Celebration of Entrepreneurship & Family Enterprise
- By John M Turner
The University of Vermont School of Business Administration will celebrate and honor entrepreneurs and family enterprises with the 2nd annual Family Business Awards on Friday, October 4 from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. in the Livak Ballroom at the UVM Davis Center.
As family businesses are a major driver in the world economy, the University of Vermont School of Business Administration recognizes those alumni and Vermont based businesses, that have overcome the challenges of succession to achieve lasting success and have demonstrated a commitment to creating sustainable business through leadership and innovation.
Businesses will be recognized in four categories:
1st Gen: UVM graduate led start-up or purchased firms with multiple family members in ownership or operations.
Multi-Gen - US Based Enterprise: UVM graduate led firm that has completed at least one generational transfer within the family.
Multi-Gen - Global Enterprise: UVM graduate led firm that has completed at least one generational transfer within the family.
Vermont Legacy Achievement Award: Vermont based family business recognized for outstanding and long lasting success.
Businesses will be judged on the financial success of the company, governance structures in family and in business, contributions to the community and industry and innovative business practices or strategies.
The award celebration will begin at 2 p.m. in the Livak Ballroom. All are invited, please register here.