Do you know a business owner in Isle of Wight County with a unique or innovative product or service? If so, we want to hear from you! Since 2005, Isle of Wight County Economic Development has been honoring a County business owner as Entrepreneur of the Year in conjunction with its annual Business Appreciation celebration. Economic Development is now accepting nominations for 2017 Entrepreneur of the Year. The winner will be announced at the May Board of Supervisors Meeting.

Previous winners include: Lee Duncan, Wharf Hill Brewing Co.; Danny Hughes, The Hughes Agency; Travis Latimer, Travis’s Auto; Mike Adams, Bon Vivant Market; Kirk Ring, Ringo’s Donuts; Dr. Ryland Edwards, The Oaks Veterinary Clinic; Tommy & Dee Dee Darden, Darden’s Country Store; and Carol Jordan, Sesroh Tack Shoppe.

If you would like to nominate an Isle of Wight County business owner for the 2017 Entrepreneur of the Year Award, please complete the NOMINATION FORM and email it to Economic Development at no later than Thursday, May 4, 2017.