Chamber names finalists for EPIC Awards
The Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce has announced 20 finalists for its annual awards celebrating businesses and entrepreneurs.
The chamber said yesterday it has chosen the finalists for its 2017 EPIC Awards, which honor entrepreneurial, progressive, innovative and collaborative efforts in West Michigan.
Each award category recognizes businesses or individuals who are leading the way in growth and innovation, strengthening the business community, enabling collaboration and connections, and accomplishing “incredible endeavors” with their focus on the future, the chamber said.
Winners will be announced during the 2017 EPIC Awards ceremony from 5:30-8 p.m. on Oct. 18 at 20 Monroe Live, at 11 Ottawa Ave. NW.
Tickets, available online, are $60 for chamber members and $80 for non-members, with late registration starting Oct. 11.
EPIC Award finalists
Excellence in Business
Lake Michigan Credit Union
Small Business of the Year
Nonprofit of the Year
Gilda’s Club Grand Rapids
Women-Owned Business of the Year
Minority-Owned Business of the Year
Direct Primary Care of West Michigan
Preferred Construction Group
Veteran-Owned Business of the Year
Action Point Financial
Young Entrepreneur of the Year