• 2015 Immigrant Entrepreneur of the Year
Iftekhar Hossain, IH Engineers, Bangladesh
• George Perrott Macculloch Award for Leadership
Steve Sun, Genewiz, Inc. China
• Caspar Wistar Award for Growth
Sankalp and Trusha Trivedi, Mausam, India
• Nicholas Marcalus Award for Sustainability
Barry Zhang, Princetel, Inc., China
• David Sarnoff Award for Advocacy and Community Engagement
Erik Cedano, GraphiCore, Dominican Republic
• Albert Einstein Award for Innovation
Tathiana Carrasco, Applique Technologies International, Panama
The many nominees for the awards came from South and Central America, the Middle East and Asia. They hailed from 12 different countries, including Argentina, Bangladesh, China, South Korea, India, Lebanon, Mexico, Israel, Ecuador, Dominican Republic, Panama, and Taiwan. They represented small mom and pop businesses as well as large corporations; ranging from high-tech firms to professional service providers, from manufacturing operations to restaurant and financial institutions. Combined, the nominees employ hundreds of people and do millions in sales.
The judges for this year's Immigrant Entrepreneur Awards were Jeffrey Vega, President & CEO Princeton Area Community Foundation, John Lau, President Applied Info Partners and winner of the 1st annual Albert Einstein Award for Innovation, and Chandru Rajam, PhD, Vice Provost, Graduate, Professional & Continuing Education, The College of New Jersey.
The third annual awards are sponsored by a broad-based coalition of New Jersey chambers, associations and organizations; including AJC New Jersey, Asian Indian Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey, Diversity Dynamics, Einstein's Alley, MIDCED/MidJersey Chamber of Commerce, the Morris County Chamber of Commerce, the Morris County Hispanic-American Chamber of Commerce, the New Jersey Chinese-American Chamber of Commerce, the New Jersey Main Street Alliance, the New Jersey Historical Commission, the Statewide Hispanic Chambers of Commerce of New Jersey, Union County Latino-American Chamber of Commerce, and the United Hispanic Chambers of Commerce of New Jersey.
For tickets and more information about these Awards go to Mid Jersey Chamber of Commerce
or contact Minesh Pathak,
(609)689-9960 ext. 14.