2020 Coastal Entrepreneur Awards


APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JUNE 8.


WHO WILL JOIN THESE PAST CEA WINNERS? 

The Greater Wilmington Business Journal and UNCW Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship have joined together for the 12th year to help shine a spotlight on up-and-coming entrepreneurs in the Cape Fear region.

This annual awards competition helps to identify and recognize fast-growing organizations and businesses with the potential to make a significant impact on the region. 


Applications are now open through June 8. If you are an entrepreneur with innovative and interesting ideas, have developed a unique product or service, or if you're a fast-growing company or job-creating organization than you should consider applying for these awards. 


CLICK HERE to submit an application or nominate an entrepreneurial company or organization. 


Award categories include: 

* Biotechnology 
* Emerging Company ( A firm in any industry with three or less employees and less than two years old.) 
* Film 
* Health Care 
* Internet-Related Business 
* Manufacturing & Distribution 
* Nonprofit 
* Retail & Hospitality 
* Professional Services 
* Technology

Companies and nonprofits in New Hanover, Brunswick and Pender counties are eligible for the awards.

The Category winners will be featured in a special Coastal Entrepreneur Awards section in the May 1 Business Journal and honored at a large awards breakfast on May 21 at UNCW's Burney Center.

Deadline to apply or nominate a business for the 2020 Entrepreneur Awards is June 8.

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WHEN

Thursday May 21, 2020

7:30 AM to 10:00 AM

WHERE

UNCW's Burney Center


Wilmington, NC