fort Worth, TX
Richardson & Associates, LCC
Cincinnati, OH
Jacksonville, FL
S&W Contracting of WNY, Inc.
Buffalo, NY
Savannah Bee Company
Savannah, GA
Ski Butlers
Park City, UT
Smart Science Education, Inc.
Manhattan Beach, CA
South Atlantic Bank
Myrtle Beach, SC
StarGaze Energy, LLC
Paducah, KY
Successful Innovations, Inc.
Lynchburg, VA
Boulder, CO
The Natural Baby Company
Bozeman, MT
The Phia Group, LLC
Braintree, MA
The Roasterie
Kansas City, MO
Triton Industries, LLC
Lottie, LA
Unified Group Services
Anderson, IN
Virginia Eye Consultants
Norfolk, VA
Watermark Real Estate Group
Murrells Inlet, SC
WesTex Document, Inc.
Lubbock, TX
X8 Environmental, LLC
Lubbock, TX

25 Businesses Named Free Enterprise Honorees


Atlas Research
Washington, DC
Connected Logistics
Huntsville, AL
Consumers Choice Coffee
Louisville, KY
Engineering & Computer Simulations
Orlando, FL
Irving, TX
Fireman's Contractors
Fort Worth, TX
Gloria's Cafe
Los Angeles, CA
Indus Instruments
Webster, TX
Intelligent Office
Palm Beach Gardens, FL
Kerri Miene State Farm Insurance
Irving, TX
L&M Office Furniture, Inc.
Tulsa, OK
Leduc Blueberries, LLC
Paw Paw, MI
Locum Leaders
Alpharetta, GA
Majesty Title Services, LLC
Tampa, FL
Seaworthy Marine Supply
Fulton, TX
Silicon Solar Solutions
Fayetteville, AR
Smartware Group Inc.
Center Harbor, NH
Stanley Jones and Associates
Rochester, MN
SteriTec Products Inc.
Englewood, CO
STL Business & Technology Solutions
Bloomington, IL
Studio Four Design
Knoxville, TN
Swingle Lawn, Tree & Landscape Care
Denver, CO
The Tomato Head
Knoxville, TN
Ultimate Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning
St. Paul, MN
Wright's Markets Inc.
Opelika, AL

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