Entrepreneurship Showcase Week

Entrepreneur Showcase Week

November 13-17, 2023

2023 Entrepreneurs of the Year Award Recipients

The 2023 Technology Business Entrepreneur of the Year

Travis Street from CTS Multifamily IT Solutions

The 2023 Life-Style Business Entrepreneur of the Year

Jeff and Debra Williams, from the Williams Carpet Shop

The 2023 Food & Beverage Business Entrepreneur of the Year

Mike Robinson and Chad Massoth from Amazing Joe’s

The 2023 Business Supporters of the Year

Bill Walters (ECI Regional Planning District) and Brad Bookout (Augusta Consulting, LLC)

The 2023 Community Impact Entrepreneur of the Year

Mike Martin from The Common Market

The 2023 Champion Entrepreneur of the Year

Frank Scott II from K & B Car Wash-Detail

The 2023 Champion Entrepreneurs of the Year

Jennifer and Tom Sheridan from Gibson Arena

Highlights of 2023 Entrepreneur Showcase Week

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Recap of the 2023 Entrepreneur Showcase Week

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Entrepreneur Showcase Week 2022 Highlights

The Innaugural Entrepreneur Showcase Week brought many entrepreneurs, business owners, and community members together to learn, network, and celebrate. Beginning with a Mayoral Proclamation presented by Mayor Dan Ridenour and a presentation of the 2022 Entrepreneur of the Year Awards, Entrepreneur Showcase Week kicked off with a bang! Each of the 21 sessions was led by qualified and experienced professionals in the community who spoke about their experiences in the industry and gave insight into a variety of business-related topics.

If you missed out on Entrepreneur Showcase Week, there is good news. This is just the beginning of all the workshops, resources, and networking events the Innovation Connector will be providing to the Muncie community! Stay tuned for more events coming soon

2022 Entrepreneurs of the Year Award Recipients

2022 Business Entrepreneur Support Award

Mayor Dan Ridenour

Mayor of Muncie

2022 Legacy Mentor Award

Peggy Cenova

East Central Indiana Small Business Development Center

2022 Community-Impact Entrepreneur of the Year

Tiara Hicks

Rosebud Coffee House

2022 Restaurant Entrepreneur of the Year

Lynn A. Moore

Café at the Crossing

2022 Technology Business Entrepreneur of the Year

Kurt Harrington, Founder

OEM Combustion Service LLC

2022 Life-Style Business Entrepreneur of the Year

Bernisa Elliott

BE’s Beauty Inc. & Elliott Property Rentals


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