Nominations are Now Open for the 2023 Crowns of Enterprise Awards!
The Crowns of Enterprise Awards started as a conversation with an elected official, who asked the question: "What are we doing to support and celebrate small businesses who are doing a great job?"
The Crowns of Enterprise Awards recognize and honor small businesses that demonstrate exemplary leadership and sound business strategies. We strive to acknowledge and display the hard work and resilient efforts of our local small businesses, illustrating the positive footprint and economic impact they have on our community. The program nurtures relationship building between businesses, officials and government agencies.
During the awards ceremony, we honor one outstanding business in each of the following categories:
Certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) of the Year
Certified Woman Business Enterprise (WBE) of the Year
Certified Small Business Enterprise (SBE) of the Year
Prime Contractor of the Year
Diversity Advocate of the Year
Media Personality/Media Outlet of the Year
Nominations are due by Friday, January 20, 2023. Crowns of Enterprise Nomination Form.
Winners will be announced at the Crowns of Enterprise Ceremony on Thursday, May 11, 2023.
Each award winner receives a Crowns of Enterprise Award, publicity on the City of Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, and Charlotte Business Resources websites and community visibility through numerous social media vehicles.