2021 Small Business Award Winners

The Third Annual Turner Center for Entrepreneurship Small Business Awards was held on September 2, 2021. This event recognized and celebrated entrepreneurs, start-ups, rural businesses, innovators, and the people that support them. As featured below, our ten winners are dedicated to their business and making a positive impact in the community. The event took place in Bradley's Hayden-Clark Alumni Center

Eric Sampson announcing Startup of the Year
Skid Steer Nation

Skid Steer Nation
Startup of the Year

Spang Gang Designs
Rural Business of the Year

Beatriz Ramirez announcing New Exporter of the Year
Green Valley Manufacturing

Green Valley Manufacturing
New Exporter of the Year

Washington Chamber of Commerce
Small Business Advocate of the Year

Jim Ryan announcing Exporter of the Year
ARi Global Solutions

ARi Global Solutions
Exporter of the Year

Keli Krueger-Huhra announcing Government Contractor of the Year
CW Financial & Management Group LLC

CW Financial & Management Group
Government Contractor of the Year

Bear’s Bites
Small Business of the Year

SCORE Peoria
Community Partner of the Year

Black Band Distillery
COVID Courageous of the Year

Mike Stubbs announcing Innovation of the Year
We Hear You

We Hear You
Innovation of the Year