The UGA SBDC’s 2018 Small Business and Its Impact on Georgia publication was named the Bronze 2018 LACP Vision Award Winner, which is administered and judged by the League of American Communications Professionals. The LACP was established in 2001 in order to create a forum within the public relations industry that facilitates discussion of best-in-class practices within the profession while also recognizing those who demonstrate exemplary communications capabilities.

The publication earned the Bronze Award in the category of Print-Based Alternative Reports – Summary Report.

The LACP Vision Awards receive entries came from organizations in the top 10 of the Fortune 500 to non-profits aiding individual communities, and sectors represented in the competition ranged from healthcare, technology, and utilities to financial services, chemicals, and charitable foundations.

According to the LACP, the 2018 Vision Awards Annual Report Competition drew one of the largest number of submissions ever, representing a broad range of industries and organizational sizes and entires comprised of nearly 1,000 organizations representing upwards of a score of countries, so competition was exceptionally tough.

Other LACP Vision Award Winners include companies and organizations such as McCormick, The Nielsen Company, Mohawk Industries, Stanley Black & Decker, Hilton Brands, Citigroup, IBM, Intel, and more.

To view all category winners, click here.

The UGA SBDC’s 2018 Small Business and Its Impact on Georgia publication was also named a Gold Hermes Creative Award Winner. Read more here.


About the Winning Publication

We believe in the strength of small business and have produced a report to describe some of the impacts small businesses have in Georgia. Our annual Small Business and Its Impact on Georgia publication provides an overall perspective of Georgia’s small business environment and shines the spotlight on several noteworthy industries. Most importantly, the publication helps illuminate the contributions made by Georgia’s entrepreneurs on the economic well-being of all Georgia citizens.

“Small firms and their distinctive offerings provide custom products and services that are otherwise unavailable, are a convenience for residents and visitors to our state and help create the community character and local charm that defines our ‘hometowns.’”

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