2015 Innovation Press Release - Smaller Business Association of

Contact: Susan Barber
Communications and Programs Director
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781-890-9070 ex 236
SBANE “Calls for Nominations” for 2015 New England Innovation Awards
SBANE’s prestigious award program is kicking off its 30th year of recognizing innovative
companies around New England.
Waltham, MA, January 8, 2015 - The Smaller Business Association of New England (SBANE)
is proud to announce a “Call for Nominations” for the prestigious 2015 New England Innovation
Awards. SBANE is proud recognize innovation as the key to economic prosperity and seeks to
give acknowledgement to companies whose innovations have been game changers in their
given field for the 30th year in a row.
SBANE encourages companies to nominate themselves, innovative customers/clients involved
in the fields such as high technology, manufacturing, service, retail/distribution, non-profit and
media/social networking.
There are a number of requirements to be nominated, including being independent and
headquartered in New England, in business for a minimum of two years, $100 million maximum
in revenue and must have between 2 and 300 employees in a non-profit company and 10 to 300
employees in a for-profit company. For the complete list of requirements please visit
www.sbane.org and click on the “Innovation Awards” tab.
Winners are announced at the “Evening of Innovation” Gala in May. The keynote speaker for
that event will be Alan S. McKim, Chairman and CEO of Clean Harbors.
Innovation Award winners are entered into the SBANE “Circle of Excellence” where they join
companies such as iRobot, Staples, Boston Duck Tours, HubSpot and Ben & Jerry’s
Homemade, Inc along with 194 other past winners in a variety of industries. Receiving an
Innovation Award provides lasting recognition of a company’s innovative heritage and
recognition from SBANE’s nationally recognized partners and sponsors.
Nominations can be made online at www.sbane.org and are being accepted until February 26th,
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