JOIN US AS WE CELEBRATE PBC ENTREPRENEURS

MAY 10th, 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM

FPL MANATEE CENTER

6000 N. Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach, FL 33407


IN RECOGNITION OF NATIONAL SMALL BUSINESS WEEK
 
ANNOUNCE PALM BEACH SCORE'S 4TH ANNUAL

 

ENTREPRENEUR CELEBRATION & RECOGNITION AWARDS

WEDNESDAY, MAY 10th, 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM  •  FPL MANATEE LAGOON

 

MEET OUR 2017 AWARD FINALISTS

 

 

FPL Manatee Lagoon logo


6000 N. Flagler Drive, W.P.B, 33407
 

 

Be recognized for what you have accomplished—and be ready to grow your business to the next level! 
Palm Beach SCORE is celebrating it’s fourth annual Small Business Owner of the Year Award 
With a $5,000 prize for the winning entry plus $1,000 each for the two runners-up


 

$5K AWARD DETAILS

If you are a small business owner in Palm Beach County and have attended a SCORE workshop or received mentoring from a SCORE Certified Mentor, you are eligible to apply for the award.  Special consideration will be given to those businesses who are at least 2 years old and produced a steady revenue stream of at least $100,000 annually and have at least 1 employee other than the owner.An independent panel of judges selected from the business community of the Palm Beaches will determine the first, second and third place winners based on the following  award criteria.

  • Receiving the award will have measurable results for the business.  (Example:  Building an e-commerce capable web site; purchasing equipment that will allow you to expand your business, etc.)
  • The award is intended to provide funds to businesses that are ready to grow to the next level.  The judges will look at factors such as owner experience in the industry or field, financial condition of the business, owner time spent in the business and related factors.
  • The judges may meet with business owners to obtain further information before a final selection.  A video production will include interviews with the 3 finalists and will be shown during the luncheon just prior to announcing the winner on May 10th.  All applicants MUST agree to be present at the awards luncheon!
  • Submittal of an application waives all rights to the video production.  Copies will be available to the finalists.

Application is simple—just answer the questions detailed on the next page and email to wpbadmin@scorevolunteer.org.   Or you can mail your application to SCORE Entrepreneur Award Application. 500 South Australian Avenue, #115, West Palm Beach, FL  33401.  The application must not exceed 3 pages and be received in-office no later than 1 PM Friday, April 14th.

 

 

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS — maximum 3 pages

 

Section 1:  Eligibility

  • Name of Business
  • Name of Owner(s)
  • Email address of Owner:
  • Date Founded
  • Business address, phone, website, social media sites
  • Legal structure:  Sole Proprietorship, Partnership, C Corp, LLC, Subchapter S, Non-Profit?
  • Total Gross receipts for previous fiscal year as well as pre-tax profit/loss
  • Number of employees other than owner; number of independent contractors
  • Describe services received from Palm Beach SCORE or the Chamber and how they helped your business
     

Section 2:  Market

  • In 500 words or less, describe your business’ products or services and the market or customers it serves
     

Section 3:  Owner’s Information

  • What is your long range vision and goals for your business
  • Describe your background, including skills, work experience, education, certification and business training
     

Section 4:  What would you do with $5,000?

  • How will the funds be used—describe and provide an estimated budget
  • How will this award strengthen your business and help you achieve your goals
  • Your management plan for the growth that may result from the publicity generated by winning this award.

 

SCORE Entrepreneur Award Application email to wpbadmin@scorevolunteer.org or,
mail to Palm Beach SCORE, 500 South Australian Avenue, #115, West Palm Beach, FL  33401

Application must not exceed 3 pages and be received in-office no later than 1 PM Friday, April 14th 

or REGISTER ONLINE

Join in celebrating the accomplishments of Palm Beach County’s entrepreneurial community as we honor 3 finalists for our 4th annual Small Business Owner of the Year Award.

REGISTER TO ATTEND EVENT

If you are a small business owner in Palm Beach County and have attended a SCORE workshop or received mentoring from a SCORE Certified Mentor, you are eligible to register to win.

REGISTER TO WIN $5K!