Small Business Awards

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Risk-takers. Problem solvers. The dreamers and the doers.

Formerly the Pinnacle Awards, the Gwinnett Chamber’s NEW Small Business Awards showcase those that dare to start, sustain and succeed and the community that supports them.

October 23

11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. | Infinite Energy Forum

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Award Categories

Advocate Award

The success of a small business is often dependent on the ecosystem that it is surrounded by. This designation honors an organization that strengthens the community’s small business environment.

Community Contributor Award

This recognition pays tribute to an organization, that although small, makes a big difference in the lives of others. Nonprofits and for-profits alike can participate in this award.

Culture Creator Award

Creating a company culture is not just for large corporations. This small business is intentional by investing in the development and wellbeing of its employees.

Emerging Entrepreneur Award

This kudos will go to a young professional who is shaking up the small business space. Applicants must be under 40 years of age by October 30, 2019.

Founder Award

The recipient of this award started small but thought big. This top-tier recognition will pay tribute to an entrepreneur who has reached the pinnacle of prosperity.

Launch Award

This recognition will honor a business that began no more than two years ago. Its innovative approach ensures that it’s well on its way.

Minority-Owned/Women-Owned Small Business Award

This award recognizes a minority-owned and/or women-owned organization that exhibits excellence and best business practices.

Small Business Award

This small business is a standout organization. It exhibits excellence and best business practices.

By the Numbers

Three awards will be given in this sector.

  • 0 – 5 Employees
  • 6 – 24 Employees
  • 25+ Employees

Support System Award

It is said that a small business’s best friends are an accountant, attorney and lender. This award recognizes the support that the professional service industry provides to small businesses.

Partner Opportunities

Enhance your exposure and support small business!

Contact Cally D’Angelo, Sr. Director, Membership Services & Small Business Initiatives with questions.
678.957.4958 or CDAngelo@GwinnettChamber.org.

Presenting Sponsor

$ 7,500
SOLD
  • • The program will be referred to as “Gwinnett Chamber Small Business Awards, presented (name of sponsor company).”
  • • Two-minute promotional announcement
  • • Attendee list
  • • Logo on all marketing collateral
  • • Opportunity to distribute promotional materials at display table or in each seat
  • • Personalized letter to finalists, facilitated by chamber
  • • Presentation of awards
  • • Recognition in press releases
  • • Social media spotlight
  • • Ten (10) seats at event
  • • First opportunity to sponsor following year

Leading Sponsor

$ 6,000
SOLD
  • • One-minute promotional announcement
  • • Attendee list
  • • Logo inclusion in program, signage, and website
  • • Opportunity to distribute promotional materials at display table or in each seat
  • • Personalized letter to finalists, facilitated by chamber
  • • Recognition in press releases
  • • Social media spotlight
  • • Ten (10) seats at event
  • • First opportunity to upgrade to Presenting Sponsor for following year

Principal Sponsor

$ 4,000
Four available
  • • 30-second promotional announcement by emcee
  • • Logo inclusion in program, signage and website
  • • Opportunity to distribute promotional materials at display table or in each seat
  • • Social media spotlight
  • • Ten (10) seats at event
  • • First right of refusal for following year

Supporting Sponsor

$ 3,000
Multiple available
  • • Logo inclusion in program, signage and website
  • • Opportunity to distribute promotional materials at display table or in each seat
  • • Social media spotlight
  • • Verbal reference at event
  • • Eight (8) seats at event

Corporate Sponsor

$ 2,000
Multiple available
  • • Logo inclusion in program, signage and website
  • • Opportunity to distribute promotional materials at display table
  • • Social media mentions
  • • Verbal reference at event
  • • Six (6) seats at event

Partner Sponsor

$ 1,000
Multiple available
  • • Listing on event signage
  • • Listing in program
  • • Opportunity to distribute promotional materials at display table
  • • Recognition on website
  • • Four (4) seats at event

Onsite Exhibitor

$ 500
Multiple available
  • • Opportunity to distribute promotional materials at display table
  • • Two (2) seats at event

Contact

Cally D’Angelo, Sr. Director, Membership Services & Small Business Initiatives
678.957.4958 or CDAngelo@GwinnettChamber.org

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