• Small Business of the Month/Year

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  • 2016 Small Business of the Year - Huth Thompson LLP
  • 2016 Small Business of the Year - Huth Thompson

  • About the Small Business of the Month Program

    The Small Business of the Month/Year Program (SBOM) is designed to recognize the dedication, innovation and entrepreneurial spirit displayed by Greater Lafayette Small Businesses. The goal of the monthly award is to highlight a small business and give them extra marketing exposure to aid in growing their business. The award season runs from February to November annually with those businesses in the running for Small Business of the Year recognition, which is announced each January.

    The Small Business of the Month winner is honored at a reception in the Old National Bank Loan Center (22 N 2nd St. Downtown Lafayette) on the first Wednesday of the month from 5-6 pm.

    SBOM Award Eligibility Requirements

    • 50 employees or less
    • Current member of the Greater Lafayette Commerce
    • Must be in business under current ownership for 3 or more years
    • Show active involvement in the community and/or Greater Lafayette Commerce
    • Not have been awarded Small Business of the Month NOR Small Business of the Year for the past 10 years*
    • Applications are considered for three months

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    Small Business of the Month Winner Benefits

    Winner's enjoy additional marketing during the winning month which includes:

    • Old National Bank posts an advertisement in the Journal and Courier
    • Greater Lafayette Commerce sends out email invitation for the reception on behalf of winner
    • Greater Lafayette Commerce posts formal announcement in monthly e-newsletter
    • Social media post with an informal video interview from the reception -  Greater Lafayette Commerce and Old National Bank
    • Greater Lafayette Commerce will send out an email blast with full write up about winner, with photo from the reception
    • Greater Lafayette Commerce will run a Public Service Announcement through Brothers Broadcasting during the month (includes stations 98 Gold, The Bear Country and/or The Q Classic Rock)
    • Company video produced by a professional videographer as part of your Small Business of the Year Application
    • Monthly winners are also eligible to win the Small Business of the Year Award.  
  • Upcoming Events

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      February 2017 Small Business of the Month Winner - Fleet Feet Sports
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      March 2017 Small Business of the Month Winner - Igloo Frozen Custard
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      April 2017 Small Business of the Month Winner - aLOTTa-Therapy
    • May-2017-SBOM-winner-Insurance-Solutions-from-Amber.JPG-w1920.jpg
      May 2017 Small Business of the Month Winner - Insurance Solutions from Amber
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      June 2017 Small Business of the Month Winner - Camera Outfitters