Small Business of the Year Past Winners

2019 Winners
Emerging Business
6th Avenue Homes
6th Avenue Homes is a one stop shop for buying, selling, renovating and designing a home in Fort Worth.

Manufacturing / Distribution
Silver Creek Materials
Silver Creek Materials offers competitive prices, fast, professional services, and high quality products that have made us a recycling, compost, mining and organic products industry leader.

Consumer / Retail
Tribe Alive
An ethical fashion brand focused on moving the industry towards a more sustainable approach.

Professional Services
Elements of Architecture, Inc.
Elements of Architecture creates environments that shape the human experience.
2018 Winners
Emerging Business
Site Barricades
Full service traffic control companies

1-10 Employees
The Paisley Heart, LLC
Online Boutique catering to Women

11-50 Employees
Pointwise, Inc.
Software company specializing in CFD mesh generation

51-150 Employees
BorrowWorks, LLC
Specializing in loan servicing and marketing
2017 Winners
Emerging Business
Alpha Industries, LLC
Construction company with employees in various skilled trades.

1-10 Employees
Z's Cafe
Small eatery serving everything from pastries to party platters.

11-50 Employees
The Fulcrum Group, Inc.
Computer support and IT Services.

51-150 Employees
Southwest Office Systems, Inc.
Leading provider in office document systems.
2016 Winners
Emerging Business
Ventavia Research Group, LLC
Clinical research company that conducts trials for new medications developed by pharmaceutical companies.

1-10 Employees
Blue Jean Networks, LLC
IT service provider to small and mid-sized businesses.

11-50 Employees
The Baker Firm- Fidelity National Title
Residential and commerical title services.

51-150 Employees
Firefighting’s Finest Moving & Storage, Inc.
Moving company that specializes in moving, packing and crating, shipping, receiving and short- to long-term storage
2015 Winners
Emerging Business
Altitude Trampoline Park
First indoor trampoline park in Fort Worth, Texas.

1-10 Employees
Precise Energy Products, Inc.
Provides equipment to the oilfield services industry.

11-50 Employees
Broadie's Aircraft
Aviation maintenance and repair center for corporate, private and charter aircraft.

51-150 Employees
InterConnect Wiring, L.L.P.
Leader in the manufacturing of aerospace products
2014 Winners
Emerging Business
Shoot Smart
Indoor, upscale shooting ranges and training centers.

1-10 Employees
Four Day Weekend
Premiere comedy theater and longest-running show in the Southwest.

11-50 Employees
Care N' Care Insurance Company, Inc.
Medicare Advantage PPO plan.

51-150 Employees
CE-DFW Warehouse Solutions
Quality warehouse equipment service and repair
2013 Winners
Emerging Business
Peloton Land Solutions, LLLP
Civil engineering and land development services.

1-10 Employees
Red Productions
Full-service video production company.

11-50 Employees
Texas Jet, Inc.
Executive terminal for private aircraft.

51-150 Employees
The Landscape Partners, LTD
Regional commercial landscape maintenance company
2012 Winners
Emerging Business
Ellerbe Fine Foods
Award-winning restaurant and market featuring farm-to-table cuisine.

1-10 Employees
IFC Benefit Solutions
Full-service insurance brokerage firm specializing in employee benefits.

11-50 Employees
Hahnfeld Hoffer Stanford
One of the largest independent full-service architecture firms in the region.

51-100 Employees
Harris Packaging Corporation
Manufactures corrugated shipping boxes as well as POP displays and folding cartons
2011 Winners
Emerging Business
ZS Pharma

1-10 Employees
Teneo Linguistics Co, LLC

11-50 Employees
Renfro Foods, Inc.

51-100 Employees
Speed Fab-Crete
2010 Winners
Emerging Business
Alexander Chandler Realty

1-10 Employees
Technology Team, LLC

11-50 Employees
Buzz Custom Fence

51-100 Employees
Worthington National Bank
2009 Winners
Emerging Business
Arcos

1-10 Employees
Designs For Living

11-50 Employees
IDI - Innovative Developers, Inc.

51-100 Employees
Reata
2008 Winners
Emerging Business
Teneo Linguistics Company, LLC,

1-10 Employees
Teresa’s Treasures

11-50 Employees
Rassai Interactive

51-100 Employees
The Fort Worth Club
2007 Winners
Emerging Business
GBT Mobile

1-10 Employees
Schwarz Hanson Architects

11-50 Employees
Skyline DFW Exhibits & Graphics

51-100 Employees
Huckabee and Associates

101-250 Employees
Higginbotham & Associates, Inc.
2006 Winners
Emerging Business
Advanced Chemical Logistics, Ltd.

1-10 Employees
Buzz Fence Services, LLC

11-50 Employees
Concussion Advertising, LLC

51-100 Employees
Painless Performance Products

101-250 Employees
May Advertising International, Ltd.
2005 Winners
Emerging Business
Colonial Health Group

1-10 Employees
Best Used Trucks

11-50 Employees
Pulliam Pools

51-100 Employees
Diamond H Recognition

101-250 Employees
Southwest Office Systems, Inc.
2004 Winners
1-10 Employees
Teresa’s Treasures

11-50 Employees
The Lonesome Dove Western Bistro

51-100 Employees
Branch-Smith Printing, L.P.

101-250 Employees « TIE »
Empire Roofing, Inc.
Higginbotham & Associates, Inc.
2003 Winners
No Award Given
Timing of Event Caused Change
2002 Winners
Up to $250,000 in Annual Revenue
Teresa's Treasures

$250,000-$1 Million in Annual Revenue
PML Permite Corp.

$1 million and $5 Million in Annual Revenue
TriQuest Technologies, Inc.

$5 million-$20 Million in Annual Revenue
Optima Homes
2001 Winners
$250,000-$1 Million Annual Revenue
TriQuest Technologies, Inc.

$1 Million to $5 Million Annual Revenue
Preferred Machine Tools
Founded in 1996, Preferred Machine Tools sells used machine tools and gauges. President Judith (Judy) Griggs noted that the company has overcome significant difficulties including stock market crashes, floods and illness to become successful. Among the company’s successful strategies are the elimination of "stale" inventory by offering a rent to own program, acceptance of credit cards and ensuring that all used inventory is in good running order.

$5 Million to $20 Million Annual Revenue
Santé Rehabilitation

The "Spirit of Perseverance" Award
Reata Restaurant Management Corporation - Fort Worth Division
2000 Winners
1-10 Employees
TimeSavers Data

11-50 Employees
Steele & Freeman, Inc.

51-100 Employees
First American Payment Systems


Technology-Based Businesses
1-10 Employees
NetWorth Enterprises, Inc.

11-50 Employees
The Buxton Company

51-100 Employees
Employer Resource Network, Inc.


Home-Based Business
Project Partners
1999 Winners
1-10 Employees
Ware & Associates, Inc.

11-50 Employees
Pulliam Pools

51-100 Employees
Tensor Information Systems, Inc.
1998 Winners
1-10 Employees
SohoPros
Dan Harris

11-50 Employees
Stuart Bacon
Jim Stuart

51-100 Employees
Sedalco
Bill Young and Tom Kader
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