Batesville Herald Tribune, Batesville, Indiana

September 20, 2013

Nominations sought for business awards

The Batesville Herald-Tribune

---- — The Southeast Indiana Small Business Development Center is accepting nominations for the second annual Leadership & Entrepreneurial Awards Day of Southern Indiana, reports Blayr Barnard, SISBDC director.

Nominations are open for 11 award categories: Small Business Person of the Year, Small Business Exporter of the Year, Young Entrepreneur of the Year, FranNet Franchise of the Year, Family-Owned Business of the Year, Entrepreneurial Success Award, Financial Services Champion of the Year, Home-Based Business Champion of the Year, Minority Small Business Champion of the Year, Veteran Small Business Champion of the Year and Women in Business Champion of the Year.

Individuals and organizations are encouraged to nominate those they feel best exemplify success and leadership in the small business sector. Winners of the LEADS Indiana awards will be announced at the awards luncheon to be held Nov. 13 at 11 a.m. at Kye’s, Jeffersonville.

Nominations, which are due by Sept. 30, are accepted online at

For more information, persons can call 812-952-9765.