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Small Business Awards


2024 Small Business Awards – an event celebrating the heartbeat of our community’s entrepreneurial spirit. 

What an electrifying luncheon at the Small Business Awards this year! Huge congratulations once again to all the winners who truly shined bright in their respective categories. Your passion, dedication, and hard work are inspiring and deserving of all the accolades.  Let’s continue to celebrate the incredible contributions of small businesses in our community and support each other’s success. Here’s to many more achievements and milestones ahead! 

More About the 2024 Finalist

Award Category Descriptions & Eligibility

Thank you to our 2024 sponsors!

Congratulations to our 2024 Winners!

TopCity Small Business of the Year: Patterson Family Child Care Center

Small Business Manufacturer Award: Automation Controls, Inc.

Veteran-Owned Small Business Award: Curb Appeal

Minority-Owned Small Business Award: Patterson Family Child Care Center

Women-Owned Small Business Award: Onyx Salon

Emerging Innovation Venture Award: Love Lifesciences

Micro-Enterprise Award: AO NOLA Praline Candy

Young Entrepreneur Award: Circle Coffee Co.


Video Media Partner

Small Business & Entrepreneurship Benefactors

Community Catalyst

Endeavor Private Wealth

Silver Lake Bank

Media Sponsor


Table Sponsors

Azura Credit Union – Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Kansas – CoreFirst Bank & Trust – Fidelity State Bank & Trust Co. – Flying Fish Swim & Scuba – Kaw Valley State Bank  – Washburn University

Interested in becoming a sponsor? Please email