Wilmingtonbiz logo
More News

2014 Coastal Entrepreneur Award Winners Announced

By Jenny Callison, posted Apr 17, 2014
The judges have finished their deliberations, and the envelopes have been opened. Ten area companies and organizations, representing nine categories, have been chosen as this year’s Coastal Entrepreneur Award winners.

The Coastal Entrepreneur Awards program is run by the University of North Carolina Wilmington’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship and the Greater Wilmington Business Journal.

Its mission is to help foster increased entrepreneurial activity – and higher-paying jobs – in the region, according to the awards program website.

The winners, with their category shown in parentheses, are:
-Cape Fear Clinic (Nonprofit)
-Wilmington Area Rebuilding Ministry (Nonprofit)
-DocsInk (Emerging Company)
-National Speed (Retail)
-Next Glass (Internet-Related Company)
-Odyssey Fire Protection (Manufacturing & Distribution)
-Quality Chemical Laboratories (Biotechnology)
-SIVAD Business Solutions (Technology)
-TOZAL (Health Care)
-Without Limits (Services)

All the category winners will now enter a second round from which one overall winner will be chosen by a further panel of judges. The overall winner will then be announced at the 2014 Coastal Entrepreneur Awards Breakfast on May 22 at UNCW’s Burney Center.

All category winners will be honored as well.

For more information or to register for the breakfast event, click here.

Join The Discussion

Similar Stories

Ico insights



The Secret To Success: Plan, Prioritize and Relax

Diane Durance - UNCW Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Thom cross marine max 300 x 300

New Models, Easy Financing Boost Boat Sales

Thom Cross - MarineMax Wrightsville Beach

Make Lighting Match The Mood

Joe Marston - Wilmington Winlectric

Book On Business

2016 bob cover

The 2016 WilmingtonBiz: Book on Business is an annual publication showcasing the Wilmington region as a center of business.

Order Your Copy Today!
Print Only
$24.95 - Qty
Print + Excel File
$79.95 - Qty

In The Current Issue

Hawthorne – For The Love Of Children

Retired pediatrician Henry Hawthorne is the 2016 Health Care Heroes Lifetime Achievement recipient. He was selected for his longtime impact on the area's health care community and continued volunteerism.

FaithHealth Aims To Connect Volunteers

FaithHealthNET, an app from Wilmington resident Robert Rosenberg, is designed to match tasks with volunteers. Last month, the company partic...

WDI Event Highlights Downtown Projects

Here are some of the owners and business professionals involved in six high-profile projects in downtown Wilmington, with a look at how thei...

Ico topnews Editor's Picks

On Wrightsville Ave., Mixed-use Project Could Replace Mobile Homes

Cece Nunn - 59 minutes ago

SUP – Closer To The Finish Line?

Vince Winkel - About 3 hours ago

Real Estate News: Branching Out, Boat Tours, $1B Milestone

Cece Nunn - About 10 hours ago Trending News

Live Oak Earnings Beat Wall Street Expectations

Joe Baglio - Oct 27, 2016


Ico trending Trending News

Ico newsinimages News in Pictures

Have a tip, pitch or guest column?  Send us a tip.

Gallery Galleries

Video Videos

Power Breakfast - Election 2016 North Carolina's Choice - 2016
WilmingtonBiz Expo - Key Note Lunch with Keynote Lunch with Chip Mahan - 2016

Register to Continue Seeing Wilmington's Best Business Coverage!

There are three ways to register for free.

Sign in with LinkedIn, Facebook or create an account:

Already registered? Login here.

Your free registration includes:

  • Access to 10 articles per month on WilmingtonBiz.com
  • Email updates to stay informed on local business news
  • A mobile optimized website
  • Advanced notification of Business Journal events
  • Management of your digital and print subscriptions
Laptop iphone ipad