PRESS RELEASEPalouse Knowledge Corridor™

Contact: Francis Benjamin

Now Accepting Nominations for the Entrepreneur of the Palouse Award

March 31, 2017 (Moscow, Idaho; Pullman, Washington): Our community is made up of countless thriving businesses and entrepreneurs focused to perfecting their craft and giving back to the community. Is there a business owner that stands out to you as exceptionally outstanding? Nominate them for the Entrepreneur of the Palouse Award.

The Entrepreneur of the Palouse Award was created to award excellence in business across the Palouse. It is awarded to three businesses annually in the following categories: Business, Rising Star, and Nonprofit.Nominees in the “Business” category need to have been on the Palouse for at least five years, have growth or establishment that has impacted the region, and strong engagement within the community.The “Rising Star” nominees should be a new business on the Palouse which has had a recent impact on the region, and also exhibit strong engagement within the community.“Nonprofit” nominees should be organizations which have been located on the Palouse for at least five years and provide notable economic benefits to our community. Strong engagement within the community is also a requirement.The application to nominate businesses who fit these descriptions is available at encourage you to nominate entrepreneurs who show incredible commitment to their business, our community, and overall making the Palouse region a better place. All nominations are due on April 7th, 2017.


The Palouse Knowledge Corridor™ is an organization whose mission is to match innovation with opportunity, promote assets of the Palouse and foster collaborative efforts with universities, private sector, economic development agencies and government.

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