Small Business of the Year Award

AFCEA International is honoring a small business of the year. This award will be presented annually.

Criteria:

  • 250 people or less in company
  • AFCEA corporate member
  •  Demonstrates commitment to AFCEA's mission, values and activities
  • Must be independently owned and operated (not a subsidiary, division, or branch of a larger firm or part of an Alaska Native Organization, Native Hawaiian Organization or other Tribal corporation)
  • Must be in business for at least three years
  • Has a tangible differentiator - a specific product, service, and/or accomplishment that stands out from the crowd
  • Demonstrates excellence in four areas:
    • Client Service
    • Business Practices
    • Staff training and motivation
    • Community/professional outreach

Submit a Nomination

 

2016 Small Business of the Year

Octo Consulting Group

Mehul Sanghani, CEO of Octo Consulting Group (second from right) accepts the Small Business of the Year Award from Shannon Sullivan, Vice Chair of the Board (far left), Joe Sifer, Chair of the Board (second from left) and LtGen Robert M. Shea, USMC (Ret), President and CEO of AFCEA International (far right)

 

2015 Small Business of the Year Winner

Highlight Technologies, LLC

2015 Small Business of the Year

Rebecca Andino, President and CEO of Highlight Technologies, LLC and Jim Flynn, VP of Contracts and Administration, accept the Small Business of the Year Award from John Meincke (far left) and LtGen Robert M. Shea, USMC (Ret)

2014 Small Business of the Year Winner

Next Tier Concepts, Inc.

2014 Small Business of the Year

Chris Cusano, AFCEA Small Business Committee Co-Chair with 2014 winner Michele Bolos, CEO, Next Tier Concepts, Inc.
 

 

If you have award questions, contact the manager, small business programs.