Small Business

2016 Small Business of the Year Winner

B&B Pet Stop

The Mobile Area Chamber expanded its small business recognition program by naming three finalists among those vying for its Small Business of the Year award. Congratulations to our finalists!

FusionPoint Media                         Karen C. Simmons PC



Grace Pilot received this year’s Outstanding Entrepreneur award.

Read The Business View special section for news and spotlights of the finalists and events for Small Business.






The Mobile Area Chamber’s Small Business Development department assists entrepreneurs start, manage or grow. Using a variety of tools and collaborating with other resources, the department offers workshops, educational materials, awards and recognition programs, referrals and one-on-one counseling services.


There are a number of opportunities for Chamber members to serve on committees or attend roundtable discussions.


Growth Alliance Task Force
Works to promote the growth and enhance community awareness of minority business through increased minority membership and participation in Chamber programs. The task force also coordinates the annual Eagle Awards and the Minority Business Advocate Award. (meets monthly)


Executive Roundtable
Forum for small business owners and key managers with presentations by featured speakers. Participants also network and share information to help one another manage and grow their businesses. (Meets monthly)


Awards & Recognition Task Force
Coordinate activities and events associated with Small Business of the Month and Small Business of the Year awards. (meets quarterly or as needed)


For more information, contact Danette Richards or call 251-431-8652.