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Georgia Swarm nominated for Gwinnett Chamber Small Business Awards

Gwinnett County (METRO ATLANTA) GA – [September 3, 2020] – The Gwinnett Chamber Small Business Awards will showcase those that dare to start, sustain and succeed and the community that supports them. Recognized as an industry leader, the Georgia Swarm have been nominated in the Founder Award category.

“We’re honored to be recognized as an industry leader by the Gwinnett Chamber and by our colleagues in the Gwinnett business community,” Swarm Co-Owner and President Andy Arlotta said. “We at the Swarm have continued to make great strides forward in Gwinnett and investments within the community during these unprecedented times, and our efforts being acknowledged is always appreciated.”

“At the Gwinnett Chamber, we believe small business is big business,” said Nick Masino, President & CEO, Gwinnett Chamber and Partnership Gwinnett. “We understand that entrepreneurs are the engines of our economy and we are excited to celebrate their contributions.”

Honoring individuals and organizations alike, designations will be given in the following areas.

  • Community Contributor Award
  • Culture Creator Award
  • Emerging Entrepreneur Award
  • Founder Award
  • Launch Award
  • Minority-Owned/Woman-Owned Small Business Award
  • Pivot Pro Award
  • Small Business Award
  • Support System Award

The awards ceremony will be held Friday, November 20 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at the Infinite Energy Forum. Both in-person and online options are available. For more information, visit GwinnettChamber.org/Small-Business-Awards.

 

GWINNETT CHAMBER PROGRAM CONTACT

Cally D’Angelo | 678.957.4958 | [email protected]

 

About the Georgia Swarm:

The Georgia Swarm Pro Lacrosse team is a member of the National Lacrosse League (NLL), which is North America’s professional indoor lacrosse league featuring the best players in the world. In 2017, the Swarm became NLL World Champions after a historic 17-5 season. Founded in 1986, the NLL ranks third in average attendance for professional indoor sports worldwide behind only the NHL and NBA. The league is comprised of 14 franchises across the U.S. and Canada and the 2020-21 NLL season will mark the league’s 35th year. The Swarm compete in an 18-game regular season schedule from December to April, followed by the NLL Playoffs in May and June. The Swarm play their home games at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Field at Infinite Energy Arena in Duluth, Ga.