AWARD DESCRIPTION The Joseph Business School is proud to announce the Third Annual Global Entrepreneur Awards. This program is designed to recognize the outstanding contributions made by entrepreneurs and their organizations as we work together to eradicate extreme poverty and transform communities. The winners will be announced during the 2018 Economic Empowerment & Leadership Conference (EELS), March 23-24, 2018.
Global Entrepreneur of the Year
Emerging Global Entrepreneur of the Year
All Nominees must be a legal business entity operating in good standing.
Global Entrepreneur of the Year: All Nominees must be in business for at least three years.
Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year: All Nominees must be in business for less than three years.
Exceptional growth through job creation
Financial Performance - Revenue growth
Entrepreneurial Spirit - Innovative products or services
Kingdom Citizenship – Advancing the Kingdom of God and transforming lives through missions, evangelism, social responsibility, volunteerism, poverty eradication, etc
Demonstrates economic support and/or transformational influence in their spheres of influence (personal or professional)
APPLICATION PROCESS: (Apply Online by Friday, March 9, 2018) Each application must include:
Nomination: include a 500-word maximum description of the applicant’s contributions that demonstrate three (3) or more of the characteristics listed in the above criteria section
Upload available documentation of the stated achievement(s) described in the application
Photo of Nominee: High-Resolution Print Quality Image no larger than 4” x 6”
COMPLETED APPLICATION GUIDELINES Uploaded documentation must include the nominee’s name in the name of the file, e.g., “Smith, Jane - 2018 Global Entrepreneur Award Documentation.” The completed application must include the following (applications that do not include the following information will be considered incomplete):
Completed Nomination Description
Documentation of all the stated achievement(s) described in the application.
The winners will be announced during the 2018 Economic Empowerment & Leadership Conference (EELS), March 23-24, 2018. The conference is on the campus of Living Word Christian Center located at 7600 W. Roosevelt Road in Forest Park, Illinois, 60130.
APPLICATION PROCESS: All Global Entrepreneur of the Year Award nominations must be submitted Online. The application period is now open and all nominations must be received by 11:55 PM on Friday, March 9, 2018.
There is no cost associated with submitting a nomination. All nomination applications must be submitted online. Please have all required application requirements available at the time of submission. You will not be able to save your progress and return to the application.
Global Award Application Link: http://member.jbs.edu/form/view/11163