“We’re proud to honor the dedication, community support, and success these businesses all represent.”
Knoxville, TN (PRWEB) April 12, 2012
The Knoxville Chamber is proud to announce 24 finalists for the 2012 Pinnacle Business Awards. Over 175 companies were nominated for eight different awards recognizing outstanding businesses and businesspeople. Each year the Chamber’s board of directors is charged with the tough task of judging the applications and determining the finalists and eventual winners.
“A Pinnacle Award is the most prestigious award you can win as a local businessperson, entrepreneur, or organization,” Mike Edwards, President and CEO of the Knoxville Chamber said. “We’re proud to honor the dedication, community support, and success these businesses all represent.”
The Pinnacle Award winners will be announced May 4 at the Pinnacle Awards Gala, presented by BB&T at the Knoxville Convention Center. Tickets and table sponsorships are available at the Knoxville Chamber’s website at http://www.knoxvillechamber.com.
Young Entrepreneur Award, presented by UT-Battelle:
Parker Frost, Gigmark
Chris McAdoo, Best Behavior Creative Club
Jonathan Williams, Accord Federal Services, LLC
Impact Award, presented by Aqua-Chem:
Green Mountain Coffee Roasters
Minority-Owned Business Excellence Award, presented by Covenant Health
Always Moore Janitorial Service
Large Business Excellence Award, presented by Cherokee Distributing
21st Mortgage Corporation
Mid-Sized Business Excellence Award, presented by the Knoxville Chamber
Consolidated Products, Inc.
Power Systems, Inc.
Woman-Owned Business Excellence Award, presented by LBMC
Elizabeth Eason Architecture LLC
The Trust Company
Innovator Award, presented by Pershing Yoakley & Assoc.
Small Business Excellence Award, presented by BB&T
All Occasions Party Rentals
M Force Staffing
Management Solutions LLC
The Pinnacle Business Awards, presented by BB&T are sponsored by: WSI Oak Ridge, EnergySolutions, Pershing Yoakley & Associates, Aqua-Chem, UT-Battelle, Cherokee Distributing, Covenant Health, Prestige Cleaners, LMBC, The Greater Knoxville Business Journal, and Bluegill Creative. Production assistance is provided by Bandit Lites and Sound Ventures.