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2019 Business Awards

5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Bounce Innovation Hub

526 S. Main Street
Akron, OH 44311

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Please join the Greater Akron Chamber on Thursday, June 6, 2019, as we celebrate the accomplishments of local companies, businesses, organizations and people that are elevating our community.  We'll also be joined by Fred Karm from Hoppin Frog Brewery as our event speaker.  Fred will be sharing a bit of the brewery's history as well as how Hoppin Frog has worked to achieve national recognition.

This year, eight awards will be presented in the following categories:

Making Shift Happen: A company or entrepreneur that has been in business for more than ten years and is reinventing its business, products and services or approach to the marketplace

MBE To Watch: A minority owned business or minority entrepreneur that is getting great traction and experiencing growth and success in their business with prospects for significantfuture growth.

WBE To Watch: A woman owned business or female entrepreneur that is getting great traction and experiencing growth and success in their business with prospects for significant future growth.

#ChooseGrowth Award: A business that has moved beyond start-up to scale-up that is pursuing significant growth opportunities that will accelerate it to the next level of growth creating jobs and regional impact in the process.

Business To Work For: A small or mid-sized business creating a culture and environment for their employees and/or customers that creates a great place to work and a great model for other companies to emulate.

Art-repreneur Of The Year: A creative industry business or artist that has embraced and leveraged artistic products and services to create an emerging success story for their business and/or the region.

Best Origin Story: We are looking for a story to tell about a unique business start-up that highlights a unique combination of capabilities, relationships, innovation and/or serendipity that will inspire others on their own journey.

Priming The Pump Award: An advocate or entrepreneur that is working above and beyond to help others be successful in their own entrepreneurial pursuits and growth.

Individual tickets are $25 or purchase a set of 8 tickets along with recognition for your company during the program for $175.

If you wish to use a VIP Pass, please mail the pass to Anna Richards, Greater Akron Chamber, 388 South Main Street, Suite 205, Akron 44311

RSVP deadline is Monday, June 3, 2019.

Click here to register