Washington, D.C., June 08, 2022 (Globe NEWSWIRE) — The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Minority Business enterprise Progress Agency (MBDA) is looking for nominations for the 2022 Countrywide Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week Awards. These prestigious honors will be presented through MBDA’s Nationwide Minority Business Development 7 days and rejoice the fantastic achievements of minority entrepreneurs, as effectively as people today and companies demonstrating a commitment to advancing minority business enterprises (MBEs).
“The 2022 National MED Week Awards celebrate impressive, bold, artistic minority business owners and businesses succeeding at the greatest amount,” reported Miguel Estién, Acting Countrywide Director of the Minority Business enterprise Advancement Agency. “Every yr, the nomination record grows, and the competitiveness tightens. MBDA expects this 12 months to be no diverse, which is a testomony to the resilience of the minority business neighborhood. The Countrywide MED 7 days Awards acknowledge additional than the individual, but the minority business enterprise community’s collective contribution as a driving drive of financial development and prosperity.”
Awards are introduced in 3 principal groups, each and every with various award types:
- Minority-Owned Corporations of the Year | 9 industry-distinct awards
The Minority Firms of the Year Awards are open up to minority small business enterprises that are owned or controlled by the next individuals or teams of people: African American, American Indian, Alaska Indigenous, Asian, Hispanic, Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander, Asian Indian, and Hasidic Jews.
- Champions of Organization Enhancement | 3 awards
The Champions of Minority Business Enhancement Awards suitable nominees include things like, but are not constrained to enterprise proprietors, small business executives, and reps of regional, state, and federal governments or nonprofit companies, universities, faculties, and tribal entities.
- Specific Recognition | 2 awards
The Abe Venable Legacy Award for Lifetime Accomplishment recognizes an unique who has played an integral purpose in the artistic, technical or skilled development of minority business enterprise progress about the program of his/her life.
The Ronald H. Brown Management Award acknowledges people who have realized major effects by advertising range, expanding minority enterprise enterprises, and demonstrating exceptional leadership in the community or private sector.
Award categories, qualification requirements, and nomination submission directions are available on MBDA’s website, http://www.mbda.gov. Nominations for the 2022 MBDA Nationwide MED Week Awards ought to be obtained by June 27, 2022.
The 2022 Nationwide MED Week award winners are scheduled to be introduced in September, with honorees getting their awards during the 2022 Nationwide MED 7 days Conference.
About the Minority Enterprise Progress Company (MBDA)
The U.S. Section of Commerce, Minority Enterprise Advancement Company is the only Federal company exclusively focused to the expansion and world-wide competitiveness of U.S. minority business enterprise enterprises (MBEs). For far more than 50 yrs, MBDA’s courses and solutions have improved equipped MBEs to make positions, make scale and capability, boost revenues, and increase regionally, nationally, and internationally.
Velicia Woods Minority Company Advancement Agency (MBDA) [email protected]
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