Fort Worth, TX (September 19, 2013)–Better Business Bureau of Fort Worth and Tarrant County, Inc. (FWBBB) is pleased to announce three winners of the 2013 Better Business Bureau Torch Award for Marketplace Excellence. The Torch Award is given to local businesses that demonstrate a superior commitment to exceptional business standards.
The 2013 Torch Award winners are:
“Everyday, businesses across Tarrant and its surrounding counties are working hard toprovide consumers and the community with the very best experience possible,”said Tom Eastman, FWBBB Chairman. “The Torch Award is a way for the FWBBB torecognize the positive contributions businesses are making to improve theircommunities and uphold ethical business practices.”
Winners were selected based on their ability to demonstrate ethical business practices in four categories: Management Practices, Community/Investor/StakeholderRelations, Communications/Marketing practices, and Industry Reputation. Nominations were reviewed by a panel of judges and winners were announced at the FWBBB’s Annual Meeting and Torch Award ceremony on September 18th. The winners will advance to the International Torch Awards competition to compete with other businesses from across the country.
Aboutthe Fort Worth BBB
The Better Business Bureau of Fort Worth and TarrantCounty, Inc. is a not-for-profit agency serving Tarrant, Johnson, Hood, Wise,Erath, Palo Pinto, Somervell, and Parker counties. Fort Worth BBB provideseducation and information on business and business standards; and serves consumersby helping resolve consumer complaints regarding businesses. For moreinformation, call 855-621-8566 or visit www.fwbbb.org.
For more than 100 years, Better Business Bureau hasbeen helping consumers find businesses, brands and charities they can trust. In2012, consumers turned to BBB 124 million times for Business Reviews on morethan 4.5 million companies and Charity Reports on 11,000 charities, allavailable for free at bbb.org. The Council of Better Business Bureaus is the umbrella organization for 113local, independent BBBs across the United States and Canada, as well as home toits national programs on dispute resolution and industry self-regulation. For more information, visit www.bbb.org.