Small Business of the Year Award

2008 SBY Award Winner
2008 SBY Award Recipient – Germantown Copy Center2009 SBY Award Winner
Colette Releford, Owner of Strive Business Solutions, was the 2009 Small Business of the Year Award recipient.2011 SBY Award Winner
Sam McNamee, President of Signs of Progress and 2011 SBY recipient, presents Cartridge on Wheels Owner Bruce Kanner with the 2012 SBY Award plaque.
2011 SBY Award Winner
What Is It?

The chamber’s Small Business of the Year Award recognizes small businesses, which are a vital part of our economy and community. The award is presented to the small business that demonstrates success, community involvement, and excellent customer relations.


You must be a member of the GGCC. Your business must have less than ten (10) full time employees to qualify as a GGCC Small Business. You must fill out this application completely. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Prior winners are not encouraged to apply.


The winner of the Small Business of the Year award will be determined by committee review of the applications.

Application Deadline:

Deadline for entries is in November and are accepted either via mail or email. The award is presented at the GGCC’s Celebration Dinner & Awards Ceremony held in December. The winner is invited to attend with one guest as our guest of honor.

Previous Recipients:

2018: Auxilium Technology

2017: Crown Trophy

2016: Metropolitan Ballet Theatre and Academy

2015: ELaunchers

2014: Pinky & Pepe’s Grape Escape

2013: Soldierfit

2012: Authxperts, LLC

2011: Cartridge on Wheels

2010: Signs of Progress

2009: Strive Business Solutions

2008: Germantown Copy Center

2007: Follow Your Heart Yoga

To Apply:

Complete this application and email to

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