SMall Business Awards

Seventh-Annual DMACC Small Business Award Recipients Announced

Posted 8/1/2019

The recipients of the Seventh-Annual DMACC Small Business Awards have been announced and will be recognized in early September.

Categories for recognition include:

  • Most Innovative Company

  • Young Entrepreneur of the Year

  • Dennis Albaugh Award (given to a DMACC alumni)

  • Top Growth Company

  • Small Business of the Year

The 2019 winners include:

  • Dumpling Darling, Des Moines, a restaurant concept integrating dumplings from around the world and Korean cuisine

  • Farmboy, Clive, a customized marketing and web development organization

  • G.I. Warehouse, Pella, a warehouse company providing local and regional services

  • LANE Trailer Manufacturing, Boone, a manufacturer of customized, high-quality trailers

  • Next Level Extreme Fitness, Urbandale, a fitness center with a focus on improvement for all shapes, sizes and ability levels

  • Peace Tree Brewing, Knoxville, a local craft brewery with locations in Knoxville and Des Moines

The event will recognize the achievements of these six businesses and their influential impact on the Central Iowa economy, while also honoring the work and success of regional small business owners and providing an opportunity to network and strengthen the small business community.

The 2019 Small Business Awards Ceremony will be held on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at the FFA Enrichment Center on the DMACC Ankeny Campus.  A cocktail reception and entertainment begins at 5 p.m., followed by dinner and the awards program at 6 p.m. and networking and a dessert reception at 7:30 p.m.

Register to attend.

A portion of the proceeds will support scholarships for the DMACC Entrepreneurship program.

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