Ulnooweg introduced the Atlantic Aboriginal Entrepreneur Award Show in 2005. The Award Show has become regarded as one of Atlantic Canada’s premier Aboriginal events; a gathering of over 300 people celebrating the Spirit of Entrepreneurship. Since its inaugural year, over 100 Aboriginal individuals and organizations have been recognized through nomination and reward!
Award categories include:
- Start up Business of the Year (less than 2 years in operation)
- Cottage Craft Business of the Year
- Youth Entrepreneur of the Year
- Economic Development Office of the Year
- Entrepreneur of the Year (Male and Female)
- Aboriginal Government Enterprise of the Year
- Lifetime Achievement Award (Male and Female)
This biennial event now covers two days and includes social, networking, and sponsorship opportunities culminating with the Award Show celebration.