The Douglas County Chamber recognizes and values the dedication and entrepreneurial spirit within our community and America. Small businesses keep our community, the state and America’s economies growing strong! National Small Business Week was April 30 – May 6, 2017. During the week, we highlighted FIVE local small businesses in a short video each day during the week. Be sure to follow the DC Chamber Facebook Page for updates & video spotlights!
2017 National Small Business Week Video Spotlights:
The Chamber’s Small Business Committee continuously works to create new and innovative ways to support small businesses in Douglas County. With over 75% of Chamber Members being small businesses of 10 or less full time employees, ourgoal is to provide diverse programming to accommodate every small business’s needs.
Programs created from the Small Business Committee include:
The Small Business Committee meets the 4th Tuesday of the month at 9 a.m. at the Chamber. For more information, contact the Chamber at 770.942.5022
The Chamber is proud to recognize the important role that small businesses play in Douglas County and its economy. They recognize the work of our Small Business Committee who created the Small Businesses of Excellence designation from what was previously our Small Business of the Quarter Awards. This program is co-presented with the Douglas County Sentinel.
Congratulations to the 2017 Small Businesses of Excellence:
ALL Print Marketing & Media Solutions
The Centre at Arbor Connection
HRC Engineers, Surveyors, & Landscape Architects
Inspiring Scholars Academy
Miller Architecture & Planning
Mill Town Music Hall
Stoddards Range & Guns
West Georgia Cornhole, LLC
Douglas County was the 20th community in the state to be designated “Entrepreneur Friendly” by the Georgia Department of Economic Development. This designation formally recognizes Douglas County as proactively nurturing a thriving entrepreneurial environment and engaging innovative economic development strategies. This is a crucial element in our continued success; an estimated 90 percent of the combined business licenses of Douglas County and the City of Douglasville are held by small business owners.