Nominations Are Now Open

Give Your Favorite Small Business or Non-Profit Organization the Gift of Celebrating Their Success

Submit Your Nominations for the 40th Annual Manatee Small Business of the Year Awards

Everyone knows a small business owner or non-profit organization that is doing things "right." They're focused on customer service, their employees and the growth of their organization.

Consider nominating clients, business partners, your favorite business or organization - your own! The winners will be announced at a special awards breakfast on August 23, 2019.

Criteria for Eligibility:

  • Must be in business and operating for at least 3 years
  • Must have no more than 80 employees
  • Must conduct a substantial amount of work and business in Manatee County

Nomination period ends Friday, May 31.

Multiple nominations by several individuals or groups are discouraged since only one nomination per organization is needed. 

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Organization Name

Organization Address


Zip Code

Organization Phone

Organization E-mail

Contact Name at Organization

Your E-mail

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Why do you feel this business or organization deserves to be the Small Business of the Year?