2015 Small Business Awards Luncheon

Date: May 14, 2015
Time: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Please join us as the Small Business Administration recognizes nine different awards to outstanding businesses throughout North Texas. The Arlington Chamber of Commerce will recognize the contribution of this year’s Outstanding Small Business, Not-For-Profit organization & Veteran-Owned Businesses.

CLICK HERE to download the registration form.

  • 8:00 - 11:30 a.m. - North Texas Association of Manufacturers meeting - CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
  • 9:15 - 10:15 a.m. - Seminar: Technology Needs and Solutions for Small Business
  • 9:15 - 10:15 a.m. - Seminar: Finance For Small Business
  • 10:15 - 11:15 a.m. - Seminar: Accelerating Growth in Your Business
  • 10:15 - 11:15 a.m. - Seminar: Government Contracting Opportunities for Veterans, Women & Minorities
  • 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Luncheon Program


  • FOR-PROFIT: LBL Architects, Inc. - Celebrating 50 years of practice in Arlington, LBL Architects specializes in institutional projects providing a full range of design services. The firm has designed an array of Arlington landmarks, which include the Elzie Odem Athletic Center, Arlington Animal Services Center, The West and South Police Service Center, over 1,000,000 square feet of THR Arlington Memorial Hospital and Outpatient Centers, over 25 Schools for Arlington ISD and the award-winning Tarrant County Sub-courthouse in Arlington (the first LEED courthouse in the State of Texas).
  • NONPROFIT: Boys & Girls Club of Arlington - Service guides young people, especially those who need them the most, to reach their full potential through academic success, character and healthy lifestyles. Since 1959, the Boys & Girls Club of Arlington ensures success is within reach of every child. Each year more than 5,000 children are served through local programs, regardless of economic, cultural or academic circumstances.

Emcee: Scott Murray

From U.S. Presidents to U.S. Opens, World Series to the World Cup, the Olympic Games to 30 straight Super Bowls, Scott Murray has covered them all. For close to a quarter of a century, he was the multi Emmy Award-winning television sports anchor and broadcast journalist at NBC 5. He was named Sportscaster of the Year 17 times and is a recipient of the prestigious Silver Circle Lifetime Achievement Award from the Nat’l Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. 

Although Scott has retired from television news, he has returned to NBC 5 to host the weekly public affairs/philanthropic program, Talk Street. In addition, he continues to be a sought-after keynote speaker, published author of two books (Whatever It Takes and Bring Out The BEST), TV host/radio spokesperson and Chairman/CEO of Murray Media, a video/television production and A/V event company.

His commitment to community has resulted in his being honored with such awards as Man of the Year, Citizen of the Year, Volunteer of the Year, Humanitarian of the Year, Governor’s Award, Director’s Award from the FBI and the US Department of Justice, George Washington Medal of Honor Freedom Award, Tom Landry Award of Excellence, National Youth Leadership Council Gift of Leadership Award, Champion for Children Award, Honorary Member of the National Congress of Parents and Teachers, Boy Scouts of America God and Service Award, Komen for the Cure National Individual Community Service Award, United Way Hercules Award, Philanthropy Hall of Fame Inductee, Texas Baseball Hall of Fame-Honorary Inductee, and, his two most cherished awards, Dad of the Year & Father of the Year.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Presenting Sponsor - $2,000 - SOLD

Gold Sponsor - $1,500

  • 1 preferred table: 10 reserved seats
  • Company recognition on all promotional and printed materials
  • Company logo in newspaper advertisement
  • On-site event presentation screen display (logo)
  • Expo exhibit table to display products and services
  • Company logo and link to website on the Chamber’s registration page
  • Table sign recognition

Silver Sponsor - $1,000

  • 1 preferred table: 10 reserved seats
  • Company name & logo recognition on all promotional and printed materials
  • On-site event presentation screen display (logo)
  • Expo exhibit table to display products and services
  • Company name on website promoting the event
  • Table sign recognition

Bronze Sponsor - $600

  • 1 reserved table: 10 reserved seats
  • On-site event presentation screen display (logo)
  • Expo exhibit table to display products and services
  • Table sign recognition

Exhibit Table Sponsor - $200

  • 2 seats to attend luncheon
  • One display table (6’) to showcase your product or service from 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Event Sponsored By

Sponsorships are available, contact 817-275-2613 or email .

Event Location

Sheraton Arlington Hotel
1500 Convention Center Drive
Arlington, Texas 76011

Presenting Sponsor


Silver Sponsors


Bronze Sponsor

  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Arlington
  • City of Arlington
  • Frost Bank
  • Master WoodCraft Cabinetry, LLC
  • Oncor
  • TXU Energy
  • US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce - SW