Nominate a business for an OhioMBE Award

Nominate a business for an OhioMBE Award

The 2018 OhioMBE Awards are accepting nominations for Top MBE, Top FBE and Top Family Business from Cleveland, Columbus, Toledo, Dayton and Akron/Canton.

The OhioMBE Awards will recognize the state’s top small businesses and their advocates during a scholarship luncheon on Thursday, October 25 at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium Africa Event Center.  The preeminent business networking event is attended by small business owners, bankers, elected officials, construction companies, corporations, government representatives and others.

A portion of proceeds benefits the Frank W. Watson Scholarship.  The renewable scholarship is presented to students who are pursuing post-secondary education or training opportunities.  One scholarship is earmarked for a Columbus East High school student-athlete.  To date, there are six Frank W. Watson Scholars.

The nomination form is online at

The deadline for submitting is Sept. 30.