Deadline for all Nominations is January 21, 2022
Application deadline for all nominees is February 17, 2022
The Hampton Roads Chamber and the Small Business Development Center of Hampton Roads are proud to recognize some of the best new small businesses in our region. These innovative young businesses are on our Top to Watch list because they have the potential to become a future Small Business of the Year.
A business must meet the following requirements to receive the 2022 Top To Watch Award:
Fewer than 250 employees
Gross revenues of less than $10 million in 2021
In business for less than 3 years
Eligible applicants will be judged on the following:
Financial performance and business history
Staff training and motivation
Customer service and satisfaction
Business plan or strategies and goals
Strategy for growth
Nominating and Judging Process
Small businesses are encouraged to apply directly for the award. In addition, associations, financial institutions, and other companies may nominate small businesses that meet the award’s requirements.
Judging is done by a committee of experts after all applications have been received.
For more information on the 2022 Hampton Roads Chamber Small Business of the Year Awards, contact Lianna Arbitter.
Submit your application to:
Hampton Roads Chamber
Attention: Lianna Arbitter
101 West Main Street, Suite
800 Norfolk, VA 23510
All applications must be received no later than February 17, 2022 by 5:00 PM to qualify.
February 17, 2022 - Application Deadline
All applications are due by 5:00 p.m.