Four Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce members were selected by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce as 2016 DREAM BIG Blue Ribbon Award Winners.

Congratulations to:

  • Creating & Managing Wealth
  • DHD Films
  • Express Employment Professionals
  • Irving Cares

The prestigious Blue Ribbon Award recognizes a company’s success, innovation and contributions to economic growth and free enterprise. This year, a record number of applicants from across the country were evaluated on demonstrating exceptional business practices in employee development, strategic planning, customer service and community involvement.

“The Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber is proud these businesses are being recognized by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for their hard work and dedication,” Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber’s President and CEO Beth Bowman said. “These four businesses, their owners and teams provide outstanding products and services are incredibly valuable to our community. Congratulations to these well-deserved organizations!”

In the last eight years, 22 chamber-member businesses have been selected to receive the Blue Ribbon Award.

Seven Regional Finalists will be announced March 9th. All 100 Blue Ribbon winners will be honored at the 12th annual America’s Small Business Summit in Washington, D.C. June 13 – 15. During the summit, one finalist will be named and receive $10,000.

A complete list of this year’s Blue Ribbon Small Business Award winners is available here.

Presented by Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce

About the Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce
The Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber is recipient of the inaugural Texas Outstanding Chamber of the Year Award and is the first 5-Star Accredited Chamber in Texas. The Irving Chamber exists to CREATE economic activity for Irving, ADVANCE more than 1,817 business investors who represent more than 150,000 employees and PROMOTE all of our members, including six Fortune 500 Global headquarters and 22 U.S. Small Business of the Year Award Winners. For more information, visit

About the U.S. Chamber of Commerce
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the world’s largest business federation representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions, as well as state and local chambers and industry associations. Its International Affairs division includes more than 50 regional and policy experts and 25 country- and region-specific business councils and initiatives. The U.S. Chamber also works closely with 116 American Chambers of Commerce abroad.

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