Twelve Tarrant County businesses have been selected as finalists for the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce 2015 Small Business of the Year Awards. The winners will be announced March 4 at Mayor Betsy Price’s State of the City address.
In the one-to-10-employee category: Affairs Afloat Balloons, which makes balloon displays; Precise Energy Products, an oilfield services equipment provider; and Smat Consulting, a full-service website provider.
In the 11-50 employee category: Broadie’s Aircraft, an aviation maintenance and repair center for corporate, private and charter aircraft; OCG PR, a full-service, minority/woman-owned public relations agency, and the Starr Conspiracy, a strategic marketing and advertising agency specializing in enterprise software and service companies.
And in the 51-150 employee category: Firefighting’s Finest Moving & Storage; InterConnect Wiring, an aerospace products equipment company; and SkiHi Enterprises, a commercial mechanical contractor.
In the emerging business category, for companies in business less than three years, the finalists are: Altitude Trampoline Park, Fort Worth’s first indoor trampoline park; Synergy HomeCare, a provider of personalized nonmedical home-care; and the Varghese & Smith law firm, which specializes in federal criminal matters, family law and civil cases.
Finalists were selected by a group of business professionals, MBA and Entrepreneur Center students at TCU’s Neeley School of Business, and past award winners who are members of the Small Business Council Committee.