Abilene Chamber Now Accepting Small Business Award Nominations

March 13, 2023

The Abilene Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Small Business Week celebrations the week of May 1-5, and locally highlight the impact of the outstanding entrepreneurs and small business owners across the Big Country. The week is sponsored by the America’s SBDC at Texas Tech, First Financial Bank and Star Dodge Jeep Hyundai, and is held in conjunction with National Small Business Week.

“Small businesses are the backbone of our economy,” said Doug Peters, President and CEO of the Abilene Chamber of Commerce. “Owning a small business takes great fortitude, and I have never been prouder of the tenacity and determination of the entrepreneurs in our community.”

Each year community members have the opportunity to nominate small businesses across four award categories. Award recipients are recognized during the Salute to Small Business Week Luncheon held on Tuesday, May 2.

Nominations are currently being accepted for the following categories:

  • Small Business Young Entrepreneur of the Year
  • Small Business Community Investment Award
  • Family-Owned Business of the Year
  • New Business of the Year

Click here to nominate your favorite small business, and click here to view a list of past recipients.


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