Finalists named in Fort Worth Chamber small business competition

Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year
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The Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce announced its 12 category finalists for Small Business of the Year on Monday. The awards, presented by Bank of Texas, will be announced Jan. 24 during an evening event at The 4 Eleven on the Near Southside. The finaists:

EMERGING BUSINESSES

  • 6th Avenue Homes: One-stop shop for buying, selling, renovation and design
  • Locavore (pictured): All-inclusive resource for food entrepreneurs who need low-risk, affordable access to a commercial kitchen and event venue
  • Signature Cuffs: High-end fashion accessories for women that bring refinement to the clothes they feel most comfortable wearing

MANUFACTURING/DISTRIBUTION

  • M-Pak: Provides solutions tailored to fit and protect all shapes and sizes
  • Sellmark Corp.: Develops, acquires, manufactures, markets, sells and distributes outdoor products
  • Silver Creek Materials: Recyling, compost, mining and organic products industry leader

CONSUMER/RETAIL

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

  • Affairs Affloat Balloons: Provides balloons ranging from small gifts to large-scale trade show displays
  • Elements of Architecture: Architecture firm “creates environments that shape the human experience.”
  • SporTherapy: Physical therapist-owned and operated provider of rehabilitation services