Small Business of the Year

Below you will find the list of candidates submitted for this award. The name of each nominee is linked to a short nomination overview. Once you have reviewed the nominations click the "I'm Ready to Vote" button at the bottom of the page to cast your ballot.

To review or print all the submissions at once click here to download the entire list in a printable format.

Criteria:
  • Client Service: Shows tangible and acknowledged mission and process improvements within the customer space with measurable impact (time, cost savings, resources, process improvement). Example: Brought new process to customer space that resulted in significant time savings. It improved data processing and quality five-fold. Data processing time went down by 20%.
  • Training and Innovation: Has a formal training plan or process and can show the number of jobs created. Demonstrates tangible results, such as a specific product, service and/or accomplishment, that positively impacted customer organization. Example: Our company has a formal training plan for each employee. In addition to education, we provide them hands-on training in our virtual lab. Our comprehensive training approach has measurably contributed to our employees and is a huge plus for our customers by bringing agility in innovation. For example, we prototyped a cloud service for customers and provided them with a blueprint prior to embarking on the effort within customer space.
  • Community and professional outreach: Corporate sponsorships (minimum of 2), events hosted and impact on the community (social, financial, increased awareness). Example: For past two years, our company is a proud sponsor of Toys for Tots. On the yearly basis, our employees volunteer to distribute toys to children whose parents cannot afford to buy them. We have served more than 500 families.
  • Leadership and commitment: Mentoring micro-businesses or individual consultants (number). Example: We have a formal mentoring program. We train and provide resources such as access to contract vehicles and facility clearances to our small business partners.
  • Diversity. Encourage, embrace and continually enlist the support and inclusion of all members of our diverse international community.


Voting will be completed online, and your ballot must be submitted NLT Monday Apr 05, 2021.
Nominees (Select up to 3 choices)
AERMOR, LLC
Hampton Roads Chapter
BD Squared LLC
Washington DC Chapter
Connected Logistics
Belvoir Chapter
Indigo IT, LLC
Northern Virginia Chapter
Integrated Security Technologies
Hawaii Chapter
IPSecure, Inc.
Alamo Chapter
Netmaker Communications
Northern Virginia Chapter
OM Group, Inc.
Northern Virginia Chapter
Systems Technologies Inc.
Belvoir Chapter
Vision IT - Victoria Washington
Alamo Chapter