Year of the Entrepreneur

Year of the Entrepreneur

On March 28, 2019 at 7:00am at the Pinewood Atlanta Premium Facilities (Studio Café), the Georgia Minority Business Awards (GMBA) will host their 2nd annual awards reception breakfast to celebrate minority businesses and entrepreneurs from around Georgia who are making an impact within their perspective communities in the film and entertainment industries. And, that evening on March 28, 2019 starting at 5:00pm at the Georgia International Convention Center (GICC), the Georgia Minority Business Awards (GMBA) will host their 22nd annual awards dinner reception. The Georgia Minority Business Awards represents all people, ethnicities, and cultures. The speakers, CEO’s, minority business winners and scholarship recipients represent the best in success and exhibit these behaviors and values nationally and throughout the state of Georgia.

The awards committee recognizes superior qualities in performance, citizenship, leadership, ethical behavior, diversity and teamwork. Individuals that will be honored shares the same philosophy for putting customers first, increasing the value of their companies and organizations, which make their workplace, a great place to work and have had a tremendous impact on the City of Atlanta and the State of Georgia. Both events will have a keynote speaker that’s a visionary and executive leader in the industry. Other special invited dignitaries include Mayor’s, City leaders, industry executives and more.

“I started these award celebrations to simply acknowledge and congratulate local and small businessmen and women entrepreneurs who are trendsetters in their own right,” founder and Executive Director Creed W. Pannell, Jr. shared. “Planning to work the plan you create, is merely a good idea; working the plan to work for yourself – makes you an entrepreneur. Some of Atlanta’s most respected business leaders will be presenting awards this year to deserving innovators.”

In partnership with Business Development Initiative, Inc.(BDI), which is an entrepreneurial school for youth in high school and middle school, scholarships will be awarded to students at colleges and universities that have a focus on International Studies, IT partnership programs with business schools and MBA campaigns to promote future employment opportunities and corporate growth in Georgia. What began as merely a vision has turned into a successful annual awards event, one in which businesses and entrepreneurs now look forward to being a part of each year. The Year of the Entrepreneur is a theme worthy of repetition and recognition.

The GMBA breakfast will honor: (1) Film and Movie Award for Technology (2) Film and Movie Industry Award for Production The GMBA Dinner will honor: (1) CEO Of The Year (2) Heritage Award (3) Youth Entrepreneur Of The Year Award (4) Plant Manager Of The Year Award (5) International Business Of The Year Award (6) Real Estate Of The Year Award (7) Newspaper Industry Award (8) Non-Profit Of The Year Award (9) Health Care Industry Award (10) The Tenacity Award (11) Mayor Of The Year (12) Educator Of The Year Award (13) Automotive Industry Award The Georgia Minority Business Awards is mandated to evolve and effect change to sustain and propel the vision in this 21st century.

The awards sponsoring magazine, the Atlanta Business Journal is proud to serve as a catalyst for a new generation of business owners which notably serve as a valuable trend indicator in “Building Cultural and Global Relationships.” The events embrace diversity, overcome cultural obstacles and continue to build global relationships. The amalgamation of minds forms partnerships thus creating common ground for success and achievement. The names Atlanta Business Journal and Georgia Minority Business Awards reflects the dedication to help generate awareness about the positive changes and the collective successes of the multi-cultural communities.

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