Nomination forms are available at the Chamber’s website, www.romega.com.
Members of the Small Business Action Council (SBAC) were told on Dec. 7 that a panel of judges from outside Floyd County selects the winner. Last year’s winner was the King and Queen Salon, 172 Shorter Ave.
To be eligible for nomination, a business must have been in operation for at least five years, have 50 or fewer employees and be a member of the Chamber of Commerce.
Lowell Pratt, the small business development coordinator at the chamber, solicited help from the SBAC in developing small business seminars to be conducted throughout 2011. “We’re always interested in making sure the SBAC is relevant to everybody,” said Pratt.
Social media and understanding the scope of global marketing via the Internet were two issues brought up during the meeting.
The next seminar hosted by the small business program at the chamber will deal with tax credits for improving profitability. It is set for Dec. 15 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the chamber and is free to members.
The downtown office of Wells Fargo, 501 Broad St., will host a Business After Hours for chamber members Dec. 9 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. and the chamber’s annual pre-legislative breakfast will be held at the Coosa Country Club on Dec. 10 from 7:30 to 9 a.m.