2020 Innovation Celebration Accepting Nominations

Categories : Research Park, Recognition & Awards
Posted on: January 15, 2020

Nominations for the 15th Annual Innovation Celebration are now open to the public and will be accepted until 5 pm Friday, January 31, 2020.

The awards have been established to recognize the various ways in which individuals and organizations have utilized innovation, creativity, and leadership for entrepreneurial endeavors and economic development in the community. Please nominate as many people/organizations as you would like.

Nominations will be reviewed by a panel of judges made up of past winners, sponsors, and community and University leaders. Award finalist will be announced in February 2020.

The 15th Annual Innovation Celebration will take place Wednesday, April 1, 2020 from 5:30-8:30 pm at the Alice Campbell Alumni Center. RSVPs are appreciated but not required.

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Innovation Celebration is held annually in recognition of those individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions, taken risks, and provided leadership to ensure the continuing economic success of Champaign County, the ongoing success of the University’s economic development mission, and the growth of entrepreneurial talent and energy in our community.

The Champaign County Economic Development Corporation hosts Innovation Celebration in partnership with the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Parkland College and community sponsors. If you are interested in sponsorship opportunities, please contact Carly McCrory at carly@champaigncountyedc.org.