According to the IAB:
The IAB Small Business Awards recognizes and awards businesses who achieve both qualitative and quantitative results in their organization. The leadership award is the highest award given among all 10 categories. This award applies to one’s own leadership principals and how they help develop and influence successful leaders throughout American businesses.
Who is the IAB?
The Independent Association of Businesses, (IAB) is recognized as America’s Premier Membership Association as a leader of innovative access to membership benefits. Acknowledged by having represented the interests of more than a million members and receiving prestigious commendation by state and federal officials for its ability to educate and advance the growth of America’s small businesses and the self employed.