Top 5 Small Businesses Award Application

2020 McAllen Top 5 Small Business Awards are scheduled for April 16, 2020, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Old Church Winery. The deadline to apply is February 16, 2020, at 4:30 p.m.

Criteria: Please provide enough information and documentation to support your answers

  1. Your business has to consist of no more than 200 employees to qualify as a small business
  2. Your business was established before 2015
  3. Your business has had a consistent record of employment in the last two years
  4. Your business has had a steady increase in sales over the last three years (no hard numbers just percentage increases)
  5. Your business has demonstrated consistent community involvement in the last two years
  6. Your business has improved or expanded its product and/or services through expansion and/or innovation
  7. Your business operates a location in the McAllen area

Top 5 Application

The Top 5 Small Business Awards is held in honor of those businesses which have been the foundation for the economic prosperity and resilience which McAllen has experienced over the last several years. Winning nominees will be known as the best of the best businesses in McAllen. The Top 5 Small Business Awards present a great opportunity to showcase what you have accomplished in your business, and the positive impact you have had on our community. The Top 5 Small Business Awards is an easy way to increase your exposure and provide a great way to tell the success story of your enterprise. In order to compete of this coveted award, the participating business is required to complete a Top 5 Small Business Awards application and provide documentation supporting their claim as one of McAllen’s finest businesses. You can self-nominate your business, or you can nominate a business that you consider has done an outstanding job. In order to be eligible for the Top 5 Small Business Award, the nominated business needs to operate a location in McAllen. Financial institutions are not eligible for nomination. For additional rules and regulations, please contact the McAllen Chamber of Commerce.
  • (Retail, Service, Manufacturer, Supplier, Distributor, etc)
  • Please enter a number from 1700 to 2013.
  • Max. file size: 50 MB.
    Please upload any supporting documentation for your application. Power Point presentation, Word Document, Files, etc.

This event is sponsored by:


  • Boultinghouse Simpson Gates Architects
  • Community Hope Projects, DBA Family Health
  • Futuro Clinical Trials
  • Dr. John A. Gerling and Dr. Joseph Ryan Orthodontics
  • R&D Personnel


  • Best Medical Supply
  • D&M Cleaners
  • Deutsch and Deutsch
  • Lone Star Barbeque
  • The Valley Wedding Pages


  • McAllen Country Club
  • The Dry Room
  • Alberico Fine Wine
  • Mail Pak Your Box Store
  • Texas Border Business

2014 Recipients

  • Melba’s Dance Studio
  • Clark Chevrolet
  • Carats
  • Image House Media
  • Verturo Interests

2013 Recipients

  • Embroidme
  • House Wine & Bistro
  • Major Health Foods
  • McCreery Aviation Co., Inc.
  • The Warren Group

2012 Recipients

  • Edible Arrangements
  • Perfect Paws Salon and Resort
  • Sylvia’s
  • The Man Shop
  • Welcome Home Rio Grande Valley

2011 Recipients

  • Deborah Case Dance Academy
  • Holland & Associates
  • Las Palmas Healthcare Center
  • Shepard Walton King Insurance Group
  • Tierra Dulce

2010 Recipients

  • 20/20 Vision Care
  • Ero Architects
  • Express Employment
  • Pena Eye Institute
  • Spa La Posada

2009 Recipients

  • Cantu’s Special Events
  • Dr. Beardsley’s Super Optical
  • Manrique Custom Vision Center
  • The Sign Depot
  • Socialife News Magazine

 2008 Recipients

  •  Aptus Therapy Services
  • Arte En Cantera
  • Collision Center
  • Palmer Steel Supplies
  • Security Depot

2007 Recipients

  • Security Land Title Company
  • Koko’s
  • Medi Quip
  • First American Realty
  • Affordable Art & Frame

2006 Recipients

  • Complete Family Foot Care
  • Joy Bangles
  • Kreidler Funeral Home
  • Med Care EMS
  • Milestones Therapeutic Associates

 2005 Recipients

  •  Aptus Therapy Services
  • Charles Clark Chevrolet
  • IPH Home Health
  • Perfume King
  • Dirt Road Designs

2004 Recipients

  • Aptus Therapy Services
  • Charles Clark Chevrolet
  • Domit Construction & Development LLC
  • Humanetics
  • Valley Garden Center Inc

 2003 Recipients

  • APEX
  • Fiesta Pages
  • MoonBeans Coffee
  • Re/Max 1st Choice
  • Rios Center for Plastic Surgery

 2002 Recipients

  • Copy Zone
  • McAllen Sheet Metal
  • Med-Care EMS
  • Pueblo Tires
  • Spence Concrete

 2001 Recipients

  • Barn White
  • Hector’s Health Company
  • House Calls
  • Joy Bangles
  • D. Wilson Construction

 2000 Recipients

  • Jones & Cook Stationers
  • Lee’s Pharmacy
  • Our Secret & at Home
  • Quips N Quotes
  • Wornick Company-Right Away Division