The Business Owners Council is a network of top performing entrepreneurs in regional groups coast-to-coast. Through peer-to-peer events and online community, members of The Council meet, collaborate and advise each other. This channel collects the lessons they’ve learned in the course of their entrepreneurial journey. MORE INFO ABOUT THE COUNCIL >.
I had the privilege of attending last year's event on a warm summer day on the lawn of the beautiful Gracie Mansion. With burgers and lemonade being served, the Mayor acknowledged the accomplishments of some wonderful entrepreneurs from all five boroughs.
Headed by Robert Walsh, commissioner of Small Business Services for New York City and a great friend to Inc., these awards are now open for nominations and applications. The awards are given out for a variety of criteria, ranging from impact on green business to workforce innovation.