Nominations Open... October 1, 2018 through November 15, 2018

Do you know someone who has been an inspiration in 2018? Made an impact in the life of someone else? Opened a new business? Created a new nonprofit? Hosted a community event?  If so, please nominate them on October 1, 2018. You control the vote!!!
Place Your Nomination Here!
Please be sure to fill in all the information below. The fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required. When ready to submit, press the "submit" button at the end of the form. After submitting please wait until the "submission successful" confirmation is displayed.

Voting begins... January 1, 2019
Oh What Fun "A Holiday Shopping Bazaar"

Date: Saturday, December 8, 2018

Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Venue: Waldorf Cultural Center
109 Post Office Road
Waldorf, MD 

(Please use the rear parking lot and entrance)

Free Community Event

Reserve your free tickets online at... 

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Q & A

Who can make a nomination?
Any resident of the DMV area 18 years of age or older may nominate their peers.

What are the eligibility requirements?
Nominees are required to be residents of the DMV from January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018.

When is the deadline for nominations/submissions?
The deadline for nominations/submissions is November 15, 2018.

How can I apply for an award/honor?
All award submissions must be done online via our website.

How are nominations entered?
Nominations are entered via our website only. Nominators must complete the online form to be considered for an award.

How many times can a person be nominated for an award?
A person can be nominated multiple times. 

Can I nominate myself?
Yes, of course. If you believe that you should be considered for an award you may nominate yourself.

When are the nominees announced?
Nominees will be announced late November.

Is the information I submit going to be confidential?
Yes, all information will be kept confidential.

Are there application fees?
No, there are no fees for applications or nominations for an award/honor.

When does the voting begin?
Voting begins January 1, 2019.

When does voting end?
Voting ends February 1, 2019.

What is the voting process?
Nominees will be voted on by their peers.

Who can vote?
Any resident of the DMV can cast a vote for their peers.

How many categories are there?
There are 20 categories.

I have a question that isn't answered in the Q&A's. Who should I contact?

Questions may be submitted to [email protected]

Vendor Registration
2019 Inspire Awards Nominees

​​Andy Reed​
Ashley James
Avalaura Gaither
Connect the City
Diamond Star Divas
Erica Earle
Ethnicitees LLC
Iesha Rosenboro
Khadijah Harris-Campbell
Kyonna Brown
Lashan Griffin
Malachi Galloway
Marjorie Nicole
Michael Kabia
Michelle Hammond
Mikel Rosenboro
Paula Langford
Pinky Lee-Taylor
Quniana Futrell
Robin Marion
Tanya Galloway
Tasha Hunt
Tia Collins
Tiara Johnson
Tomika Douglas
Toni Henderson-Mayers
Tori Rose
Yoni Love
Nominee Name*
Nominee Email*
First Category (please choose from the list above)
Nominee Phone
Third Category (please choose from the list above)
Nominee Website
Nomination Submitted By*
Second Category (please choose from the list above)
Nominee Organization Name
Your Email*
Reasons for nominating candidate (mandatory)*
Teen suicide is the THIRD leading cause of death among our children 10 to 24 years of age.
***A portion of the proceeds will be donated to our efforts in raising the awareness of teen suicide.***

​​Rules and Regulations…

All vendors will receive one table and two chairs. Vendors must provide their own tablecloths. Venue walls may not be used to advertise your business via signs, banners, or displays. Each vendor is responsible for leaving a clean area at the closing of each event. Vendors are not permitted to share tables. Each business must purchase their own table. Vendors must be set up during the hour(s) that are allotted for set-ups. Vendors that arrive late will forfeit their table and registration fee. Vendors are responsible for any loss, damage, theft, and/or injury of personal and/or business property. Vendor agrees not to hold The Shaun Jai Project, its staff, or the venue and its staff liable for any loss, damage, theft, or injury that may occur during set-up, the actual event, or during the breakdown times. Vendor will be held responsible for any damages that they may cause to the venue, both indoors and outdoors.

By reserving your table you are stating that you have read and agree to the terms and conditions of our rules and egulations.​​