2023 SMALL BUSINESS ROCK STARS
The State of Georgia recognizes and values the dedication and entrepreneurial spirit of Georgia's small businesses that keep the state's economy strong by proclaiming "Small Business Week" May 1-6, 2023. Every year in honor of Georgia Small Business Week, the Georgia Department of Economic Development and the Georgia Economic Developers Association (GEDA) team up to present a few outstanding small businesses with the title of Small Business ROCK STARS. The awards salute the risks, innovations, outreach, and impact of the state's small businesses.
Each of this year's winners have fewer than 300 full-time employees, make a positive impact in their community, and were founded in the State of Georgia. Since its inception, the Georgia Small Business ROCK STARS program has garnered more than 4,000 nominations and honored 50 small businesses as Small Business ROCK STARS.
Nominate a unique and exceptional small business from the technology, manufacturing, service, or retail industry sectors.
To be considered for the Small Business ROCK STAR awards, the criteria is as follows:
- Georgia Corporation or LLC
- In business for a minimum of three (3) years
- Must NOT be a franchise
- Must operate in a commercial facility
- Have more than 2 full-time employees and less than 300 full-time employees; and
- Makes a positive impact in the local community
Nominations for 2024 will close Monday, October 30, 2023. Nominations for 2025 will open mid-May 2024.
Learn more at https://www.georgia.org/rockstars