Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) September 29, 2008
Big Feet Pajama Co., a leading manufacturer of footed sleepwear for juniors and adults, today announced that it has been named the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce "Innovative Small Business of the Year." The honor was bestowed upon the Company at the 3rd annual BIZ E Awards by the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce on September 16, 2008. The BizE Awards are the Chamber's salute to small business. Nominees and winners are recognized for their contributions and dedication to excellence in small business in Southern Nevada.
"We're thrilled to be awarded such a prestigious honor by the largest business organization in Nevada," stated Valerie Johnson, founder and CEO of Big Feet Pajama Co. "Despite the short period of time we've been in business, we feel that we have been on the front line in sleepwear innovation and are proud to be recognized."
The BIZ E Awards luncheon was held on Tuesday, September 16, 2008, at the RIO Hotel and Casino. Members of the Southern Nevada business community, as well as many of Nevada's political leaders were on hand at the event.
As part of the ceremony, Big Feet Pajama Co. was honored with proclamations by: Nevada Governor, Jim Gibbons, Nevada Senators, John Ensign and Harry Reid, Nevada Representatives, Shelley Berkley, Jon Porter and Dean Heller, and Las Vegas Mayor, Oscar B. Goodman.
"Las Vegas is known for the best in entertainment, hotels, shopping and restaurants in the world, and now we are also becoming known for the great ideas that our local entrepreneurs are bringing to the table," Mayor Goodman said. "Big Feet Pajama Co. is a great example of the city's growing economic diversification."
Big Feet Pajama Co.'s signature line of footed pajamas can be found at dozens of stores and boutiques around the country, as well as online at http://www.BigFeetPJs.com. The PJs are offered in over forty colors and styles and retail for $39.99 - $45.99.
About Big Feet Pajama Co.:
Founded in 2005 and headquartered in Las Vegas, Nev., Big Feet Pajama Co. is a global manufacturer of men's and women's footed sleepwear. The company has been featured in hundreds of newspapers, magazines and television shows including CNN, TIME, USA Today, NY Times, and Associated Press to name a few. The line has also received widespread celebrity acclaim. The company's products are available at stores and boutiques across North America, as well as online at http://www.BigFeetPJs.com.
About The Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce:
The Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce is the largest business organization in the state of Nevada. With more than 7,000 members, the Chamber is committed to building a strong local economy, strengthening, enhancing and protecting business. Since 1911, the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce has been influencing public policy on behalf of the business community, helping Southern Nevada become a thriving and dynamic marketplace of opportunities.
Founder & CEO
Big Feet Pajama Co.
Valerie @ bigfeetpjs.com