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CEA Winners From 2009-2017

By Staff Reports, posted May 4, 2018
This year, the Coastal Entrepreneur Awards is celebrating its 10th anniversary, choosing the "Top Ten for Ten" that will be announced May 23 at an event that will also include dinner and a Keynote Speaker James "Chip" Mahan, CEO of Live Oak Bank. 

As part of the celebration of this spotlight on entrepreneurs, past winners have submitted updates and shared their advice for success. In some cases, companies or organizations did not respond, but for the most part officials described how their businesses and groups have fared since winning CEA awards over the years.

Those updates can be found via the links below.

CEA winners 2009: Freedom Lawns USA; Full Belly Project; Global Test Supply; GeniSys Networks; Opterex (now CloudWyze); OrthoKinetic Technologies; Sapona Green Building Center; Schedulefly; Tera Disc (now Cloud Pharmaceuticals); Virtual Law Office Technology. 

CEA winners 2010: CMS Tool & Die; Cortech Solutions; Cucalorus; Digieffects; Holt Oil Co.; Kids Making It; LoadMatch Logistics (now A.R.C. Transit Inc.); N2 Publishing; Proficient Learning; Rogo.

CEA winners 2011: Advanced Maintenance; Cape Fear Rainwater Harvesting Inc.; Custom Fit Meals; Efficient Energy America Inc.; Flow Sciences Inc.; Frank Deals; Glide Bikes Inc.; LINC; Manufacturing Methods; Well Care Health.

CEA winners 2012: Applied Resource Management; Cape Fear Tutoring Inc.; Carolina Farmin'; Dry Corp LLC; Eco Express; Edge of Urge; Glycotech Inc.; Pomp Event Furnishings; Progress Earth; Set Up Events.

CEA winners 2013: Cape Fear River Watch; Coastal Ladies Carting dba Pink Trash; Common Sense Films; Freaker; GO2 LLC; Modoc Research Services; Monarcares; Orbita Corp.; PLAYERSPACE; The Real Tooth Fairies.com.

CEA winners 2014: Cape Fear Clinic; Docsink LLC; National Speed; Next Glass (now Untappd); Odyssey Fire Protection; Quality Chemical Laboratories; Sivad Business Solutions; Tozal/Atlantic Medical Inc.; WARM; Without Limits.

CEA winners 2015: Brand Assurance; Carolina Green Building; Elite Innovations; Filmwerks International; GigSalad; The Harrelson Center; Koolbridge Solar Inc.; mimijumi; Performance Culture; Surgilum.

CEA winners 2016: Atlantic Biotechnology; Beau's Coffee (now Bitty & Beau's Coffee); Bradford Products; Edu-Tell; Lapetus Solutions; Lifegait; Likeli; Prone2Paddle (now P2P Rescue); WHQR Public Radio; Wilmington Orthotics & Prosthetics.

CEA winners 2017: Battle House-Tactical Laser Tag; Cavanaugh & Associates; Coastal Cove of Wilmington; Cucalorus Connect; Half United; Manufacturing Methods; paws4people; Phoenix Hometown Hires (now StepUp Wilmington); PLAYERSPACE; Vavaroom.
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