Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog is proud to support the 2013 Coastal Entrepreneur Awards as a Corporate Sponsor. The Awards Breakfast will take place on May 23 from 7:30-10 a.m. at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington Burney Center. The mission of the Coastal Entrepreneur Awards is to help foster more entrepreneurial activity and higher paying jobs in the region.

In order to be eligible for an award, a company must be located in New Hanover, Brunswick, or Pender County. They may be a start-up or a more established business but must be actively engaged in entrepreneurial activity (i.e. creating new products or services for people in the Wilmington region or beyond).

Winners will be chosen from the following categories: Biotechnology, Health Care, Internet-related Business, Manufacturing & Distribution, Nonprofit, Retail & Hospitality, Professional Services, Technology, and Emerging Company. Tickets for the event can be purchased for $35 per individual seat or a table for $350. To find out more information on the Coastal Entrepreneur Awards and/or purchase tickets, visit here.