Montgomery County Small Business Awards

Congratulations to the 2014 Montgomery County Small Business Award winners!

400 business leaders and public officials and county gathered on May 9 at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center for the 2014 Montgomery County Small Business Awards. Businesses were honored in 11 award categories and a special Small Business Mentor of the Year was recognized.

Award winners were:

• Bioscience Company of the Year – Jeeva Informatics
• Hospitality Company of the Year – Comfort Inn Shady Grove
• Information Technology Company of the Year - AQUAS, Inc.
• Start Up Business of the Year – KCRN Research
• Veteran-Owned Business of the Year – TISTA Science & Technology
• Montgomery County Innovation Network Company of the Year – Cobb Systems Group
• Workforce Development Company of the Year - ecobeco
• Nonprofit of the Year – Girls on the Run of Montgomery County
• Small Business Award (1-10 Employees) – United Solutions
• Small Business Award (11-50 Employees) – TCS Associates
• Small Business Award (51-200 Employees) – Valbin Corporation

The special Mentor of the Year Award was presented to Jerry Kaiz, ALF Consulting.

Hear from the winners!

Karen Zuckerman, executive creative director and president of HZDG, a Rockville-based creative agency, provided the keynote address.

Steve Silverman, director of the Montgomery County Department of Economic Development hosted the event and recognized the many sponsors and partners that contributed to the success of this year's awards. County Executive Ike Leggett welcomed attendees and presented the awards along with County Council President Craig Rice. Antonio Doss, director of the SBA Washington Metropolitan Area District Office, added his welcome and congratulations.

Event Highlights.

2014 Montgomery County Small Business Awards Sponsors

Gold Sponsor

Silver Sponsors

Bronze Sponsor

 

Luncheon Table Sponsors

 

 

 

Small Business &
Technology Development Center

 

2014 Montgomery County Small Business Awards Exhibitors

  • African American Chamber of Commerce
  • American Express Open
  • BioHealth Innovation
  • BIOIT Solutions
  • BTG Group
  • Cobb Systems Group
  • EagleBank
  • eWomen Network
  • Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce
  • JK Moving Services
  • Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Montomgery Montgomery
  • Hispanic Business Foundation
  • Klinger & Associates
  • Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development
  • Montgomery County Department of Economic Development
  • Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection
  • Montgomery County Department of General Services
  • Montgomery County Department of Permitting Services
  • Pepco C&I Energy Savings Program
  • Rockville Economic Development, Inc.
  • Small Business & Technology Development Center
  • Snyder Cohn

2014 Montgomery County Small Business Awards Partners

2014 Planning Committee
2014 Media Sponsors
2014 Strategic Partners