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The Ohio Department of Development’s Division of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, U.S. Small Business Administration, and Small Business Development Centers of Ohio are now accepting nominations for the 2009 Ohio Keys to Success Awards, which recognize the accomplishments and economic contributions of Ohio women business owners.
Winners will be selected based on nomination forms received.
Awards will be selected in nine categories: Manufacturing/Technology; Service; Wholesale/Retail; Real Estate/Construction; Healthcare/Medical; Marketing/Advertising/Public Relations; Social Entrepreneur; Youth Entrepreneur; and Rising Star (in business less than five years).
Potential recipients must be female majority owners of companies with annual revenues in excess of $250,000, with a few exceptions.
Additional criteria, past recipients, and nomination forms are available online at entrepreneurohio.org or by calling (800) 848-1300, ext. 6-2711. Nomination packages must be submitted by August 31 and an awards ceremony will take place November 19, 2009 at the Vern Riffe Center in Columbus.