Duct Doctor USA Nominated for Loudoun County Chamber’s 2012 Small Business Awards
Lansdowne, VA – The Loudoun County Chamber has received a record 347 nominations for the 2012 Small Business Awards, an annual event that celebrates the achievements of small business, entrepreneurs and non profit organizations in Loudoun County.
The Chamber’s Small Business Awards nomination process was open to the public, who were invited to nominate a deserving business or nonprofit organization worthy of being called Loudoun’s finest.
“The Small Business Awards is Loudoun County’s most prestigious honor that a local small business or non-profit can earn, and this record number of nominations is evidence of the remarkable level of enthusiasm in our community for these Awards,” Chamber President Tony Howard said.
The 347 nominated businesses are eligible to compete in ten categories, where their applications will be considered by a team of judges from the Chamber membership. After the four finalists in each category are announced on September 28th, the Chamber will invite the public to cast their ballots to help determine the winners in eight of the ten business categories.
The Awards most prestigious honors – The Small Business of the Year and The Entrepreneur of the Year – will be decided by a Blue Ribbon Panel of select Loudoun County business leaders.
On November 9th at The National Conference Center, the nominees, finalists and winners will be recognized before a packed room of more than 500 county business and community leaders at the Annual Gala Awards Ceremony.
“The competition for the Small Business Awards is incredibly fierce, with a large number of the most dynamic, innovative and successful companies in the region striving to earn the most prestigious recognition for business excellence in Loudoun County,” said Chamber President Tony Howard.
Tickets to the 2012 Small Business Awards are on sale now and key sponsorship packages are also available. For more information contact the Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce at 703.777.2176 or visit the Chamber website: www.loudounchamber.org.
The Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce represents more than 1,100 businesses throughout Loudoun County and Northern Virginia. For more information about the Chamber, visit www.loudounchamber.org or call (703) 777-2176.