One week left to nominate for entrepreneur awards

By on July 23, 2019

Nominations for the 2019 Spirit of the Entrepreneur Awards will be accepted through Aug. 1, with the annual gala award center scheduled to be held Nov. 13 at the Riverside Convention Center.

The awards, which are presented by the Inland Empire Center for Entrepreneurship at Cal State San Bernardino, recognizes the best business people and cutting-edge businesses in Riverside and San Bernardino counties during the past year, according to a statement.

The red carpet event includes main gala and VIP networking receptions, the awards presentation ceremony, gourmet dining and entertainment.  

Nominees are evaluated based on their innovation, leadership, performance, character and entrepreneurial mindset. Spirit staff contacts all nominees to complete a profile for consideration by an independent panel that is commissioned by the event coordinators, according to the statement.

Nominations may be submitted online at