We are thrilled to announce that Kidding Close to Media’s Editor-in-Main and Operator, Bethany Winston, is the receiver of the 2022 Entrepreneurial Achievements Award, which recognizes the electricity of modest corporations to use innovation to develop positions and broaden their company model. It was sponsored by Forum Rewards.
The award ceremony was hosted by CommunityWorks and the Greenville Chamber at the Greenville Hyatt downtown. It was the sixth once-a-year Excellence in Entrepreneurship Little Enterprise Awards. The awards, besides for the My Favorite Little Enterprise Award, have been selected by an skilled panel from a checklist of nominations.
All of us at Kidding About Media are so satisfied to celebrate this large earn for our manager. She is a pleasure to work for and all of us are generally amazed at her entrepreneurial spirit and business savvy as effectively as her determination to serving other little corporations in our local local community and showcasing the greatest of the Upstate.
A Evening of Celebration for Small Businesses
There had been seven award winners in whole (all gals, by the way!) and we sincerely congratulate each and every one one particular of them for their outstanding accomplishments:
The Youthful Entrepreneur of the Calendar year, sponsored by Furman Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, honors young enterprise entrepreneurs who merge their perception of community, today’s technology, and progressive organization types to develop some of Greenville’s most exclusive compact companies. The Young Entrepreneur of the Yr award was offered to Ashton Backlink, Owner of 613 Boutique.
The Minority-Owned Organization of the 12 months, sponsored by NHE, Inc., honors all those who commit to developing communities as nicely as their businesses and strives to serve as leaders and visionaries to produce modify. The Minority-Owned Tiny Business of the Calendar year Award was presented to Suga Pie Honeybun, and approved by Proprietor, Ebony Sullivan.
The Lady-Owned Enterprise of the Yr, sponsored by Inventive Builders, honors a woman entrepreneur who has skilled the rewards and difficulties of possessing a small business. This award was introduced to Extraordinary Little one Academy, accepted by the Founder and Director, Ashley Wilkins.
The Tiny Business Champion Award, sponsored by Greenville Technological College or university, is supplied to a organization that fulfills a motivation to provide modest businesses and entrepreneurs through revolutionary solutions and guidance. This year’s Tiny Company Champion Award winner is Off the Grid Greenville, accepted by Founder, Jackie Brooker.
The Organization Resilience Award, sponsored by South Carolina Technology & Aviation Centre, is new, provided to a business that has proven resiliency by means of the making an attempt instances of COVID-19. This year’s winner is Dance Without Restrictions, accepted by Operator, Beth Bradley.
The My Favourite Small Company Award, sponsored by Piedmont Natural Fuel, is a people’s option award that gives neighbors a likelihood to exhibit their assist of their preferred little company by voting for a company they think ought to be recognized. This year’s award receiver is Todem Manufacturers, recognized by Founder and Chief Brand name Leader, Rhem Galloway.