IE Global Innovation Nominations Sought
San Bernardino, CA – The Center for Global Management in the Jack H. Brown College of Business & Public Administration at California State University, San Bernardino is proud to announce the annual Inland Empire Global Innovation Awards.
The Inland Empire Global Innovation Awards recognize and celebrate innovative companies in San Bernardino and Riverside Counties. As part of an initiative to build strategic partnerships in our region and with global leaders, award recipients will be selected in three categories for transformational drive:
- Global Innovator – Leadership: Recognizes innovative companies that have demonstrated ability to overcome obstacles or other unique challenges in successfully entering new marketplace, using innovation led strategies to broaden their value proposition, to achieve significant international presence.
- Emerging Global Innovator – Recognizes an innovative company that is starting to excel in using innovation led strategy for opening new markets and contribute to Inland Empire’s economic development. Nominees must participate in a fast pitch competition live at the World Trade Conference May 17 or provide fast pitch video.
- Student Innovator – Recognizes a student attending a post-secondary institution in the county of San Bernardino who has demonstrated leadership and has made a significant contribution to the innovation-led global trade community in Inland Empire. Nominees must provide a research poster that tells an IE business’ global innovation story.
For the purposes of these awards, we conceive innovation as being imaginative ― living a way to create meaningful change. It is a way to lead the world with original ideas and provide fruitful solutions. Ultimately, award recipients are business and student leaders who have proven to be an innovation champion in our region.
Last year, ten companies received awards. They included: Arrowhead Orthopedics, Whittemore Enterprises, Greater Palm Springs Convention and Visitors Bureau, Solarmax Technology, Inc., A & R Tarpaulins, Total Transportation and Distribution, Snackin’ Free, Iffel International, Inc., York Bridge Capital and Server Farms
For more information about awards and to submit a nomination form, please visithttps://ieworldtrade.com/global-innovation-awards/
ABOUT THE CSUSB CENTER FOR GLOBAL MANAGEMENT:
The center partners with a variety of regional and global experts, businesses and institutions to provide a broad spectrum of high quality opportunities for students to participate in international initiatives and programs, while developing competencies to succeed in a global business environment. Visit csusb.edu/global-management to learn more.