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Small Business of the Year Award Breakfast

April 19, 2019 @ 12:00 am

Small Business of the Year Award Breakfast
Drake Centre, 802 W Drake Rd.
Thursday, May 23, 2019
7:30am- 9:00am

Join us as we Celebrate Small Businesses and their contributions to the Fort Collins area at the Small Business of the Year Award Ceremony.

Awards will be given to four companies: 1-10 employees, 11-50 employees, 51-200 employees, and “New Kid on the Block” award– organizations in business for 3 years or less.

The 2019 Small Business of the Year Finalists:

Small Business of the Year (1-10 employees)

Pinot’s Palette – discover a new way to unwind with your friends. Reconnect over your favorite beverages while a local artist guides you through painting your own masterpiece

Technical Framework – information technology (IT) and cloud systems support

Your True Nature – inspirational poetry, products, eCards and speaking events, helping you to find and live out Your True Nature

Medium Business of the Year (11-50 employees)

Ability Home Health Care – independently owned and operated home health agency

All Star Cleaning Service – reclaim your life with guilt-free GREEN house cleaning

Houska Automotive Services – repairing vehicles in Fort Collins since 1952

Large Business of the Year (51-200 employees)

Charco Broiler Restaurant – family owned and operated for three generations. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner

New Kid on the Block (a company that has been in business for less than three years)

Facetté Total Beauty Total Wellness – offers a broad spectrum of skin care, injectable treatments, laser rejuvenation procedures, dental hygiene, and Colorado’s only LightStim® LED bed

Junk King Fort Collins/Boulder – providing the Fort Collins/Boulder area with professional, fast and eco-friendly junk removal services

Snack Attack Specialty Sandwiches & Brews– local gathering joint where all ages are welcome to come hang for a handcrafted meal, amazing local craft beer and great conversations

More than 70 nominations were received. Businesses are judged on community involvement and stewardship, commitment to good business practices, overall business growth and innovation, and workplace culture and employee relations. To receive an award, the business must be a member of the Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce at the time the award is presented.

The breakfast will feature keynote speaker, Mat and Dennis Dinsmore from Wilbur’s Total Beverage to celebrate local small businesses.

Tickets for the awards breakfast are now available for purchase: $25 for individual members, $35 for non-members. Table of 8 available for $200.

The Business After Hours Tradeshow will follow the breakfast from 4:30 – 7:30 p.m., also at the Drake Centre, 802 W Drake Rd.

Booth space is also available for the After Hours Tradeshow. Register at fortcollinschamber.com or by calling (970) 482-3746.

The 2019 Small Business of the Year program is supported by:
Silver Sponsors:

Bronze Sponsors:


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April 19, 2019
12:00 am