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"Winning an award for your hard work, dedication, and community service is always a special moment!"

- Reneka Thomas

Description of Ceremony

Help us celebrate and honor women small business owners and Community Leaders on Wednesday, November 1st, 2023.

Not only are we having an award ceremony, but the gala is also a fundraising event, where we come together to make a difference. Through generous donations and sponsorships, we aim to support various causes and initiatives that uplift and empower individuals from all walks of life.

Awards night welcomes guests for a fabulous evening of recognition, celebration, networking and more! What to expect? An evening of elegance and sophistication, with a blend of entertainment, fine dining, and more.

To our Men accompanying a Woman, this is the time to shine and be a compliment to your Guest. Let this be your moment to make a statement and show off a little bit of your Black or Blue Suits.​​​​​​​​​

We can’t wait to see all the Ladies step out on the red carpet.


Don't miss this incredible opportunity to be part of The Best in Small Business Awards Ceremony & Gala Night.

Best In Small Business Awards

2023 Official Nominees

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Theme: 50 shades of Blue

Attire: Blue Formal Attire Only

About Best In Small Business Awards

The nominations for our 1st Best In Small Business Awards have been finalized.

The Best in Small Business Awards is PDWW's honor that recognizes and celebrates women business owners and leaders Worldwide and all surrounding areas, with 7 notable “Best of Small Business' 'categories to choose from.

The Best of Small Business Awards is presented by Reneka Thomas who is also a multi passionate entrepreneur who loves to motivate, inspire and to celebrate other's wins. We are excited to announce our 1st year Awards Ceremony for women. Awards night welcomes guests from the Starkville and surrounding areas for a fabulous evening of recognition, celebration, networking and more!

The Best In Small Business Awards are set to take place on Wednesday, November 1st.



  • This Award is a great differentiator for your Product or Service

  • Instant credibility for new and existing clients

  • Give your sales a boost and show your new & old customers your company’s achievements.

  • Great positive exposure for your business


The 2023 Best in Small Business Annual Awards Gala will be held Wednesday, November 1st at 6:00 p.m. at the Annex Building at The Sportsplex in Starkville Mississippi..