Each year RPCN presents awards to both members and non-members who have contributed so much to our organization and to our members' growth. The 4th Annual Entrepreneurs ‘Wall of Fame’ Awards Gala will be held on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at the DoubleTree Hotel, 1111 Jefferson Road in Rochester.
Candidates for these awards (an author, another consultant, an entrepreneur or anyone that has contributed to the growth or the development of RPCN or the Rochester area) can be nominated by anyone who can tell a good story about why those nominated deserve to be recognized. Supporting documentation may be provided. Anyone can nominate more than one person in one or more of the categories. A separate form is simply filled out for each nominee.
Below are the 7 categories of awards, with a description of each.
This award recognizes the person you judge to have provided direction or guidance that resulted in a noteworthy improvement in your community or community service organization in the area.
Steve Royal Lifetime Achievement Award
This award is in honor of long-time RPCN member, Steve Royal, because of his dedication, consistency, and willingness to learn new things. This award recognizes any successful entrepreneur within the Rochester Region who exhibits these attributes, and has conducted their business successfully for a significant number of years.
Linda Halliburton Friend of RPCN Award (Non-Member)
This award honors Linda Halliburton of the Business Division, Rochester Central Library. Linda voluntarily recommends RPCN to library clients, cites RPCN benefits, provides RPCN materials, and attaches RPCN contact information to the library’s books about consulting. Any non-member of RPCN whose efforts of devotion and dedication greatly benefit RPCN’s organization, growth, or programs is eligible for this award.
Dave Young Dedicated Service Award (RPCN Member)
This award honors (In Memoriam), Dave Young, a founding member of RPCN. Dave put forward many 'behind the scenes' efforts from the earliest organizational meetings to make RPCN a reality. This award honors any member of RPCN whose efforts of devotion and dedication greatly benefited RPCN’s organization, growth, programs, or standing in the community.
This award is for a leader within their company and their community, who promotes business growth, and effectively fosters diversity in their business or organization.
Entrepreneur of the Year
What business owner or corporate officer in the Rochester Region would you judge to have had the most noteworthy achievement in business? You may consider an entrepreneur whose benefit to the area landed their business a state award or recognition, anyone who created a significant number of jobs, whose business experienced significant growth, or actions or business presence had the most community benefit.
Nominations for the 2019 Wall of Fame Awards are now CLOSED.
The last day nominations were accepted was Friday, March 1, 2019.