GUIDELINES

Who is Eligible?

Any Massachusetts or New Hampshire-based business or individual can be nominated for one of the Enterprise Bank’s Celebration of Excellence Awards. Businesses do not have to be clients of Enterprise Bank to participate. No employees, directors, or family members of Enterprise Bank will be eligible to receive any Celebration of Excellence Awards.

Deadline

All nomination forms must be received by January 11, 2018. All applications, including accompanying materials, must be received by February 16, 2018 to be considered for the Enterprise Bank’s 2018 Celebration of Excellence Awards.

Who Can Nominate?

Nominations can be submitted by anyone. Self nominations are welcome.

How Are Winners Chosen?

A panel of business and community leaders will serve as judges to evaluate the applications and select winners based on the following criteria:

• Business Success

• Contributions to the Community and Industry

• Innovative Business Practices or Strategies

• Proven Leadership

How are Nominees and Winners Recognized?

All nominees who submit a completed application will be inducted as a member of the Celebration of Excellence Class of 2018 and honored at a Nominee Reception in April. In the weeks following the reception, finalists in each of the award categories will be notified and invited to attend the May 1 Celebration of Excellence event, where the winners will be announced.

Nomination/Application Directions

Nomination forms and applications must be submitted online. You can go to http://application.ebcoe.com/auth/login complete your application.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Confidentiality

The information provided on the application will be used by Enterprise Bank (in connection with the administration of the award), and the panel of judges. Applicants consent to use of such information for such purposes. The deliberations of the panel of judges shall be confidential.

Judging Process

Judging will be conducted by a panel of business and community leaders using pre-defined criteria for selection of winners. Judges will be invited to participate on the panel by the management of Enterprise Bank.

Rules and Regulations

Nominations and applications will be processed in accordance with the rules and regulations as determined by Enterprise Bank.

Publicity

Enterprise Bank may use your name, your company’s name, non-financial information, photographs, video recordings, and audio recordings of award winners to support and promote the Enterprise Bank Celebration of Excellence.

Sponsorship

The Celebration of Excellence is sponsored by Enterprise Bank. Enterprise Bank is the registered trade name for Enterprise Bank and Trust Company.

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