Awards

The categories for best paper and recognition awards from 2019 Congress are below. Check back for the latest for 2020.

All papers submitted will be automatically entered into these categories. The awards carry various recognition and will be presented during the congress and the signature gala event.

Award Number One: The Best Paper for Journal of Small Business Management (JSBM)

  • Fast track review for JSBM publication
  • Presented at the Gala
  • Presidential Letter and Commemoration Gift

Award Number Two: The Best Humane Entrepreneurship Paper

  • $1000 monetary award
  • Fast track review for JSBM publication
  • Presented at the Gala
  • Presidential Letter and Commemoration Gift

Award Number Three: The Best High Growth Women’s Entrepreneurship Paper

  • Fast track review for JSBM publication
  • Presented at the Gala
  • Presidential Letter and Commemoration Gift

Award Number Four: The Best Youth Entrepreneurship Paper

  • Fast track review for JSBM publication
  • Presented at the Gala
  • Presidential Letter and Commemoration Gift

Award Number Five: The Best Paper from North and South America

  • Fast track review for JSBM publication
  • Presented at the Gala
  • Presidential Letter and Commemoration Gift

Award Number Six: The Best Paper from Europe

  • Fast track review for JSBM publication
  • Presented at the Gala
  • Presidential Letter and Commemoration Gift

Award Number Seven: The Best Paper from Middle East & Africa

  • Fast track review for JSBM publication
  • Presented at the Gala
  • Presidential Letter and Commemoration Gift 

Award Number Eight: The Best Paper from Asia

  • Fast track review for JSBM publication
  • Presented at the Gala
  • Presidential Letter and Commemoration Gift

Award Number Nine: The Best Paper from Australia and New Zealand

  • Fast track review for JSBM publication
  • Presented at the Gala
  • Presidential Letter and Commemoration Gift

Award Number Ten: The Best Paper from the Caribbean

  • Fast track review for JSBM publication
  • Presented at the Gala
  • Presidential Letter and Commemoration Gift

Award Number Eleven: The Best Paper on Micro-, Small, and Medium-sized Enterprises and SDGs

  • Fast track review for JSBM publication
  • Presented at the Gala
  • Presidential Letter and Commemoration Gift

Award Number Twelve: The Best Policy Paper Award

  • Fast track review for JSBM publication
  • Presented at the Gala
  • Presidential Letter and Commemoration Gift

Award Number Thirteen: The Kai Yang Award

  • Best Paper from Taiwan in honor of Dr. Kai Yang
  • Fast track review for JSBM publication
  • Presented at the Gala
  • Presidential Letter and Commemoration Gift

Award Number Fourteen: The Brian Gibson Practitioner Award

  • Best Paper in honor of Dr. Brian Gibson
  • Paper needs to focus on entrepreneurs in the practice of a profession, occupation
  • Fast track review for JSBM publication
  • Presented at the Gala
  • Presidential Letter and Commemoration Gift

Award Number Fifteen: The Erik K. Winslow Best Doctoral Paper Award

  • Best Paper in honor of Dr. Erik K. Winslow
  • Paper lead author needs to be a doctoral student
  • Fast track review for JSBM publication
  • Presented at the Gala
  • Presidential Letter and Commemoration Gift

Award Number Sixteen: The Lillian Dreyer Advocate Award

  • Given to deserving individual who supports women in research and practice in the area of entrepreneurship and small business worldwide
  • Presented at the Gala
  • Presidential Letter and Commemoration Gift

Award Number Seventeen: The Kitty Hawk Best Experiential Education Exercise Award

  • Best Education Experiential Workshop in honor of Dr. Reg Litz
  • Presented at Gala
  • Presidential Letter and Commemoration Gift

Award Number Eighteen: ICSB Global Awards in Entrepreneurship Education Excellence