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Entrepreneur Awards Categories


These categories will recognize the achievements since the beginning of 2018 of individual entrepreneurs and founding teams. It doesn’t matter when their companies were started, but the nominations must focus on their achievements since the beginning of 2018.
Information to be submitted online for entries in these categories for the 2019 IBAs will include:

a. An essay of up to 650 words describing the nominee’s accomplishments since 1 January 2018.

b.  In bullet-list form, a brief summary of up to ten (10) of the chief accomplishments of the nominee since  1 January 2018.

c.  Optional (but highly recommended), a collection of supporting files and web addresses that you may upload to our server to support your entry and provide more background information to the judges.

A50. Founding Team of the Year
     a. Business Product Industries
     b. Business Service Industries
     c. Consumer Product Industries
     d. Consumer Service Industries

Entrepreneur of the Year (any member of the founding team of an organization may be nominated)
A51. Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations
A52. Aerospace & Defense
A53. Apparel, Beauty & Fashion
A54. Automotive & Transport Equipment
A55. Banking
A56. Business & Professional Services
A57. Chemicals
A58. Computer Hardware
A59. Computer Software
     a. Up to 500 Employees
     b. 500 or More Employees
A60. Computer Services
A61. Conglomerates
A62. Consumer Products—Durables
A63. Consumer Products—Non-Durables
A64. Consumer Services
A65. Diversified Services
A66. Electronics
A67. Energy
A68. Financial Services
A69. Food & Beverage
A70. Health Products & Services
A71. Hospitality & Leisure
A72. Insurance
A73. Internet/News Media
A74. Legal
A75. Manufacturing
A76. Materials & Construction
A77. Media & Entertainment
A78. Metals & Mining
A79. Non-Profit Organizations
A80. Pharmaceuticals
A81. Real Estate
A82. Retail
A83. Telecommunications
A84. Transportation
A85. Utilities