The U. S. Chamber of Commerce recognized 100 small businesses throughout the United States as Blue Ribbon Small Businesses. These businesses are eligible for the 2015 Community of Excellence Award. According to the U.S. Chamber this year's winners were selected from a record number of applicants across the nation.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the world's largest business federation representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions, as well as state and local chambers and industry associations.
The Albany Area Chamber of Commerce is the leading voice for business in Southwest Georgia. With more than 1,000 members, the chamber seeks to promote and stimulate the economic well being of its membership through proactive and progressive programs, services and strategic alliances, while representing its members' commercial, industrial and professional interests in major issues of economic and public policy.