Feb. 19, 2019—The Center for Entrepreneurship in the Craig School of Business and Technology at Missouri Western State University is accepting nominations for the 2019 Entrepreneur of the Year and Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year Awards.

The Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year Award is given to someone who has been in business five years or less and is demonstrating innovation that has the potential to impact our community. The Entrepreneur of the Year Award is given to someone who has been in business for more than five years; it honors both their professional achievements and their civic contributions to the local community.

Nomination forms and instructions can be found on the Center for Entrepreneurship’s website, and should be completed and returned by March 9. Entrepreneurship Week is set for March 25-29, and winners will be announced at the capstone luncheon on March 29.

Entrepreneurship Week is a series of workshops and events for local business professionals, aspiring entrepreneurs, college and high school students and those curious about the skills needed to run a small business. For more information or to register for an event, call the CFE office at 816-271-4283 or email aweeks@missouriwestern.edu. You can also visit csb-cfe.missouriwestern.edu/entrepreneurship-week for a complete schedule of events and to register online.

Missouri Western State University is a comprehensive regional university providing a blend of traditional liberal arts and professional degree programs. The university offers student-centered, high quality instruction that focuses on experience-based learning, community service, and state-of-the-art technology. Missouri Western is located in St. Joseph, Mo., and is committed to the educational, economic, cultural and social development of the region it serves. Visit www.missouriwestern.edu.