Waubetek Development Corp. is seeking nominees for its 2013 Business Awards, which will be bestowed next fall.
Categories include new entrepreneur of the year, business merit, business achievement and youth entrepreneur of the year. The awards will be handed out on Nov. 7 during the annual gala, which will be held at the new Manitoulin Hotel and Conference Centre in Little Current on Manitoulin Island.
To be eligible, businesses must be Aboriginal-owned within Waubetek’s service area of Northeast Ontario; proprietors must be either the sole owner, or a majority partner; youth entrepreneurs must be of Aboriginal descent between the ages of 18 and 35; and nominations must include a one-page letter of endorsement.
The deadline to apply is May 10. For more information, visit www.waubetek.com.