Last Friday, The Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce honored its 2016 Frank G. Berlin, Sr. Small Business Award winners at the Hyatt Regency Sarasota presented by the Herald Tribune Media Group. In its 26th year, The Frank G. Berlin, Sr. Small Business Awards recognizes member businesses and individuals with locally owned and operated business in six categories.
This year’s finalists include:
2016 Small Business Awards
Small Business of the Year
Sponsored by: Herald-Tribune Media Group
Young Professional of the Year
Sponsored by: Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP.
Heather Williams, Kerkering, Barberio & Co.
Cultural Organization of the Year
Sponsored by: Hyatt Regency Sarasota
The Circus Arts Conservatory
Retail Business of the Year
Sponsored by: Sarasota Bradenton International Airport
Health Care/Wellness Organization of the Year
Sponsored by: Lakewood Ranch Medical Center
Team Tony Cancer Foundation
Non-Profit Organization of the Year
Sponsored by: Kerkering Barberio & Co.
Congratulations to all of the winners and thank you to all of our sponsors
& attendees who made this event a success!
The awards named in honor of the late Frank G. Berlin Sr., whose legacy in the community and untiring support of The Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce epitomized the hopes and dreams of contemporary business entrepreneurs. We thank the Berlin Foundation for lending his name and financial support to our Small Business Awards program.
The Chamber's vision is to create the best business climate in the United States. Our vision is not about having more. It is about having better. Our view of the ideal business climate is a balance between quality of living and quality of working. It is a community abundant with talent, embracing of technology, and encouraging of diversity.
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