2009 - 2010
- May, 2010 - Horizon Certified Development Company (HCDC), the lending arm of Hamilton County Development Company was recognized by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Columbus District Office as the number one Certified Development Company (CDC) for 2009.
2005 - 2006
2003 - 2004
- February, 2005 - Clermont Chamber of Commerce honored HCDC as The Business Advocate Best Practices Award for advocacy for small businesses.
- May, 2005 - State of Ohio, Certificate of Congratulations for Outstanding Achievement regarding winning Clermont County Best Practices Award.
- July 2005 - HCDC Lending Department honored as the Number 1 SBA 504 Lender in the State of Ohio.
2000 - 2002
- October, 2004 - HCDC and its Economic Development Office received high praise from the International Economic Development Council in their report on economic development in Hamilton County in October 2004. IEDC stated in the report that HCDC has been nationally recognized for its effectiveness and that HCDC should have an expanded role in the County's economic development efforts.
- November, 2001 - State of Ohio, Governor Robert Taft, Recognition of annual Business Development Awards Ceremony.
- February, 2002 - Cover story about HCBC in NBIA Review, National Business Incubation Association publication.
- March, 2002 - Visit from Governor Robert Taft in recognition of the importance of small business and new technologies as part of the Third Frontier program.
- April, 2002 - Visit from Congressman Steve Chabot and Hector Barreto, Administrator of the Small Business Administration in recognition of HCDC's efforts as a top SBA lender in Ohio.
- October, 2002 - Recognized in Business Courier as the best performing business incubator in Ohio based on a report from the State of Ohio.
Prior to Year 2000
- Ohio Small Business Revitalization Partnership, honors HCDC with Special Merit Award.
- US Small Business Administration, formal approval as Certified Development Company (CDC).
- US Small Business Administration, Certificate of Outstanding Performance and Significant Contribution - 50th loan approval.
- Ohio Development Association, Achievement Award.
- US Small Business Administration, Largest Increase by Local Certified Development Company.
- US Small Business Administration, Certificate of Appreciation.
- US Small Business Administration, District Director Award.
- State of Ohio, Governor George V. Voinovich, Certificate of Recognition on 15th anniversary and opening of new building.
- Feature story about HCBC in WingTips, The Inflight Magazine of Comair.