WHAT: 2013 Frank G. Berlin, Sr., Small Business Awards
WHERE: Hyatt Regency Sarasota (1000 Blvd. of the Arts)
WHEN: Friday, May 10 | 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
COST: $49 Chamber Members; $60 Future Members; $550 Gold Sponsor; $350 Silver Sponsor
SARASOTA, Fla. – (March 14, 2013) The Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2013 Frank G. Berlin, Sr., Small Business Awards.
The awards luncheon, which draws over 500 people and is sponsored by the Herald-Tribune Media Group, recognizes local member businesses and individuals in various categories. Finalists are judged on several areas including innovation of product or service, response to adversity, business growth and contributions to community.
Based upon scoring criteria, the companies and individuals who qualified as finalists are:
Annette Gueli – Pro-Motion Notions
Dulcy Kushmore – Canadian Pharmaceutical Services LLC
Elizabeth Callahan -Elizabeth F. Callahan, MD LLC
Mote Marine Laboratory
Asolo Repertory Theatre
City of Sarasota Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall
Center for Building Hope
Sarasota Housing Authority
Charity & Weiss International Realty LLC
Contract Furnishings International, Inc.
Peter J. Jaensch Immigration Law Firm
Cutting Loose Salon
Digital Image Business Solutions
Capstan Financial Consulting Group
SMALL BUSINESS OF THE YEAR
Gulf Coast Signs of Sarasota, Inc.
The annual Frank G. Berlin, Sr., Small Business Awards is a program of The Chamber’s Small Business Council (SBC), which exists to promote consumer trust in the business community, to assist our small business members in their growth, development and success, to recognize achievements and contributions of areas members, to encourage businesses to adhere to the highest ethical standards, and to facilitate resolution of consumer disputes. The SBC continuously strives to develop new programs that benefit its small business members.
Award sponsors are Herald-Tribune Media Group, Hyatt Regency Sarasota, iBERIABANK, Kerkering, Barberio & Co., Ludwig-Walpole Insurance Agency, Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport, Shumaker, and Loop & Kendrick, LLP,