Nominations now are being accepted for the 2019 Entrepreneurial Excellence (E-Day) Awards.
The program now in its 28th year and presented by the Northwest Indiana Small Business Development Center, spotlights entrepreneurs and small business advocates who are impacting the Region’s business community.
Award categories include: small business person of the year, entrepreneurial success, small business exporter, young entrepreneur, minority-owned small business person, family-owned business, emerging small business and small business advocate.
Entrepreneurs with a three-year track record of growth in the seven-county NW-ISBDC area of Lake, Porter, LaPorte, Jasper, Starke, Pulaski and Newton counties are eligible. The nomination process is open to the public.
Winners will be celebrated at a luncheon Nov. 14 at Avalon Manor in Merrillville.
“Year after year, we are honored to illustrate how important small businesses are to our communities,” said Lorri Feldt, regional director of the NW-ISBDC. “Our team relishes the opportunity to share the extraordinary stories of entrepreneurs in our region at this time-honored event.”
Northwest ISBDC offers no-cost assistance for entrepreneurs starting or expanding their businesses.
Nomination packets will be accepted through Aug. 22, and are available by visiting www.edayleaders.com or by calling the Northwest ISBDC at (219) 644-3513.
Read about the 2018 honorees on www.nwindianabusiness.com.