WY innovators sought for BRAVO! Award nominations
Honoring entrepreneurs from around Wyoming
by The Wyoming Business Council
February 21, 2007
(Cheyenne, Wyoming) - Nominations are being sought for the 2007 Bravo! Entrepreneur Awards sponsored by the Wyoming Business Report, the Wyoming Business Council, the Wyoming Chamber of Commerce Executives, the Wyoming Business Alliance, the Heritage Foundation and the Wyoming Economic Development Association.
The Bravo! Entrepreneurship Awards honor entrepreneurs from around Wyoming and will be presented during a banquet, Thursday, April 12 at the Parkway Plaza in Casper. The event will be held in conjunction with the Wyoming Heritage Foundation’s Economic Outlook Forum, which begins at noon on April 12.
Awards will be given for the following categories:
Bravo! Entrepreneur Award – Winners of these awards should demonstrate the best traits of entrepreneurship, including vision, drive, perseverance and willingness to take risks. Six winners statewide will be named from each of the Wyoming Business Council’s six regions of the state.
Lifetime Achievement Award – Winners of the Lifetime Achievement Award should demonstrate a long career of commitment to Wyoming’s growth and well-being of its business community. Among the criteria is a minimum of 10 years as a Wyoming entrepreneur.
Emerging Entrepreneur – Winners of this award should demonstrate the best traits of entrepreneurship, including vision, drive, perseverance and willingness to take risks. The award is for businesses started within the last three years.
Governor’s Award for Economic Development – This award recognizes businesses, organizations, communities and individuals who contribute to significant economic growth in Wyoming. This nominee has been instrumental in creating new jobs and increasing tax revenues in Wyoming.
IQ Award – This award honors the Innovation Quotient among Wyoming companies and seeks to honor those products or services that have demonstrated a high degree of innovation with a strong market potential.
Nominations may be submitted electronically to the Wyoming Business Report through the newspaper’s web site www.wyomingbusinessreport.com, or mailed to the Cheyenne office of the Wyoming Business Report at 1603 Capitol Ave., Ste. 211, Cheyenne, WY 82001. Nominations can also be faxed to 307-635-1646. The nomination deadline is Feb. 28.
The mission of the Wyoming Business Council is to facilitate the economic growth of Wyoming. For more information, please visit www.wyomingbusiness.org.