BYRON, Minn -- This week, the US Chamber of Commerce announced that BrandHoot and Xylo Technologies, both of Rochester, Minnesota, have been named among the seventeen finalists for the US Chamber of Commerce's Dream Big Small Business of the Year award. The award winner will 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 and practice.
"Congratulations to both BrandHoot and Xylo Technologies on being finalists for the US Chamber of Commerce's Dream Big Small Business of the Year award," said Rep. Duane Quam, R-Byron. "Not only are the two Rochester-based companies the only ones from Minnesota up for this prestigious national award, the Rochester Chamber of Commerce is the only chamber in the country to have more than one finalist up for the award. It's fantastic and extremely important to have a thriving small business community to create good paying jobs for our area."
BrandHoot and Xylo Technologies have also been named finalists for six other business achievement awards, including the Community Excellence Award. One-third of the total vote for the Community Excellence Award comes from an online poll that can be accessed here: https://uschamber.secure-platform.com/a/
Award winners will be announced at the Dream Big Awards Celebration on Tuesday, September 12th in Washington, D.C. as part of the 2017 Small Business Summit.