Small-business selfie winner: Gastonia native Scotty Nichols of All Phases Event Group.

This is Scotty Nichols, president and CEO of All Phases Event Group, seen here at Chicago’s Soldier Field at ChiveFest.

“I am a live event producer who grew up in Gastonia and lives in Colorado. I have toured with bands, worked several large festivals and now run an event company in Boulder.”

This photo was taken when they were fine-tuning the band setup for video.

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We’re sending Nichols a ShopTalk travel mug. Send us your selfie and you could win a travel mug, too. Use your mobile device to take candid photos of yourself in your business, showing off what you do in your environment. You can ask someone to take photos of you, too, but we don’t want professional shots. We’re looking for candids that capture the selfie spirit.

Go to to upload your photos. The best photos will run here each week.