SAVE THE DATE FOR SMALL BUSINESS WEEK! May 1-5, 2023
The Abilene Chamber of Commerce will be spotlighting individuals and businesses who, through their independent entrepreneurial spirit, play a vital role in building the community and the economy. To be nominated is a reward in itself and a nomination serves as a great tribute to a company’s leadership and employees. All small business nominees and recipients will be recognized at the Salute to Small Business Luncheon. Salute to Small Business Week is Presented by America's SBDC at Texas Tech, First Financial Bank, and Star Auto Group.
Salute to Small Business Awards
Small Business Young Entrepreneur of the Year sponsored by Affordacare Urgent Care
Small Business Community Investment Award sponsored by First Financial Bank
Family-Owned Business of the Year sponsored by Star Auto Group
New Business of the Year sponsored by Holland Hearing Center
LIST OF PREVIOUS RECIPIENTS
Activities for the Week
SMALL BUSINESS WEEK KICK-OFF: MON., MAY 1
It's the most wonderful time of the year! Help us as we pay tribute to the work you all have done over the past year at the Star Auto Group Small Business Week Ribbon Cutting Celebration!
Are you a business without a storefront? Let us help celebrate your business with a Ribbon Cutting during! Click here to get more info.
SALUTE TO SMALL BUSINESS WEEK AWARDS LUNCHEON:TUES., MAY 2
Join us for our annual Salute to Small Business Awards Luncheon where we honor and recognize the recipients of the 2023 Small Business Awards.
Tables and tickets here.
TRIBUTE TO SMALL BUSINESSES SOCIAL MEDIA DAY THURS., MAY 4
Engage with us on social media as we pay tribute to, honor, and share fun facts about why small businesses are so important to Abilene and our economy. Include #SmallBizWeek in your post so we can share!
THE MORNING EDGE - SMALL BUSINESS WEEK EDITION: FRI, MAY 5
Network with other small businesses over coffee and a breakfast burrito! This final event of our Salute to Small Business Week will be located at the Rosa's Cafe on N Judge Ely. Hear sponsor presentations from this week's sponsors, America's SBDC at Texas Tech, First Financial Bank, and Star Auto Group.
Thank you to our Diamond Table Sponsors:
Batts Communications LP
Betty Rose's Little Brisket
Capital Farm Credit
Coleman County State Bank
Development Corporation of Abilene
First Bank Texas
Happy State Bank
Lawrence Hall Abilene
My Emergency Room 24/7 + Urgent Care
Representative Stan Lambert