2020 Small Business Awards Finalists Announced

2020 Small Business Awards Finalists Announced

BENTONVILLE, AR – Every year since 1963, the President of the United States has issued a proclamation announcing National Small Business Week, which recognizes the critical contributions of America’s entrepreneurs and small business owners. As part of National Small Business Week, The Greater Bentonville Area Chamber of Commerce joins in the celebration of the small businesses that support our community and make our region one of the best places to live in America. During the celebration of our area’s entrepreneurs and business owners, the Chamber will have a number of events, including our annual awards ceremony honoring some of the best businesses, owners, and employees.

This year’s finalists for Bentonville’s 2020 Small Business Awards – founded by Arvest Bank – are:

  • Small Business of the Year
    • Bentonville Brewing Company
    • Markham & Fitz
    • Uptown Barber Lounge
  • Emerging Small Business of the Year
    • Joys of Swimming
    • Urban Forest Axe House
    • The First Seat
  • Small Business Owner under 30 of the Year
    • Urban Forest Axe House
    • Garrett Youngblood Insurance
    • Juice Palm
  • Small Business Employee of the Year
    • Ally Morrison, Simplemachine
    • Lauren Tronzano, Insight Leadership Group
    • Melissa Maliki, Busted Knuckles Cleaning
  • Non-Profit Organization of the Year
    • Amazeum
    • Circle of Life Hospice
    • Bella Vista Animal
  • Woman Owned Small Business of the Year
    • Markham & Fitz
    • Cocoon Yoga Lab
    • Big Deal Marketing
  • Minority Owned Small Business of the Year
    • 211 Café
    • Nids Creation Photography
    • Juice Palm

This year the Max McGaugh Legacy Award will be awarded to the organization that has been in business over 25 years while also showcasing their commitment and stewardship to the region. This will be nominated and voted on by the Greater Bentonville Area Chamber of Commerce staff and the Greater Bentonville Area of Commerce Small Business Council.

To learn more about the 2020 Small Business Awards, please visit http://greaterbentonville.com.

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