America's Small Business Summit 2010

May 17-19, 2010 | Washington, DC



Congratulations to the 2010 Blue Ribbon Winners!

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the winners of the 2010 Blue Ribbon Small Business Award®, honoring their critical role in creating jobs and growing the economy. 


View the list at

Seven of these businesses will be named finalists for the DREAM BIG Small Business of the Year Award, sponsored by Sam's Club, on Monday, March 15. All Blue Ribbon Award winners will be honored at America's Small Business Summit on May 18 in Washington, D.C.  

In addition, 25 Free Enterprise Honorees were commended for their strong business practices and contributions to the economy.

Voting Starts Today for the Community Excellence Award

Cast your vote for one of the 2010 Blue Ribbon Small Businesses to help them win the Community Excellence Award. The award is designed to highlight a business that has found success in the eyes of its community.

 Vote Here! 

Blue Ribbon winners are encouraged to tell their contacts and business community to vote. Tell them to go here to help you win!

The business with the most votes by the close of business on Friday, March 12, will be presented with the award by U.S. Chamber President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue, during America's Small Business Summit. The winner will also receive a free two-night hotel stay at the Omni Shoreham Hotel during the Summit.

Polls will open Monday, March 1 and close Friday, March 12 at 5:00 pm ET.


Many Thanks to the America's Small Business Summit 2010 Sponsors







In The News

"This award is about more than recognizing financially successful businesses. It's about honoring those that show a commitment to their employees, sound business practices, and bettering their communities. 

These companies have made these commitments, and the Chamber is proud to recognize their contributions."

--Thomas J. Donohue, U.S. Chamber president and CEO

Expert Advice

More management gurus have joined the Eggs with Experts session scheduled for Tuesday, May 18.

View the updated list of topics and the experts' bios .


Hotel Room Block - Call Early

The discounted room block reserved for Summit attendees sells out quickly every year.

Call the Omni Shoreham Hotel at 202-234-0700 and mention America's Small Business Summit to get the discounted rate of $249/night.

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