Ceremony begins at 10 a.m.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 5, 2015) — Kentucky Small Business Development Center, the U.S. Small Business Administration Kentucky District Office, and the Lexington chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners will present the winners of the 2015 Kentucky Business Pacesetters and the U.S. SBA district and Lexington chapter of the NAWBO awards at 10 a.m. on Wednesday at the Capitol Rotunda in Frankfort.
Pacesetter businesses awards were selected based on how the nominees changed Kentucky’s economic landscape by introducing innovative products, increasing sales and/or production, boosting employment and serving their communities. The Kentucky district office of the U.S. Small Business Administration will present seven awards, including a Small Business of the Year winner, who then has the opportunity to be acknowledged at both regional and national levels along with other state winners.
The Lexington chapter of the NAWBO strives to propel female entrepreneurs to spheres of economic, social and political influence. They will present six awards, including the Winners’ Circle Award, which is presented annually to a Kentucky woman who has shown outstanding leadership, financial stamina and control, contributed to her community through time and resources, understands and resolves complex issues and is dedicated to furthering women in business through personal support and mentoring.