Southport, CT, September 30, 2016 --(PR.com
)-- The “ Entrepreneurs Hall of Fame (EHOF)” award is presented as part of DiversityBusiness' ongoing commitment to remain at forefront in championing the entrepreneurial spirit. The EHOF recognizes and promotes innovators and visionaries who have established themselves as a world class community of diverse global leaders who have shape and transform our economy and the way we live.
Individuals who have distinguished themselves as pioneers that have earned the distinction of leading, growing and fostering a culture of sustainable growth among their organization, customers and communities they serve. The candidate should serve as majority or as principle owner(s), demonstrate exceptional leadership skills and integrity, encompass a proven track record of building long-term sustainable growth for key stakeholders, and be actively involved in professional or community activities.
All nominations will be reviewed by the Entrepreneurs Hall of Fame selection committee. It is their responsibility to select from the pool of nominations a new inductee on an annual basis. The committee will use the following criteria as guideline in determining the eligibility of nominees:
• Commitment to Leadership
• Strategic advantages and Core competencies
• Innovation and Creativity
• Growth and Development
• Dedication to service, mentorship, community, educational or professional development
Nominations must be submitted by November 30, 2016. Posthumous and self nominations will be accepted.
The 2017 class of inductees will be announced in January. Inductees will be honored during a special ceremony at DiversityBusiness’ 17th Annual National Summit.
Launched in 1999, DiversityBusiness is the largest association of privately owned businesses throughout the United States that provide goods and services to Fortune 1000 companies, government agencies, and colleges and universities. DiversityBusiness provides research and data collection services for diversity including the "Top 50 Organizations for Multicultural Business Opportunities," "Top 500 Diversity Owned Companies in America", and others. Its research has been recognized and published by Forbes Magazine, Business Week and thousands of other print and internet publications. The site has gained national recognition and has won numerous awards for its content and design.