Recognition & Awards
Small Business of the Month
The Growth Association developed the Small Business of the Month award to recognize and honor the many contributions that small businesses make to the region. Nominees are scored for their community service, economic contributions, innovative product and services, response to adversity and appearance or image of business. Each month one RBGA business is selected as Small Business of the Month. The monthly winners receive approximately $3,500 in publicity.
Captain of the Riverbend Award
The Captain of the Riverbend Awards were created by the Growth Association to identify and honor the many ways in which local businesses have enhanced the Riverbend region. These awards are presented to businesses and individuals that have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to government & public enhancement, community service and /or economic enhancement of the region. The awards are presented at the annual State of the Riverbend Luncheon.
The Chairman’s awards are given to individuals who have assisted the Growth Association throughout the year. Awardees are selected by the Member Services Department, Economic Development Department and by the Chairman of the Board of Directors. The awards are presented at the Growth Association Annual Dinner.