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    April 16, 2013

    35 small businesses announced as Chamber award finalists

    SBEA 2013A diverse and successful group of local businesses were announced Monday as finalists for the Chamber's Small Business Excellence Awards. The 35 businesses are well on the way to significant accomplishments in our local business community and beyond.

    Winners will be unveiled at the eighteenth annual Small Business Excellence Awards luncheon on May 16 at the Millennium Hotel from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  The event is presented by PNC Bank.

    The event will feature Clay Mathile as a keynote speaker.  Mathile is the former CEO and owner of The Iams Company and will present "Run Your Business, Don't Let It Run You".  For registration information, visit

    "The Small Business Excellence Awards gives us the opportunity to recognize and celebrate job creators, problem solvers and service providers who make up such a critical segment of our business community," said John Bosse, vice president at the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber.  "Small businesses employ half of our region's one million plus workers, and our finalists are at the top of that long list," said Bosse.

    Finalists for the 2013 Small Business Excellence Awards include:

    Small Business of the Year (1-15 employees)

    Affordable Language Services
    Aquarius Professional Staffing
    Boot Camp Digital
    Center City Collision
    Saxon Financial Consulting
    Strategic Human Resources, Inc.

    Small Business of the Year (16-50 employees)

    Accelerated Business Results, A Fox Corporation
    Axiom Consulting
    Flottman Company
    Illumination Research
    Truepoint, Inc.

    Small Business of the Year (51-250 employees)

    A Caring Choice
    Che International Group LLC
    Fund Evaluation Group
    Priority Dispatch
    Process Plus LLC 

    Emerging Business of the Year

    Arthur Murray Dance Studio
    Cog LLC
    InfoTrust LLC
    Ingage Partners LLC 

    Nonprofit Organization of the Year (1-40 employees)

    Cincinnati Shakespeare Company
    Girls on the Run of Greater Cincinnati, Inc.
    Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance
    Ikron Corporation 

    Nonprofit Organization of the Year (41-250 employees)

    Camp Joy
    HealthSource of Ohio
    Visiting Nurse Association of Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky 

    Community Involvement Award

    Cincinnati Sub-Zero
    Ingage Partners LLC
    Modern Office Methods
    PowerNet Global
    Process Plus LLC
    Zimmerman & Co. CPAs

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