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Sridhara Gutti Presented Alabama’s Small Business Person of the Year Award

CEO of Essnova Solutions in Birmingham led company to exponential growth

Sridhara Gutti was recently presented Alabama’s Small Business Person of the Year award by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Gutti is president and CEO of Essnova Solutions, Inc., a Birmingham-based SBA 8(a) and HUBZone certified small business government contractor. The company provides innovative solutions in automation, systems integration, data mining, training, professional and administrative services, and other data services to government agencies and commercial clients. Gutti was notified of the honor in March, but due to COVID-19, was only recently presented the award at a ceremony in Birmingham.

Essnova has had remarkable, triple-digit growth over the past three years, serving dozens of federal agencies including the Air Force, Army, CDC, Department of Agriculture, Department of Health and Human Services, Department of Homeland Security, FEMA, General Services Administration, National Guard, Navy, and NOAA, among others. Gutti credits the SBA’s

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Economics Award Caps Week of Nobel Prizes | Business News

STOCKHOLM (AP) — The winner of this year’s Nobel Prize in economics will be announced Monday, coming as much of the world experiences the worst recession since World War II because of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

The award caps a week of Nobel Prizes and is technically known as the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel. Since its establishment in 1969, it has been awarded 51 times and is now widely considered one of the Nobel prizes.

Last year’s award went to two researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a third from Harvard University, for their groundbreaking research into efforts to reduce global poverty.

Few economists could have predicted last fall that the globe would come to a virtual standstill within months, as governments closed their borders, imposed lockdowns and ordered other measures to stop the spread of COVID-19, triggering a

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Stanley Black & Decker Named Winner of the 2020 Reuters Responsible Business Award in the Business Transformation Category

NEW BRITAIN, Conn., Oct. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK) is the recipient of the 2020 Reuters Responsible Business Awards, honoring leadership in sustainable business. The company was named a winner in the Business Transformation category which recognizes companies that are embracing innovative opportunities to address social and environmental challenges and develop sustainable business models for the future.

“We are honored to be recognized by the Reuters Responsible Business Awards,” said Jim Loree, President and CEO of Stanley Black & Decker. “We believe that corporations have a broader role to play in society, helping to solve the world’s challenges, such as climate change, income inequality and workforce development. At Stanley Black & Decker, our mission is to be a force for good. We are proud to be amongst other leading companies helping to advance progress and ensure the world stays at the forefront of

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Music Icon and Business Mogul Master P Named the “I Am Hip Hop” Award Recipient at The 2020 BET “Hip Hop Awards”

2 Chainz, Big Sean, Burna Boy, Chris Martin, City Girls, Gucci Mane, Jhenè Aiko, Lil Baby, Mulatto, Quavo, Tobe Nwigwe and Ty Dolla $ign Confirmed as Performers

Comedians 85 South (Karlous Miller, DC Young Fly and Chico Bean) to Host the 15th Annual BET Hip Hop Awards Premiering Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at 9PM ET/PT on BET Networks

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To Request Media Access for the 2020 BET “Hip Hop Awards” Virtual Press Opportunities:
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NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–
Hip Hop’s biggest night returns with new hosts, a superstar lineup of performers and a legendary, music icon at the 2020 BET “HIP HOP AWARDS.” Today BET announces rapper, actor, producer, philanthropist and founder of the iconic hip hop label No Limit Records, Master P, as the recipient of the 2020 “I Am Hip Hop” Award. Additionally, comedians, actors, hosts of the “85 South

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Music Icon and Business Mogul Master P Named the “I Am Hip Hop” Award Recipient at The 2020 BET “Hip Hop Awards”

2 Chainz, Big Sean, Burna Boy, Chris Martin, City Girls, Gucci Mane, Jhenè Aiko, Lil Baby, Mulatto, Quavo, Tobe Nwigwe and Ty Dolla $ign Confirmed as Performers

Comedians 85 South (Karlous Miller, DC Young Fly and Chico Bean) to Host the 15th Annual BET Hip Hop Awards Premiering Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at 9PM ET/PT on BET Networks

#HipHopAwards

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To Request Media Access for the 2020 BET “Hip Hop Awards” Virtual Press Opportunities:
https://forms.gle/PKpsRYWMYPQVdRts8

Hip Hop’s biggest night returns with new hosts, a superstar lineup of performers and a legendary, music icon at the 2020 BET “HIP HOP AWARDS.” Today BET announces rapper, actor, producer, philanthropist and founder of the iconic hip hop label No Limit Records, Master P, as the recipient of the 2020 “I Am Hip Hop” Award. Additionally, comedians, actors, hosts of the “85 South Show” podcast and stars of “Wild N’ Out” –

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Chenango County Business Wins SBA Small Business Excellence Award | WIVT

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From the U.S. Small Business Administration:

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Upstate New York District Office recognized a Chenango County business during National Small Business Week as an SBA 2020 Excellence Award winner. Award recipients are nominated by lenders and resource partners to the SBA district office for consideration.

“SBA lenders and resource partners play a critical role in providing small businesses and entrepreneurs with assistance to start, grow and expand. They help create good-paying American jobs that strengthen our upstate economy,” said SBA Upstate New York District Director Bernard J. Paprocki.  “The SBA Upstate New York District received many nominations this year for consideration; the field of nominees was vast. On behalf of the U.S. Small Business Administration here in upstate, we’re privileged to recognize this year’s stellar

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True Office Learning Wins Gold Brandon Hall Award with Pfizer in Best Advance in Compliance Training Category

NEW YORK, Oct. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — True Office Learning, the creator of ground-breaking adaptive e-learning technology that measurably improves performance in organizations around the world, announced today that it is the recipient of a Brandon Hall Gold award, in conjunction with Pfizer, for Best Advance in Compliance Training category within the Human Capital Management Excellence Awards. The award is for an innovative program True Office Learning built for its client, Pfizer, that infuses technology, analytics, and adaptability into Pfizer’s compliance training.

“I couldn’t be more proud of the work our two teams have accomplished together,” says True Office Learning CEO Neha Gupta. “The truth is, our technology capabilities thrive when we have innovative change agents like Pfizer as partners. They recognize the strategic advantage working with the latest learning technology can bring and allow us to combine the best subject matter expertise with innovation that increases efficiency,

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Head of The Female Company Wins Business Worldwide Magazine CEO Award

LONDON, Oct. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Sinja Stadelmaier of disruptive feminine care business The Female Company has been named the top of her field in the 2020 Business Worldwide Magazine (BWM) CEO Awards.

The Awards seek to identify and honor the Most Respected C-level executives across the globe from a variety of different sectors. The awards themselves do not focus on a company’s success, as many do, but the spotlight is on the success of individuals who make the corporations tick– namely senior executives such as CEOs, Managing Directors, Directors and senior-level management.  The intention is to give a worthy individual the recognition he/she deserves as well as to use their example to inspire other companies and business leaders to achieve similar success.

Sinja, who was the outright winner in her category, ‘Best CEO – Organic and Natural Feminine Care Industry’, spoke to BWM about the company’s achievements so

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PROS Awarded Houston Business Journal 2020 Innovation Award

More than three decades of deep-science fuels foundation to help B2B companies compete and win in today’s digital market

PROS® (NYSE: PRO), a provider of AI-powered solutions that optimize selling in the digital economy, today announced that it has been named a winner of the Houston Business Journal’s second-annual Innovation Award for PROS Price Optimization and Management solutions. This latest award adds to the company’s momentum in delivering solutions that help businesses respond to customers’ needs by offering an advanced omnichannel, customer buying experience, designed to help maximize revenue and win more business.

Today’s B2B buyer expects a B2C experience. 74 percent of B2B buyers now want to buy online, and 68 percent of customers want to choose their own web research over speaking with a sales rep. As a result, B2B organizations are aggressively investing in digitalizing their sales processes in order to provide customer experiences that are inspired

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Citizens Bank Announces Award of Grants for Minority-Owned Small Businesses

PROVIDENCE, R.I.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep 30, 2020–

Citizens Bank today announced that it has awarded 100 grants of $15,000 each totaling $1.5 million to minority-owned small businesses across its service areas as part of its previously announced $10 million investment to help drive social equity and economic advancement in underserved communities across its footprint.

Through a short essay, applicants shared insight on how they would use the grant to both strengthen and sustain their business and help their community.

The program also includes an opportunity to partner with SCORE, the nation’s largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors. For recipients who opt in, SCORE will match the business with a mentor to help build and sustain success.

“Citizens is highly committed to helping promote social equity and drive economic advancement in underserved communities and this is one of several ways we are bringing that commitment to life,” said Jack Murphy, president

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