Small Business Rock Stars

Gdecd's Small Biz Team With Governor Kemp (1)

Gov. Brian Kemp has declared this week, March 18-22, Georgia
Small Business Week. Highlighting the importance of the 800,000 registered
small businesses in our state, the Georgia
Department of Economic Development
(GDEcD) announced the 2019 Small
Business Rock Stars on Monday at a luncheon co-sponsored by the Georgia Economic Developers Association. This
annual recognition celebrates four companies that have had a significant
economic impact on their communities, including increases in sales, product
lines, revenue, jobs and exporting.

This year’s Rock Stars are:

These companies were chosen from more than 350 nominations –
a 600 percent increase over 2018 nominations – representing 75 counties, 59
percent of which were located outside Metro Atlanta. A panel of judges reviewed
all nominations and selected the winners.

Check out GDEcD’s videos of the Rock Stars:

, InPrime
, Oyster
Fine Bamboo Fly Rods
, Southern
Fiber Worx

Featured photo, from left: GDEcD’s Commissioner Pat Wilson, Assistant Director of Entrepreneur and Small Business Ryan Waldrep, and Small Business Outreach Specialist Kimberly Knight, with Gov. Brian Kemp.

Photos provided by GDEcD.

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