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Grit Awards

Please join the Greater Akron Chamber on Thursday, May 14, 2020, as we celebrate the accomplishments of local companies, businesses, organizations, and people that are elevating our community.

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Thursday, May 14, 2020

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TBD

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2020 Award Categories

Art-repreneur Of The Year

Art-repreneur Of The Year

A creative industry business or artist that has embraced and leveraged artistic products and services to create an emerging success story for their business and/or the region.

#ChooseGrowth

#ChooseGrowth

A business that has moved beyond start-up to scale-up that is pursuing significant growth opportunities that will accelerate it to the next level of growth creating jobs and regional impact in the process.

Greater Good

Greater Good

A non-profit organization or social enterprise in good business standing that is using a business model to create outcomes that help the community progress forward.

Making Shift Happen

Making Shift Happen

A company or entrepreneur that has been in business for more than ten years and is reinventing its business, products and services or approach to the marketplace.

MBE

MBE

A minority-owned business or minority entrepreneur that is getting great traction and experiencing growth and success in their business with prospects for significant future growth.

Remember When...

Remember When...

A company with a story to tell about their business start-up that highlights a unique combination of capabilities, relationships, innovation and/or serendipity that will inspire others on their own journey.

Rising Tide

Rising Tide

A business, person, or organization that is actively working to not only better themselves but raise the bar across the local industry and better the community.

Spark!

Spark!

A young company with high impact potential that is using innovative ways to solve problems or disrupt the current industry.

WBE

WBE

A woman-owned business or female entrepreneur that is getting great traction and experiencing growth and success in their business with prospects for significant future growth.

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Nominate a Business for a Grit Award.

Nomination Deadline: Thursday, Feb 27, 2020

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Women of Achievement Awards

The Women of Achievement Awards honors professional women in the public and private sectors who have made an impact in their careers and their communities while encouraging the success of other women. Finalists and nominees are recognized at the annual Women of Achievement Awards luncheon. Recipients are nominated by their peers – individuals, businesses, and organizations.

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When

When

Friday, June 19, 2020

Where

Where

Hilton Akron/Fairlawn

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2020 Women of Achievement Award Categories

Dorothy O. Jackson Award

Dorothy O. Jackson Award

Honors an area business or organization that has demonstrated excellence and leadership in their commitment to the empowerment of women and promotion of diversity in the workplace.

Emerging Leader Award

Emerging Leader Award

Honors a young professional woman, 25-39, whose contributions have impacted her industry and her community; who is a trendsetter and encourages success among women.

Woman of Achievement Award

Woman of Achievement Award

Honors an exceptional woman professional selected for her history of going beyond her own personal and career accomplishments to encourage success among women, breaking down barriers, mentoring others, taking risks to overcome obstacles and support the progress of women.

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Nominate a Woman of Achievement.

Nomination Deadline: Monday, March 23, 2020

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30 for the Future

Thirty young professionals will be named the recipients of the fourteenth annual “30 for the Future” award. Part of the Greater Akron Chamber’s strategy to attract and retain talent in the region, the “30 for the Future” award honors young professionals (ages 25-39) who are trendsetters in their industries, and who make an impact on the region through dynamic leadership and community service.

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When

When

Thursday, September 17, 2020

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Where

TBD

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