On Thursday, May 16, The Philadelphia Inquirer gathered over 200 people to celebrate the 2019 Family-Owned Business Awards, sponsored by GBCA Member Firstrust Bank, and PECO. Guests enjoyed a vibrant panel discussion, led by Business Writer, Diane Mastrull and awards ceremony honoring 40 award recipients in categories such as, Family-Business Leader of the Year, Minority-Owned Family Business, Innovation Excellence, and more.

The Family-Owned Business Awards program spotlights Family-Owned businesses who continue to grow and evolve in an ever-changing economy, while managing to stay true to their roots. The winners were selected based on their business success and accomplishments and their civic/community service.

Congratulations to the GBCA members who were named 2019 Family-Owned Business Winners!

Large Family Business (Companies sized 250+)

Midsize Family Business (Companies sized 100-249)

Small Family Business (Companies sized <99)



See list of full winners:

See  more photos from the evening from The Inquirer Solutions Group: