The Minority Enterprise Development Week Committee is now accepting nominations for their 2011 awards. Businesses open for at least two years may nominate themselves for Minority Business Person of the Year. In addition to the overall winner, awards will also be presented to category winners in construction, manufacturing, restaurant, retail, and service. For businesses open less than two years, submit a nomination for their new award for Outstanding Emerging Business.
The awards are open to minority small business owners from Buncombe, Clay, Cherokee, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Macon, Madison, Swain and Transylvania counties.
All nominations must be received by June 30. The self-nomination forms can be found at www.wncmedweek.org or by calling Hope Huskey at 497-1670. The awards will be presented at the MED Week Awards Reception on Sept. 22.
– MED Week Committee