The awards program is designed to celebrate and recognize the outstanding achievements and contributions of minority and women entrepreneurs, as well as individuals and organizations that have demonstrated leadership and commitment in minority and women business enterprise.
Award Descriptions and Selection Criteria
- The Standing on the Shoulders of Giants Award is bestowed upon the individual, organization, or group that has blazed the trail for minority and women entrepreneurship in Greenville, NC. The recipient for this award has provided leadership and demonstrable commitment to the advancement and growth of minority and women entrepreneurship by advocacy and/or example.
- The Minority and Woman Business Enterprise Excellence Award is given to the company that has demonstrated excellence in providing products or services to the Greenville community. The recipient of this award may have also demonstrated economic impact through capital expansion, revenue growth, and/or job creation.