Nominations open for INCREASE Micro Entrepreneur AwardsAnnouncements — By Melanie McIntyre on March 14, 2013 at 8:00 am
INCREASE Community Development Corporation is now accepting nominations for its 9th Annual Micro Entrepreneur Awards.
The awards recognizes entrepreneurs with five or fewer employees (including the owner) for their success and growth in business. Nominees must have owned a business for at least two years and have demonstrated involvement in their local communities.
Entrepreneurs can be nominated in the following industry categories: retail; business-to-business; health and wellness; media and entertainment; FIRE (finance, insurance, and real estate); and non-profit and consumer services.
A panel of judges will select one awardee in each industry category. Today is the last day nominations can be submitted online at INCREASEcdc.org.
The awards ceremony will take place May 23 at Columbus Christian Center Church, located at 2300 N. Cassady Ave. A networking reception kicks off the event from 5 to 6:15 p.m. The ceremony begins at 6:30 p.m.
Tickets to the reception are $15 in advance or $20 at the door. Guests can purchase tickets online at INCREASEcdc.org beginning April 10.
Melanie McIntyre served as editorial director of The Metropreneur from its launch in August 2010 to May 2013. She is also a featured writer for Columbus Underground and writes about fashion, style and pop culture on her blog, Thoroughly Modern Melly. Melanie is an Ohio State University graduate, lives in the Short North, and enjoys reading and running.
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