April 16, 2013 – Article from the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber’s website:

35 small businesses announced as Chamber award finalists

SBEA 2013A diverse and successful group of local businesses were announced Monday as finalists for the Chamber’s Small Business Excellence Awards. The 35 businesses are well on the way to significant accomplishments in our local business community and beyond.
Winners will be unveiled at the eighteenth annual Small Business Excellence Awards luncheon on May 16 at the Millennium Hotel from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  The event is presented by PNC Bank.
The event will feature Clay Mathile as a keynote speaker.  Mathile is the former CEO and owner of The Iams Company and will present “Run Your Business, Don’t Let It Run You“.  For registration information, visit cincinnatichamber.com/sbea
“The Small Business Excellence Awards gives us the opportunity to recognize and celebrate job creators, problem solvers and service providers who make up such a critical segment of our business community,” said John Bosse, vice president at the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber.  “Small businesses employ half of our region’s one million plus workers, and our finalists are at the top of that long list,” said Bosse.
Finalists for the 2013 Small Business Excellence Awards include:
Small Business of the Year (1-15 employees)
Affordable Language Services
Aquarius Professional Staffing
Boot Camp Digital
Center City Collision
Saxon Financial Consulting
Strategic Human Resources, Inc.
Small Business of the Year (16-50 employees)
Accelerated Business Results, A Fox Corporation
Axiom Consulting
Flottman Company
Illumination Research
Infintech
Truepoint, Inc.
Small Business of the Year (51-250 employees)
A Caring Choice
Che International Group LLC
Fund Evaluation Group
Pep
Priority Dispatch
Process Plus LLC 
Emerging Business of the Year
Arthur Murray Dance Studio
Cog LLC
InfoTrust LLC
Ingage Partners LLC 
Nonprofit Organization of the Year (1-40 employees)
Cincinnati Shakespeare Company
Girls on the Run of Greater Cincinnati, Inc.
Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance
Ikron Corporation 
Nonprofit Organization of the Year (41-250 employees)
Camp Joy
HealthSource of Ohio
Visiting Nurse Association of Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky 
Community Involvement Award
Cincinnati Sub-Zero
Ingage Partners LLC
Modern Office Methods
PowerNet Global
Process Plus LLC
Zimmerman & Co. CPAs