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Pacific Lutheran University

PLU Family Enterprise Institute


2009 Nomination Form


Call for Nominations

Help us identify the best in Washington family business for 2009 awards.

You are invited to nominate one or more family business firms to be considered for the 2009 Washington Family Business of the Year Awards in the following categories:

  • Small Business (under 50 employees)
  • Medium Business (50-250 employees)
  • Large Business (more than 250 employees)
  • New Business (less than 10 years)
  • Heritage Business (more than 50 years)

Rules

  • A firm may be nominated by anyone, including employees and business associates. Self-nominations are encouraged.
  • All family business headquartered in Washington are eligible, except for prior winners.
  • All nominations must be received by August 15, 2009. Nominees will be invited to complete a formal application for the awards.
  • Nominations remain active for three years.

Fill in the online form below, or you can print out and send a form here

 

Nominee
Company Name:    
Mailing Address: 
City, State, Zip:
Phone:           
Principal Owners or Contact Person:

                 
What is the principal product or service?


Nominator:(Optional)

Name:            
Company Name:    
Mailing Address: 
City, State, Zip:
Phone:           
E-mail:          
What is your association with the family
firm you have nominated?



The Award Criteria Are:

  • Innovative business strategies and practices
  • Planning for succession
  • Expressing family values in the business
  • Family-business linkage
  • Contributions to the community and industry
  • Number of generations involved (except for new firms)
  • Business performance (growth and viabilty)

Nominees will be invited to submit a formal application for the awards. Applications will be judged by a panel of family business owners, service providers, and experts.
The purpose of the Washington Family Business Awards is to:
  • Recognize and honor the best in family business
  • Educate family business leaders in changing issues related to family enterprise
  • Help preserve and promote family enterprise within the Pacific Northwest
  • Encourage family business owners to preserve their history and plan for the future
 
To view of list of winners from previous years choose a year:  1994  1995  1996  1997  1998  1999  2000  2001  2002  2003  2004  2005  2006



Rules

  • A firm may be nominated by anyone, including employees and business associates. Self-nominations are encouraged.
  • All family business headquartered in Washington are eligible, except for prior winners.
  • All nominations must be received by September 4, 2009. Nominees will be invited to complete a formal application for the awards.
  • Applications must be received by September 24, 2009.
  • Nominations remain active for three years.

Please nominate your choice for the 2009 Washington Family Business of the Year. (For additional nominations please clear form after it has been sent)

 

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