Apply to Become the 2015 EntrePREMIER Business of the Year

entrepremierlogoCongratulations! 2015 was an exciting year for you if you started your own business. We understand the exhilaration, the exhaustion, the excitement, and the utter fear and overwhelming joy that is the entrepreneurial journey.

We want to honor YOU.  Tell us about your business, what you’ve done, and where you are going. We will personally interview up to 15 entrepreneurs to select our top five contenders.

 

If selected, our 2015 EntrePREMIER Business of the Year will receive:

An Engraved Award designating YOU as the 2015 EntrePREMIER of the Year

A VIP Day with Trina Johnson, CEO/Founder of Mirelli Entrepreneur Training for Women — an 8-hour intensive review and planning session to create a clear path to your goals, valued at $3,500

A Live Radio Interview on the Journey with Aisha, valued at $600

A Radio Advertising package from a local radio station, valued at $1,200

TV show appearance on The Calvin Logan Power Show, valued at $200

Laser Teeth-Whitening, valued at $1,000

A complete new hire package, an employee handbook, interview questions, and customized policies and procedures manual from Impact HR Solutions, LLC, valued at $1,200-$1,500

3 months of Tax Advising & Unlimited Tax Questions from TaxPros Plus, valued at $500

A Professional Headshot Package, with two poses of your choice digitally provided with full releases from professional photographer Michelle Bryant of Focus on Fabulous Creative Photography, valued at $600

$100 gift card to Staples

10 Hours of Virtual Assisting from a local virtual assistant, valued at $250

A branding, marketing material, and social media profile and engagement review, valued at $400

$500 cash

And more prizes to be announced.

All Top Five Finalists will receive:

An Engaged level membership to Mirelli Entrepreneur Training for Women, where women (and men) learn, connect, grow, and prosper together through training, coaching, networking, sharing resources, and collaborating, including 12 hours of personal coaching, valued at $1.200

A Professional Headshot Package, with two poses of your choice digitally provided with full releases from professional photographer Michelle Bryant of Focus on Fabulous Creative Photography, valued at $600

$100 gift card to Staples

A Human Resources audit and employee handbook from Impact HR Solutions, LLC, valued at $500

And more prizes to be announced.

Click Here toApply

 

Official Award Rules:

  1. Must have started a business in 2015. “Started” may mean had first sale, organized with the state and obtained the business license for a new venture.
  2. Must be headquartered or have principal place of business in the tri-county area (Charleston, Dorchester and Berkeley).
  3. Must be available to attend the awards ceremony on May 20, 2016.
  4. Application must be completed and submitted, along with the three letters of recommendation, no later than end of day, Sunday April 17, 2016.
  5. There will be up to 15 entries selected for a personal interview, from which 5 Finalists will be selected and 1 Grand Prize Winner will be selected from the 5 Finalists. Chances of being selected for a personal interview are determined by the number of entries received. Every entry received by 11:59 pm April 17, 2016, will be reviewed and scored by the panel of judges.
  6. We reserve the right to substitute and add products or services of equal or greater value, or specific providers, than those stated above.
  7. You do NOT have to be a member of Mirelli Entrepreneur Training for Women to be selected for an interview, being selected as a finalist, or becoming the EntrePremier of the Year. Being a member of Mirelli Entrepreneur Training for Women does not increase your chances of winning.

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