The Second Annual Turner Center for Entrepreneurship Small Business Awards was held on September 1, 2020. This event recognized and celebrated entrepreneurs, start-ups, rural businesses, innovators, and the people that support them. As featured below, our ten winners are dedicated to their business and making a positive impact in the community. Remarks were presented by: Bradley University’s President Standifird, Robert and Carolyn Turner, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos and Congressman Darin LaHood.
This event took place in Bradley's Business and Engineering Convergence Center; however, the general public joined virtually due to COVID-19 precautions.
The Box Truck Network Startup of the Year
VirtuSense Small Business of the Year
Pop-A-Shot New Exporter of the Year
4B Components Exporter of the Year
EngineeringPeople Government Contractor of the Year
Natural Fiber Welding Innovation of the Year
IMEC Community Partner of the Year
Doris Symonds Women in Business Leadership Award
Jake Hamann - Peoria Innovation Alliance Small Business Advocate of the Year