... and here are the 2019 Winners!
The Kingsport Office of Small Business Development & Entrepreneurship (KOSBE)is pleased to announce the winners of the 25th Anniversary KOSBEs in each of the following categories:
- 2019 Manufacturing Business Excellence – GSM Filtration
- 2019 Marketing Business Excellence – Beyond Engagement
- 2019 Veteran-Owned Business Excellence — Rowan Tree Care
- 2019 New Business Excellence – The Salt Oasis Kingsport
- 2019 Retail Business Excellence – Duke & Fox
- 2019 Woman-Owned Business Excellence – Flight Athletic Academy
- 2019 Service Business Excellence – Appalachian Maid Services
- 2019 Construction Business Excellence – Patterson Homes
- 2019 Innovation Business Excellence – ActionVFX
- 2019 Food Business Excellence – The Main Street Pizza Company
- 2019 Pillar of Excellence – Hunter, Smith & Davis
- 2019 Young Entrepreneur Business Excellence – ARO Creative
- 2019 Gazelle Business Excellence – Mycroft Signs
- 2019 IMPACT Award – Don Royston
Hidden Gem Award
Local legend Hal Carmack, also known across the country as "Mr. Telethon," will be recognized at this year’s KOSBEs. Carmack will be honored with a special Hidden Gem award for his significant but quiet contributions including designing and building 26 of Pal’s distinctive hot-dog-shaped restaurants.
Carmack is featured in the current issue of VIP Seen Magazine.
THANKS to Our Amazing Sponsors!
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