Chamber looking for small business nominations

Small Business Week celebrated with breakfast May 2 at new FM Marina.


FORT MADISON – Each May during National Small Business Week the Fort Madison Area Chamber of Commerce honors the greater Fort Madison small business community for their efforts and achievements during the previous calendar year.  The Small Business of the Year and the Micro Business of the Year awards are presented, and ALL nominees are acknowledged during the Annual Small Business Breakfast.
Eligible businesses will be based on the following criteria:

  • Is organized for profit
  • Has a place of business in Fort Madison
  • Is independently owned and operated
  • Is not dominant in its field on a national basis
  • Made an impact on the community or economy over the past year (2023)
  • Has changed and/or grown in the past year (2023)

To nominate a business, please contact the chamber at or 319-372-5471.  A committee of former award winners and Chamber Event Committee members will review the nominations, and make a decision based on the above criteria. Nominations will be accepted through Friday, April 19th.
This event is sponsored by Huffman Welding & Machine and Huffman Farm & Home.
The Small Business Breakfast will be held on Thursday, May 2nd at Turnwater Bar & Grill; breakfast will be available starting at 7:30am ($15 per person for Fort Madison Area Chamber member employees, $20 per person for non-members). Please contact the Chamber at 319-372-5471 by April 26th to reserve your tickets to the event.

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