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Local Businesses Honored at the Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce 2016 Small Business of the Year Awards


Fort Lauderdale, FL, May 16, 2016 --(PR.com)-- Over 150 community, governmental and business leaders gathered at Lenore's Table at the First Baptist Church yesterday as the Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce honored 10 outstanding members at their 2016 Small Business of the Year Awards -- Presented by TD Bank.

"With 60,000 small businesses in Fort Lauderdale, small businesses account for about $13 billion in payroll and 25,000 new jobs. They have been a huge reason unemployment in Broward County is at a low of 4.4%," said City of Fort Lauderdale Mayor Jack Seiler, highlighted the impact of small businesses and the instrumental role they play in the economic development of the city, county, region and state.

This year there were 27 Small Businesses vying for the honor of Small Business of the Year in three categories. After careful and difficult deliberation (the applications this year were outstanding!) three recipients were selected from each category. Also selected was the Small Business Person of the Year, who will represent the Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce at the Broward County Small Business Person of the Year Awards on May 25th. Congratulations to all the honorees:

New Small Business
1-3 years

Minuteman Press of Wilton Manors

Piccolo Ristorante

Circles Enterprises Inc.

Established
Small Business
4 +years

Wizard Creations

Merchant Processing Solutions

Lightship Media

Non Profit
Organization

The Broward Partnership

Firewall Centers

Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship
FSU

Small Business Person of the Year

Yamilet Strauss
Merchant Processing Solutions

The Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce is the largest and oldest business organization in Broward County. Established in 1910, the Chamber has 1,311 companies that employ more than 500,000 employees.
Contact Information
Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce
Cristina Agnone
954-462-4139
Contact
www.ftlchamber.com

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