SBM PRESENTS THE 2024 Small Business Awards

SBM is now seeking nominations for its Small Business Awards, known as the Future 50. We are searching for the fastest-growing small businesses in the area. These are the businesses that will play a major role in the future of St. Louis.
This award honors the achievements and accomplishments of the thousands of small businesses (200 employees and less) throughout the bi-state area. The winners will be featured in SBM's September edition. (Nomination Deadline: June 14)(Note: Only one nomination is necessary per company.)

Nominated companies must meet the following criteria:
-Must be headquartered in the STL metro area (100 mile radius from downtown)
-Must have between 1 and 200 employees (including owners)
-Company must be in business for at least 2 years.
-Company can be nominated by anyone, including clients, vendors, owner or employees. (NOTE: Only one nomination is necessary)
-Winners of the past Small Business Awards are eligible for nomination.

The panel of judges will review the applicants and select the final 50 honorees according to the following:
-Financial stability
-Ability to overcome challenges
-Community involvement
-Rapid financial growth
-Rapid employment growth
-Unique business proposition
-Company vision
The more concrete examples and data companies provide will increase the likelihood of nomination.