Business Expo Awards


The Pine Bluff Regional Chamber of Commerce presented several awards during the Business Expo Breakfast on Thursday morning in the Pine Bluff Convention Center.

Business of the Year awards were presented in the categories of large business, small business and non-profit.

Expo Chair Stephen Lasseigne announced the winners.

The Large Business of the Year was awarded to Pine Bluff National Bank in a category that also included Evergreen Packaging Inc. and Tyson Foods Inc.

The Small Business of the Year was awarded to Pine Bluff Sand and Gravel in a category that also included Express Employment Professionals, Fairfield Federal Credit Union, First Arkansas Insurance Inc., and Sissy’s Log Cabin, Inc.

The Non-Profit Organization of the Year was awarded to Boys & Girls Club of Jefferson County in a category that also included Area Agency on Aging of Southeast Arkansas, Hope Women’s Resource Center and Interested Citizens for Voter Registration Inc.

Kelly Bryant with Evergreen Packaging won Chairman’s Club Member of the Year.

Fairfield Federal Credit Union won the inaugural Judge’s Award for its exhibit booth; Scott Systems won the Most Creative Booth award; and Southeast Arkansas College won the Most Informative Booth award.