HAMPTON ROADS, VA – The Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the 2009 Hampton Roads Small Business of the Year winner at the annual Small Business of the Year awards luncheon on Thursday, October 1 at 12:00pm at the Renaissance Portsmouth Hotel & Waterfront Conference Center located at 425 Water Street in Portsmouth. The Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year awards, a signature Chamber event, is the premier small business award ceremony in the region. Chesapeake City Mayor Alan Krasnoff and Suffolk City Mayor Linda Johnson and City of Portsmouth Vice Mayor William E. Moody will be in attendance to congratulate the winners.
At the luncheon, one of the five city small business winners will be announced as the Hampton Roads Small Business of the Year. The Chamber is pleased to announce these five small businesses as the 2009 city Small Business of the Year winners:
Chesapeake – T Solutions, Inc.
Norfolk – Getem Services Termite and Pest Control – Trusted Since 1922
Portsmouth – LMS Medical Supplies
Suffolk – 1Foot 2 Foot
Virginia Beach – Young Family Dentistry
The Verizon Wireless Leadership Award and the Top 10 to Watch will also be recognized at the event. The Top 10 to Watch list was compiled by the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce and its Small Business Development Center of Hampton Roads to recognize ten businesses for being some of the fastest growing companies in the area and for their service in supporting the local small business community. Many thanks to Cox Business as the Presenting Sponsor of the Small Business of the Year awards.
To register for the luncheon, visit the events tab at www.HamptonRoadsChamber.com. Deadline is Tuesday, September 29. For more information on the Chamber’s Hampton Roads Small Business of the Year Awards, contact Jim Carroll, Vice President of Small Business and Executive Director of the Small Business Development Center, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 757.664.2595.
About the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce (www.hamptonroadschamber.com)
The Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce is a vigorous advocate for the economic success of its more than 2,200 member businesses, which employ more than a quarter million men and women in southeastern Virginia. The Chamber promotes Hampton Roads’ healthy business climate through economic development, public policy initiatives, services and benefits to members. The Chamber is dedicated to creating economic opportunity and enhancing the quality of life in Hampton Roads.