Don’t miss the 28th Annual Small Business Awards Luncheon, which will be held beginning at 11:45 a.m. on Thursday, May 10 at the Embassy Suites in Little Rock. The event honors the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Arkansas Small Business Persons of the Year and other award recipients. Rex Nelson, senior editor of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, will be our guest speaker.
The following awards will be presented:
Arkansas Small Business Persons of the Year – Joe Saumweber, co-founder and chief executive officer; and Michael Paladino, co-founder and chief technology officer, RevUnit
Arkansas SCORE Chapter of the Year – Little Rock SCORE
Arkansas Microlender of the Year – F.O.R.G.E. Inc., Huntsville
Arkansas Top SBA Lender – Number of loans to Arkansas Small Businesses – Arvest Bank, Fayetteville
Arkansas Top SBA Lender – Dollars loaned to Arkansas Small Businesses – Arvest Bank, Fayetteville
Arkansas Rising Star SBA Lender of the Year – First Service Bank, Greenbrier
Arkansas Small Business Development Center of the Year – Henderson State ASBTDC, Arkadelphia
Individual tickets cost $45 per person and reserved tables of eight cost $400 per table. To register for the event, click: https://www.arkansasstatechamber.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/reg-form-18-sm-biz-awards.pdf
We would like to thank the following sponsors of the 28th Annual Small Business Awards Luncheon:
Table – Arkansas Electric Cooperatives, AEDC, Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Arkansas Business Publishing Group, Arvest Bank, Bank of the Ozarks, CenterPoint Energy and Simmons Bank.
If your company is interested in sponsoring the 28th Annual Small Business Awards Luncheon, contact Bill Watson at email@example.com or 501-802-1740.