2017 Innovation Celebration

Know an entrepreneur/innovator in Champaign County who deserves to be recognized? Nominate them for a 2017 Innovation Celebration Award!

Announcing the 12th Annual Innovation Celebration 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.

Friday, March 3, 2017
5:30-8:30 pm

Parkland College – Student Union
2400 West Bradley Avenue
Champaign, IL 61821

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 are open to the public and will be accepted through 4 pm on December 9, 2016.

Nominations will be viewed and judged in December 2016 by a panel of past winners, sponsors and community & university leaders. Finalists will be announced in early 2017.

To learn more about the event, view past award winners, watch videos, and RSVP, visit the event website.

To nominate a local entrepreneur/innovator, or view award descriptions, please see the Nomination Form.