71.2 F
Fort Worth
Thursday, October 22, 2020
Event News Fort Worth Chamber announces Forte Award honorees

Fort Worth Chamber announces Forte Award honorees

Other News

Two Fort Worth firms form strategic alliance

Mosaic Strategy Partners and SKM Communication Strategies form alliance After years of successful collaboration, two Fort Worth-based firms, Mosaic...

Fort Worth advertising agencies take home regional awards

This story was reposted after it was lost during a website transition. Fort Worth...

Exxon’s oil slick

Exxon Mobil is slashing its capital spending budget for 2020 by 30% due to weak demand caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and a market...

Folk music’s Mark Twain: 7 Essential tracks from John Prine,

NEW YORK (AP) — Some people, the songs just come out of them. For nearly half a century, they tumbled out of John Prine...

Three Tarrant County enterprises were recognized as outstanding businesses by the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce Jan. 30 during the 2020 Forte Awards Night.

The category winners are:

· Emerging Business (up to three years): DPC Healthcare

· Manufacturing/Distribution: All American Tire Recyclers

· Professional Services: Electro Acoustics

One of the three will be announced on Feb. 28 as the 2020 Grand Forte Small Business of the Year winner during Mayor Betsy Price’s State of the City luncheon at the Fort Worth Convention Center.

“Small businesses are a key indicator of a region’s economic health,” said Brittany Brookens, the Chamber’s Director of Small Business & Entrepreneurship. “The Forte Award gives us a platform to showcase and promote the incredible work they do.”

Last year, the awards were revamped for applicants to compete within industry categories vs. number of employees. Criteria for the judges remained the same: business growth and performance, sound business strategies and practices, customer service strategies, business challenges, unique and innovative approaches, and community involvement.

Nine finalists were judged on their written applications and on-site visits by Chamber member business owners and professionals.

The Forte Awards Night, held at the Ashton Depot Catering + Event space in downtown Fort Worth, honored the category winners.

Bank of Texas was Presenting Sponsor of the competition and event. Other sponsors included Facebook, Wells Fargo, FranFund Inc. and media sponsor, Fort Worth Business Press.

More on the Forte Award Winners

Emerging Business: DPC Healthcare

Brent Russell, Vice President of Business Development, Co-Founder

Home

DPC Healthcare partners with businesses and families of all sizes to create healthier communities. In this revolutionary model, Direct Primary Care, all primary care is covered by an affordable, monthly membership fee. There are no hidden charges, no insurance forms, no deductibles and no copays.

Members receive 24/7 access to their medical team, unlimited primary and urgent care visits, telemedicine, house calls, comprehensive physical exams, in-office labs, physical therapy, chronic disease management, and so much more. Most importantly, members are able to establish a meaningful relationship with their doctor.

Manufacturing / Distribution: All American Tire Recyclers

Tom Parker, CEO

http://www.allamericantirerecyclers.com/

All American Tire Recyclers is committed to cleaning up the environment one tire at a time. Currently, they are the only 100% green tire recycling facility in Tarrant County. In only four years, they have created a state-of-the-art recycling facility that serves the DFW metroplex and north Texas region.

All American Tire Recyclers’ mission is to meet the needs of tire disposal for residents, businesses, and municipalities with integrity while supporting the employees in their dedication to processing scrap tires into a 100% green fuel alternative.

Professional Services: Electro Acoustics

Chris Jordan, President

Homepage

Electro Acoustics equips the community in Fort Worth by designing, installing, and servicing commercial audio, video, and performance lighting systems in churches, training centers, boardrooms, classrooms, performing arts centers, and arenas/stadiums. For 35 years, Electro Acoustics’ certified team of award-winning professionals has served clients including Kimbell Art Museum; Sundance Square Plaza; TCU’s stadium, arena, and classrooms; Cook Children’s Medical Center; Texas Rangers Globe Life Park; Christ Chapel Bible Church; Burnett Oil; ACH Event Center; SMU; UNT; Bass Performance Hall; Levitt Pavilion; Eisemann Center; and Dickies Arena. Electro Acoustics’ core values are Stewardship, Craftsmanship, Relationship, and a positive get it done attitude.

Latest News

TCU receives Excellence in Diversity Award From INSIGHT Into Diversity

Texas Christian University has received the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity for the third consecutive year.

Local companies on the Fortune 500 list (and our own list)

It’s time for the Fortune 500 ranking and Dallas-Fort Worth has about 24 companies on the list. Two companies, it should be...

Forty Under Forty postponed, rescheduled for June

The Fort Worth Business Press’ 2020 Forty Under Forty event set for May 12 has been postponed and rescheduled for next month....

The Open: Meet Bob Tallman, Longtime announcer of the Fort Worth Rodeo

Bob TallmanLongtime announcer of the Fort Worth Rodeo“The new Dickies Arena is this: It’s bigger; of course, it’s better. But what they’ve done is...

Final weekend of Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo

PRORODEO Tournament - Wednesday through Saturday, Feb. 5 - 8It's "sudden death" for rodeo athletes in tonight's Wild Card round of the FWSSR PRORODEO...