Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce Small Business Awards single out Shannon Kane
Shannon Kane, Virginia Beach City Councilwoman and President/Chief Marketing Partner of EWR Management Group is surprised by Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce Executive Vice President of Operations, Sylvia Haines and Senior Vice President of Programs and Communications, Priscilla Monti with the 2016 Small Business Leader of the Year Award. Kane will be honored at the Chamber’s annual Small Business of the Year awards luncheon on May 24th.
VIRGINIA BEACH, VA – May 5, 2016 – For her leadership, impact on workplace culture, community service and professional achievement, Shannon Kane, President and Chief Marketing Partner of EWR Management, was given the 2016 Small Business Leadership Award by the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce.
For 32 years, the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce has been honoring small businesses for their outstanding efforts in the community and business sector. Awards are given to the small business of the year in Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Virginia Beach and Peninsula. There is also a Young Entrepreneur Award and the esteemed Leadership Award.
“I am honored to be given such a prestigious recognition from the Chamber,” said Kane, who has also served on Virginia Beach city council since 2013. “My goal is to make an impact on the lives and businesses in our community.”
Kane has a long history of community involvement. She is currently the Chairman of the Board of the Alzheimer’s Association, sits on the Beach Leadership Council, volunteered with the East Coast Surfing Championships, co-founded the Surfing Legends Hall of Fame and is a former member of the Virginia Beach Schools’ General Advisory Council, as well as volunteers as a room mom in her son, Spencer’s class.
“Shannon has the talent to understand the diverse cultures and personalities of the businesses with which she works,” said Nadine Paniccia, EWR Client. “She has the innate ability to detect workplace needs and can navigate forward to a perfect product.”
Kane’s accomplishments are plentiful. She won the Outstanding Young Virginian, 40 Under 40, and received the National Summit Award as president of Junior Achievement.
The Small Business of the Year awards, including Kane’s Leadership Award, will be presented on May 24 at the Virginia Beach Convention Center. Tickets are available for purchase on the Chamber’s website.
About the Hampton Roads Chamber:
The Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce is the region’s premier business organization; helping members succeed, driving regional economic growth and enhancing the quality of life for community’s residents. The Chamber is a vigorous advocate for the economic success of its member businesses, which employ nearly 250,000 men and women in southeastern Virginia.
About EWR Management Group:
EWR Management Group, founded as Events with Results in 2006 is a boutique marketing agency based in Virginia Beach, VA. While offering an extensive list of marketing and branding services for businesses of all sizes, EWR is proud to be the only Hampton Roads’ agency specializing in Cause Marketing promoting social corporate responsibility.
For more information about Shannon Kane or EWR, contact Staci Dennis at (757)377-7238 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.