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Tracey Lee Davis Of ZingPop Social Media Honored As  San Jose’s 2024 Local Business Person Of The Year

Alignable's 2024 Local Business Person Of The Year

BOSTON, MA: March 5, 2024 -- Alignable’s 2024 Local Business Person Of The Year Contest reached unparalleled participation levels, logging a whopping 309,000+ votes, 64,000+ recommendations, and an unheard-of number of local winners – over 5,100 across the U.S. and Canada.


The largest online networking platform for business owners, invited its 8.7 million+ members to shout out local business leaders who’ve gone above and beyond guiding peers and supporting entire communities amid challenging economic conditions.


Today, Alignable’s network announces that Tracey Lee Davis of ZingPop Social Media has been elected as San Jose’s 2024 Business Person Of The Year for the 5th time! She has also been recognized as one of Alignable's Top 50 Business Networkers of 2024.

Tracey Lee Davos of ZingPop Social Media sitting at a white desk with her laptop

The 2024 contest is the most popular competition Alignable has hosted in over five years, marking a 40% jump in participation over 2023. 


During the 2024 contest, which ran from Jan. 8 to Feb. 23, 2024, 5,171 business owners emerged as winners (including ties) across 4,820 communities. That’s an increase of 1,195 additional Local Business People of 2024 compared to 2023.


These leaders were commended for helping their peers and communities through a year with many challenges, including rising interest rates and rents, not to mention skyrocketing supply costs.


"In our local community, we look out for each other and refer business to help make everyone as successful as possible," said Davis. "And the challenges we've all encountered have compelled many of us to help peers fighting to keep their businesses afloat. I am so grateful for the support of my network. I'm thrilled to receive this award again and know I would never have gotten here without my community. I am passionate about helping small business owners succeed, and that's one of the things that motivates me to keep giving back."

Davis received a special badge on her Alignable profile, recognizing this big win. In past years, the awareness generated through similar contests has spurred expanded connections and new business for many winners.  She was also recognized in the Top 50 List Of 2024's Best Local Business People & Networkers.

Driving Recognition, Relationships & Referrals

“Our members can't stop raving about how this contest supercharged the relationships within their networks, which have sparked referrals, ignited fresh business opportunities, and fueled an unstoppable wave of mutual support," said Eric Groves, CEO and Co-Founder of Alignable. “Small business owners are the vibrant heartbeat of their communities, and it's high time they got the recognition they deserve. With over 64,000 recommendations pouring in from this year's contest, it's crystal clear: when small business owners unite, they become an unstoppable force."

To arrange interviews with Tracey Lee Davis and/or an Alignable representative, please contact Chuck Casto at He can also offer JPEGs, other visuals, and local winner testimonials. 

About ZingPop Social Media 

Tracey Lee Davis is the brains behind ZingPop Social Media, a company that helps small business owners become online marketing rockstars! As a social media expert and Certified Partner for Constant Contact, Tracey Lee coaches entrepreneurs on utilizing social media and provides comprehensive management for their email marketing campaigns. Tracey Lee is a popular speaker at associations and business groups. She's been awarded some pretty cool titles, like one of the Silicon Valley Business Journal's 2022 Silicon Valley Woman of Influence, Alignable's Local Business Person of the Year for San Jose (2018-2024), and a Top 25 U.S. Business Mentor of 2021. Plus, she's a Certified Content Marketing Strategist and the Co-Owner and Vice President of the Women's Networking Alliance.

About Alignable is the largest online business networking platform for business owners in the U.S. and Canada. With 8.7 million members across 35,000+ communities, Alignable is the network where business owners come together. Whether you’re connecting locally, meeting peers in your industry, or finding a catalyst who will introduce you to their network, Alignable is where businesses connect and change their business trajectory.  

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