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Show Your Love for a Family Business

We recognize and celebrate family owned businesses with our annual Family Business Awards. If you know a worthy recipient, nominations are now open through April 30.

Family businesses are a major driver in the world economy. What may start as an idea in a home, with determination and innovation, grows into a business built to last. The University of Vermont’s Grossman School of Business recognizes and celebrates family owned businesses that have demonstrated a commitment to creating sustainable business through leadership and innovation.

Family Enterprises in the following categories can be nominated:

1st Gen: Start-up or purchased firms with multiple family members in ownership or operations.

Multi-Gen - Family Enterprise that has completed at least one generational transfer within the family.

Multi-Gen - Global Enterprise that has completed at least one generational transfer within the family.

Vermont Legacy Family Enterprise: Vermont based family business recognized for outstanding and long lasting success.

All nomination details can be found online.

Family Business Awards Ceremony

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2020

3:00PM - 5:00PM with a reception to follow