Standout Small Businesses and What They Have in Common - Episode #26, Segment #2

Robert Blankenship, Chief Operating Officer of the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce, and Joe Barrows, vice president of private banking at Colorado Business Bank, are in-studio to discuss the 2012 Business Awards Luncheon, scheduled for Friday, April 27, 2012.

This marks the the 40th year since the Denver Chamber first instituted the Small Business of the Year awards.  Blankenship and Barrows explain the criteria that the Chamber uses to nominate the three finalists in each of six categories.

This is part two of a two-part interview.  Read full article here.

Also on this segment, regular B. Unconventional contributor, Homer Hudson Hillis, Jr., reports on a forum that he attended, sponsored by Abilene Christian University, featuring Jim Morris, president, of the Indiana Pacers basketball team and expert on building teams - in sports and in business.  Hillis and Morris discovered they share a common interest: their pets!

Business Unconventional is hosted by David Biondo and Dean Rotbart and airs each Sunday morning at 8 a.m. (MDT).  The program is also streamed over the Internet at

Original air date: April 22, 2012
Photo: Joe Barrows, Colorado Business Bank


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