EntreCon Awards Application

The EntreCon Awards presented by Cox Business recognize the achievements and economic impact entrepreneurs and businesses have on our community.

EntreCon Awards

Categories for nomination include start-up company of the year, family business of the year, most improved business of the year, and many more (see the full list of options below).

Anyone can apply, including spouses, employees, bankers, attorneys, public relations managers or entrepreneurs themselves.

Self-applications are highly encouraged!

Applications are accepted from August 1 – October 2 at 5 p.m.

The winners will be honored at a special awards luncheon ceremony on Nov. 14.


  • Please focus on specific accomplishments relevant to the award category under consideration, relating them to past performance or industry norms. Make sure to mention obstacles overcome, innovations or discoveries made, and specific results. (250 words or less) Depending on the category, the “nominee” is either the individual, company or organization, so accordingly, this section can be: – in individual categories: about individuals accomplishments – in company/organization categories: about company/organization accomplishments


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