Lakeland Entrepreneur Awards
A night to celebrate entrepreneurs? Yes, please!
From honoring our city’s entrepreneurs to an inspirational keynote from Guy Kawasaki, this was a night to remember.
Catapulter of the Year Nominees
This person is a current member of Catapult. They are in their first few years of operating but have already experienced significant success. This person has proven to be a visionary and strategic leader in how they have started and begun to scale their business. They have demonstrated humility and willingness to learn that is inspiring to those around them.
David Lyons’ Entrepreneur of the Year Nominees
This person has been a member or is a current member at Catapult. They successfully manage a business while demonstrating a strong entrepreneurial mindset through their creative approaches, willingness to take risks, passion, and perseverance. Not only is this person a trailblazer in their field, but they also dedicate time to give back to the Lakeland community.
Entrepreneur Champion Nominees
This person/company from the Lakeland Community has intentionally gone out of their way to help entrepreneurs grow their business. They have mentored and supported entrepreneurs through the challenges that often arise with starting your own business.
People’s Choice Nominees
Congratulations to the winners!
Catapulter of the Year | David Young
David Lyon’s Entrepreneur of the Year | Jennifer Smurr
Entrepreneur Champion | Cory Petcoff
People’s Choice | Erkan & Berna Nar