• Entrepreneur of the Year Award nominations open

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    Name: Entrepreneur of the Year Award nominations open
    Date: September 19, 2018 - October 26, 2018
    Event Description:
    Entrepreneur of the Year Award
     
    Deadline for nominations – Friday, Oct. 26, 2018

    https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeACb1GZ6LsWjOCCNGay2fdTjV7ND9BTU9AnxxgYDzGG19kYA/viewform?usp=pp_url

    Description
    The purpose of this award is to promote the development of business owners and operators. The recipient of the Entrepreneur of the Year Award will be recognized and applauded by the entire business community.
     
    Eligibility Criteria
    Residency & Business Location: The nominee must own a for-profit business that currently operates in Decatur County. 
    Business Type: Any type of for-profit business is eligible including ongoing seasonal businesses.  The business must be in operation for at least two years and the candidate must have a client/customer base of three or more.
    References: The nominee should provide at least two references. One from a client is preferred.
     
    Judging Criteria
    All nominees are judged on the same criteria:
    • Basic eligibility requirements
    • Operating success
    • Involvement in community
    • Entrepreneurial innovation
    • Business and community partnerships
    • Utilization of technology
     
    The judges also take into consideration such factors as any unique problems that had to be overcome. Judges will look for growth and sustainability of the business. The winner is chosen by a committee for the Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting.
     
    Getting Nominated
    • Anyone may nominate a business for Entrepreneur of the Year.
    Note: Individuals may also nominate themselves for the award.
     
     
    Applications are available at:
    Greensburg Chamber of Commerce
    314 W. Washington St.
    Greensburg, IN 47240
    Or by calling the Chamber at 812-663-2832
    Or on the website at: www.greensburgchamber.com
     
    Entrepreneur of the Year Award
    Nomination Form
     
    Personal Information:
     
    Name ________________________________________________________________________
     
     
    Home Address ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
     
    Home Phone_________________________________
     
    Age ___________________
     
    Education__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
     
    Military Service______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
     
    Business Information
     
    Business Name_________________________________________________________________
     
    Business Address_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
     
    Business Phone ______________________________
     
    Type of Business_____________________________
     
    Number of Years Business Established ___________
     
    Estimated Customer Base______________________
     
    Number of Employees ________________________
     
    Is business considered a family-owned business or new business? ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
     
    Is Business a member of any local or state organizations such as the Chamber, etc...?
    If so, please list and number of years they are a member.
    __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
    __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
     
     
    Community Service Participation, awards, etc...  ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
     
    Why does this entrepreneur deserve this award? (use additional paper if needed)
     
    ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
     
    Nominator Information:
    Name_________________________________________________________________________
    Address_______________________________________________________________________
    Business Name_________________________________________________________________
    Home Phone___________________________________________________________________
    Work Phone___________________________________________________________________
    Email address__________________________________________________________________
    Best time to contact_____________________________________________________________
     
    Please mail all requested information to the following address:
     
    Greensburg/Decatur County Chamber of Commerce
    314 W. Washington St., Greensburg, IN 47240
    Phone # 663-2832      Fax # 663-4275
    Applications will also be accepted via email at: execdirector@greensburgchamber.com
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