As the 15th annual Small Business of the Year Awards approaches, the Chamber would like to highlight each of our nominees so our Members can become better acquainted with them. Each business is unique and brings something special to our area. Without these businesses, Naperville would not be the booming, diverse city it has become. This week, we recognize those businesses nominated in the Business to Business and Business to Consumer categories. Check out the nominees, and don’t forget to register to attend for the May 18 event!
Business to Business:
Awards & Fine Gifts, Inc.
For 25 years, Awards and Fine Gifts has achieved success by recognizing the success of others. Highly respected throughout the industry, the company offers clients high quality gifts, beautiful design, and trusted service. Founder John W. Robbins gladly shares his unique gifts with others by donating awards to many nonprofits and serving on their boards.
E2 Services, Inc.
The success of your entire organization depends on your technology. Partnering with E2 Services provides your business with technical expertise and service levels that are unparalleled in the industry. Whether we’re monitoring and maintaining your systems, providing hosted or cloud-based solutions, or augmenting your IT department on specific projects, technology never has to be your problem again.
IT Solutions, Inc.
IT Solutions, Inc. is a Naperville company providing relationship-based IT Services since 1998. We are client focused to serve small and medium sized businesses. Our goal is to make our clients’ businesses succeed by making their computer and phone systems work effectively so they can focus on their business, instead of their IT.
Paul Gregory Media
Paul Gregory Media helps businesses stand out in a crowded marketplace through award-winning branding, marketing and web design. With extensive experience in technology, business and marketing, coupled with extreme design savvy, PGM implements strategic marketing programs across a variety of mediums and technologies. It’s not just about making clients look great, PGM dedicates themselves to the absolute success of their client’s businesses.
RPC Leadership Associates, Inc.
Sustainable Leadership is habitual. RPC Leadership Associates, Inc. was founded on this singular premise. We assist for-profit and nonprofit organizations align their strategy, people and processes to achieve customer loyalty. We coach business owners and individual professionals to achieve sustained success by helping them make leadership a way of life!
The Price Group
The Price Group, Inc. is Smart Marketing for Small BusinessSM. This full-service marketing company has been serving small to mid-sized businesses for the past nine years. They offer online and offline marketing campaigns that get results. From marketing strategies to websites, and print design to social media, they’re a one-stop marketing shop.
Vintage Tech Recyclers
Vintage Tech is a woman -owned electronics recycling company. In seven years, Vintage Tech created over 100 jobs, recycled over 54M lbs., and has created thousands of recycling programs for communities, businesses, and schools. As an award-winning company, we give our clients reassurance that we process end of life electronics in a compliant, safe, and responsible manner.
Business to Consumer:
Acceleration Sports Training Centers
If you want to get better at your sport, Acceleration is your answer. We train athletes of all sports and ages to be faster, quicker, stronger and more explosive. Our proprietary training equipment, expert trainers, and results-backed protocols provide cutting edge training to help every athlete reach his/her goals.
Bob Jung Panting & Decorating, Inc.
“When quality and value count, count on Bob Jung Painting, Inc.” Our goal is to provide the highest quality craftsmanship, service, and customer satisfaction to our residential and commercial clients in Chicago’s western suburbs. As Naperville’s premier full-service painting contractor, we are fully licensed, insured, and affordable. Satisfaction guaranteed!
Clark’s Car Care
Clark’s Car Care full service auto repair proudly celebrates its 10th anniversary of business. Owned by Matt and Laura Weber, Clark’s prides itself on providing outstanding customer service through its highly trained staff and state of the art technology. Clark’s encourages a strong sense of community, shown through family friendly working hours and a commitment to local charities.
Exterior Designers, Inc.
Exterior Designers, Inc. has been serving Naperville since 1985, offering the highest quality material and workmanship at a fair price. We specialize in all types of windows, siding and roofing. Many offer similar services, but few pay attention to the "DETAILS" that we have made our "STANDARD." Call us TODAY!!!
Kuma’s Asian Bistro
Kuma’s serves the tastiest collection of Asian dishes including Korean, Japanese, Thai, Chinese, and other South East Asian cuisines. Chef Kuma Kim believes in using only the most natural of ingredients. Kuma makes its own sauce recipes in order to enhance authentic Asian dishes, thus creating a contemporary – new Asian flair.
La Sorella di Francesca
La Sorella di Francesca, located in the original city hall at 18 West Jefferson Avenue in a beautiful grey-stone building, features the zesty cuisine of Rome and the surrounding areas of Tuscany, Umbria and Lazio. Francesca’s encourages the lively art of dining with a contemporary, casually sophisticated trattoria ambiance, good, rustic cooking, friendly service and fair prices.
Naperville Patch (Naperville.Patch.com) is a hyper-local news, information, and community engagement site driven by passionate and experienced new media journalists Mary Ann Lopez and Collin Czarnecki. Featuring breaking news, upcoming events, volunteer opportunities, a business directory and a blogging platform, Patch is revolutionizing the way Naperville neighbors connect with each other, their community and the national conversation.
Seven Bridges Golf Club
Seven Bridges Golf Club is a premier golf course in the western suburbs. Since 1991, guests have enjoyed its finely manicured championship golf course with a majestic natural setting, memorable golf outings, first-class banquets with panoramic views, delicious food and personal attention while consistently providing superior customer service.
Shinto Japanese Steakhouse and Sushi Bar
Shinto Japanese Steakhouse and Sushi Bar is the innovator in its industry and class. As a unique, contemporary, and upscale experience in Japanese steakhouses, first class service and products meet an urban and trendy atmosphere. We boast the top six Hibachi chefs in the Midwest, as well as a team of Sushi chefs with a combined 30+ years of experience with numerous local and national awards.