June 26, 2019
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Greater Portland business community to celebrate local businesses and Young Professional of the Year

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PORTLAND — Hundreds from the Greater Portland business community will gather at TIQA Pan Mediterranean on Thursday, June 28 for The 2nd Annual Ignition Awards, the awards ceremony hosted by PROPEL and the Portland Regional Chamber of Commerce to honor local businesses and one individual who truly stands out from the crowd.

Nominations are being accepted for awards in the Small Business Division, including, “Social Entrepreneurship,” a “Startup focusing on International Trade,” and new this year, “Young Professional of the Year,” as well as in the Large Business Division, including “Social Entrepreneurship” and “Growth Stimulation.”

“This event represents a great opportunity to bridge the gap between young professionals and more established business persons,” remarked Ignition Awards Chair and PROPEL board member Rebecca Bolduc. “We are focused on propelling Maine’s future through our three pillars: Network, Develop and Live, right here in Maine. Following last year’s sold out event, this year’s Ignition Awards will be a chance to showcase that Portland is filled with amazing opportunities from a variety of businesses, with fun and unique celebrations to define and acknowledge business success in our community.”

What:              The 2nd Annual Ignition Awards
When:             Thursday, June 28, 2018, 5:00pm to 8:30pm
Where:            TIQA Pan Mediterranean, 327 Commercial Street, Portland, Maine
Cost:                $10 while Early Bird tickets last, $20 after
Tickets:           https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ignition-awards-tickets-45144414158
*The ticket price includes 1 drink ticket and complementary appetizers from TIQA

It’s not too late to join the celebration – nominate your favorite local businesses and register now!

About PROPEL: PROPEL’s mission is to help young people and businesses thrive in Maine. The PROPEL board accomplishes this by making Maine the best place to Network, Develop and Live as a young person or, in other words, to build relationships, learn continuously and celebrate leisure time. PROPEL develops programs to support these pillars and its members are the boots on the ground welcoming newcomers to the State.