As we’ve mentioned before on this blog, awards programs are a great resource for entrepreneurs. They offer opportunities for media attention, marketing, making business contacts and often there is a cash prize involved.
Check out a few of these awards programs and throw your hat into the ring!
BDC Young Entrepreneur Awards pays tribute to remarkable young Canadian entrepreneurs who are outstanding not only because of their success in business, but also because of their creativity, innovative spirit and community involvement.
The HSBC International Business Awards will honour one small-to-medium enterprise and one large enterprise, as well as present awards for companies doing business in the world’s two fastest-growing regions, Asia-Pacific and Latin America. Nominations are open until December 31, 2010.
The E2 Live 2010 Innovative Enterprise Awards recognizes innovative (not just tech-based) businesses from around the world. Applicants send in a video that explains their business, with voting open to the general public. By opening the voting to the global public, E2 Live believes that the world’s most innovative enterprise will have won beacuse the world believes in them.