Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Awards Ceremony

Purchasing Agent

Boyce Evans
citypurchasing@knoxvilletn.gov
(865) 215-2070

400 Main St., Room 667
Knoxville, TN 37902

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Table showing awardsThe City of Knoxville’s Purchasing Department held its first Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Awards Ceremony in 2016, to recognize small, women-owned and minority-owned businesses for outstanding performance, as well as City departments committed to reaching out to DBEs with procurement contracts.

The 2017 DBE Awards Ceremony will be held on September 6, 2017.


The 2016 honorees were:

• K & W Cleaning Service, Rising Star Award
• Quantum Environmental & Engineering Services, Above & Beyond Award
• Eight Lane Consultants, Above and Beyond Award
• B & B Lawn Services, Inc., Minority-Owned Business Award
• Scientific Sales, Inc., Woman-Owned Business of the Year Award
• ExpoQuip, Inc., Small Business of the Year Award
• Johnson & Galyon, Inc. & First Place Finish, Partnership Award
• Community Relations Department, DBE Advocate Award
• Fleet Services, DBE Advocate Award
• City Court, DBE Most Improved Advocate Award
• Community Development, DBE Most Improved Advocate Award
• Gwen Winfrey, Community Development Senior Project Specialist, Employee Advocate Award

Winners of DBE Awards
Click here to view more photos of the 2016 event