Bizzell Honored by U.S. Chamber of Commerce as Small Business of the Year Award Finalist

Finalists to Be Recognized During Annual Small Business Awards Program

SEPTEMBER 9, 2020 (LANHAM, MD)— The Bizzell Group (Bizzell), one of the fastest growing small businesses in America, has been named a finalist in the 2020 U.S. Chamber of Commerce Dream Big Awards. The Awards, presented by Chase for Business with support from MetLife, celebrate the achievements of small businesses honors their contributions to America’s economic growth.

“Over the last several months, small business owners have faced challenge after challenge. Yet, despite these challenges small business owners never stop innovating, pivoting, taking risks, working hard, and dreaming big,” said Tom Sullivan, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Vice President of Small Business Policy. “Small businesses are a critical and vibrant sector of the U.S. economy. The U.S. Chamber is proud to celebrate the very best in American small business through our Dream Big Awards.”

The Dream Big Awards program includes Business Achievement Awards to recognize excellence in eight categories and reflect the leading businesses in each of the following areas: community support and leadership, emerging, green/sustainable, minority-owned, veteran-owned, woman-owned, young entrepreneur, and small business of the year. This year’s finalists were selected from a record of over 700 applicants.

The Small Business of the Year Award recognizes the success of one small business and honors its contributions to the growth and diversity of the American economy. This award recognizes a small business that exemplifies the spirit of innovation, entrepreneurship, and individual initiative. Finalists for this award exemplify success and leadership in each of the following areas: business growth and performance, business strategies and goals, community engagement, customer and employee relation practices, and innovative business strategies/practices.

“Innovation and resilience are the bricks that solidify our foundation as a small business in America,” said Dr. Anton C. Bizzell, President & CEO for Bizzell. “It is an honor to receive this acknowledgement as we work to ensure longevity in the unprecedented economic climate. I hope for a prosperous tomorrow for all businesses as we persevere through challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.”

Award winners will be announced at the virtual Dream Big Awards program on Thursday, October 15 at 2:00pm ET.

About Bizzell

Established in 2010, The Bizzell Group (Bizzell) is a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) 8(a) certified strategy, consulting, and technology firm that specializes in communications, conference management and logistical support, data analytics, information technology, program management, technical assistance, and training and development. Bizzell’s expert staff and consultants work on health, defense, finance, labor, justice, energy, transportation, education, and global development projects that advance national priorities. Under the leadership and vision of founder, Anton C. Bizzell, MD, the company has grown from a staff of two in one small office, to a thriving firm with offices in Lanham, MD, Rockville, MD, Atlanta, GA and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, with on-going projects around the world. Learn more about how Bizzell develops data-driven, research-informed, innovative solutions at:

About the U.S. Chamber of Commerce

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the world’s largest business organization representing companies of all sizes across every sector of the economy. Our members range from the small businesses and local chambers of commerce that line the Main Streets of America to leading industry associations and large corporations. For more information, visit