Renton's Nesby + Associates named finalist for business award

Nesby + Associates, a Renton-based consulting company with local, regional and national clients, is a finalist for the Minority Small Business of the Year award in the second annual King County Executive's Small Business Awards.

The 21 finalists in seven categories were announced this week by county Executive Dow Constantine, in partnership with award sponsors KeyBank, Microsoft Corporation, the Workforce Development Council of Seattle-King County, enterpriseSeattle, and the Small Business Partners for Prosperity.

“Last year’s awards were a great way to introduce people to our diverse local economy, and this year’s awards will be even better as we showcase how small businesses create jobs in our region,” said Constantine in a press release

More than 250 representatives from throughout the county are expected to attend the awards program Oct. 10 at Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue.

The awards program recognizes small businesses throughout King County that best demonstrate innovation and excellence. The nominees are:

Small Business of the Year Finalists

Easy Street Records  (Seattle)

Kenmore Camera  (Kenmore)

Trophy Cupcakes and Party  (Seattle - Bellevue)

Minority Small Business of the Year Finalists

General Microsystems, Inc.  (Bellevue)

Idea Entity Corporation  (Bellevue)

Nesby + Associates  (Renton)

Woman Small Business of the Year Finalists

Dynamic Language  (Seattle)

Global Resource Group  (Bellevue)

Seattle Chocolates  (Tukwila)

Exporting Small Business of the Year Finalists

Enprecis  (Seattle)

Pacific Metallurgical   (Kent)

TransNET Inc.  (Issaquah)

Green/Sustainable Small Business of the Year Finalists

MicroEnergy Credits   (Seattle)

New Remodel   (Seattle)

Natural and Built Environments  (Kirkland)

Workforce Development Small Business of the Year Finalists

Kona Kai Coffee Company  (Kent)

Minerva Organics DBA Thrive  (Seattle)

Thinkspace  (Redmond)

Rural Small Business of the Year Finalists

Jubilee Biodynamic Farm Inc. (Snoqualmie Agricultural Production District, near Carnation)

Mosby Farms (Upper Green Agricultural Production District, near Auburn)

The Root Connection (Sammamish Agricultural Production District, near Woodinville)

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