Please take a moment to nominate an excellent Asian American entrepreneur for the below prestigious awards during MBDA National Medweek.   The deadline for the 2015 MBDA National MED Week awards program has been extended to July 6, 2015.


Abe Venable Legacy Award for Lifetime Achievement

Named after the first minority director to lead the Minority Business Development Agency (previously known as the Office of Minority Business Enterprise), this awards celebrates high standards of excellence, dedication, and accomplishment over a sustained period of time.  The award is granted to an individual who has played an integral role in the creative, technical or professional progress of minority business development over the course of his/her life.

Ronald H. Brown Leadership Award

This award is inspired by the outstanding leadership of the late U.S. Secretary of Commerce, Ronald H. Brown. As the first African-American to serve as the Department’s Secretary, he was a staunch advocate for diversity and business expansion. The Award recognizes individuals who have achieved significant results in creating diversity, expanding minority business enterprise, and who have demonstrated exceptional leadership in the public or private sector.

The nomination form can be found at this link