Pi Gamma Sigma 2019
Bigger & Better Business Awards Breakfast
The inaugural Small Business Awards Breakfast pays tribute to top entrepreneurs and businesses leading their companies to success and giving back to their surrounding communities. This year’s event will be held at The North Hills Country Club 99 Station Ave Glenside, PA 19038 on November 16, 2019 from 10:00am to 1:30pm. Dress is Business
Reverend Dr. Alyn E. Waller, Senior Pastor - Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church in Philadelphia
Small Business Person of the Year
The Small Business Person of the Year Award recognizes a business leader who operates a for-profit company that employs 50 or fewer full-time employees, bears principal responsibility for operations, who has experience in business for more than 5 years, and who is involved in the development and growth of their community. The business must be in Chester, Montgomery or Philadelphia counties.
New Business of the Year
The New Business of the Year award is presented to any dynamic business that has demonstrated excellence in developing their business. A clear plan for growth in their community. A new business is considered a business operating for 3 years or less. The business must be in Chester, Montgomery or Philadelphia counties.
Nonprofit Business of the Year
The Nonprofit of the Year award honors a nonprofit organization (not an individual) in recognition for creativity and innovation in building a sustainable organization of excellence in teamwork and an outstanding dedication to the community. Through their actions and influence, they have created positive change in their community. The business must be in Chester, Montgomery or Philadelphia counties.
REASONS TO ENTER
ENDORSEMENT: Receiving recognition for what you have achieved in business from such a high caliber as Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.
NETWORKING: It is an important opportunity for companies in our community to connect and a great chance for leaders to network.
NEWS EXPOSURE: Get a significant increase of exposure in the community. Your company could be enhanced on a greater level by the local publication we work with. Such as Philadelphia & New Jersey Metro Newspapers and the Scoop USA Media Newspaper covering Philadelphia and the surrounding areas.
RADIO ACCESS: On the morning show Wake Up With WURD morning show - Hosted by award-winning journalist Solomon Jones, Wake Up With WURD is a news and entertainment talk show that promotes dialogue and debate on today's hottest issues, and does so from a black perspective
WHO CAN NOMINATE?
You can nominate your own business or another business. Award nominees are required to complete an online questionnaire and provide a photo. Be ready to explain how the business started, its accomplishments and community involvement. The Pi Gamma Sigma Alumni Chapter reserves the right to request two letters of reference from a third party if needed.
Once your Business Overview has been reviewed, you will receive a Nomination Acceptance Email giving more details. They will be 3 finalists per category. Nominations will not be accepted after October 31, 2019.