Rally Around Small Business

Now More Than Ever! Rally Around Small Business 2020!

Our Rally! campaign launched April 1 with new ways for businesses and community leaders to participate. Sponsored by Home Savings Bank, this is the second year for this grassroots initiative that puts the spotlight on the businesses and entrepreneurs that are the foundation of our region’s economy.

With the viability of many businesses is under threat from the coronavirus pandemic, now more than ever, we need to rally our support!

Nominations for this year’s Unsung Hero nominees are closed. Thank you to all who submitted. The coalition selection committee will review submissions and pick the top 3 companies.

Click here for this year’s Unsung Hero nominees!

Business owners are also invited to boost their visibility and connect to the community by participating in our Pep Talk & Pitch program. Click here for details.

Read our comprehensive Rally Around Small Business coverage!

CLICK HERE for our exclusive coverage.
CLICK HERE for how-to tips and articles.
CLICK HERE for links, guides and market data.

Small Business Is a Big Deal

Our small businesses make a big impact on the regional, national and even global economy. Supporting small business in the Mahoning and Shenango valleys is essential to fuel our economic engine – now more than ever.

During the Rally Around Small Business campaign, The Business Journal recognizes the “Unsung Heroes” of small business.

Click here for an index of our 2019 Unsung Hero nominees.

Check our News page for profile stories, pictures, listings and links for the businesses, as well as coverage that examines the challenges small businesses face and how they overcome them, and where they can go for help.

We also have a compendium of how-to tips and educational articles on our Strategies page, as well as Resources that business owners can consult all year long.

The Business Journal thanks our campaign sponsors.