The Coastal Entrepreneur Awards recognizes up-and-coming ventures in our region as well as established companies that keep innovating.
The CEA's are a joint effort of UNCW’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship and the Greater Wilmington Business Journal to shine a spotlight on entrepreneurs in the Cape Fear region.
Click here to read more about each of our category winners in our special Coastal Entrepreneur Awards section in the May 6 issue of the Business Journal.
Click here to read about the 2022 CEA Chamber Of Commerce Winners, also featured in the May 6 issue of the Business Journal.
• Biotechnology: Renaissance Fiber
• Emerging Company: Portrett Pharmaceuticals
• Film: Honey Head Films
• Health Care: Clarity Counseling
• Health Care: MyPeriodPal
• Manufacturing & Distribution: NC Lumber & Supply
• Minority-Owned Business: Elaborate Outings - Luxury Picnics
• Nonprofit: Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Center
• Retail & Hospitality: Clean Eatz
• Professional Services: Cape Fear Solar Systems
• Technology: Apiture
Companies and nonprofits in New Hanover, Brunswick and Pender counties are eligible for the awards.