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DMV's Inspire Awards
The DMV's Inspire Awards

Date: Saturday, February 9, 2019

Time: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Venue: TBA

General Admission: $35.00 (in advanced)
The DMV is full of phenomenal people who often go unrecognized for their accomplishments. The Shaun Jai Project is excited to hold an event to acknowledge these individuals for their commitment to our community. It is our desire to showcase these business owners, professionals, leaders, and artist for their continual efforts to make a difference in our community. They inspire us to believe!

Please join us on February 9, 2019 for an evening of dining to celebrate our 2019 Inspire Awards nominees as we honor them. Look forward to an evening of excellence and elegance. Dress to impress and be prepared to walk the red carpet, take pictures, and be surrounded in a room filled with some of the DMV’s elite.

Awards are being presented in the following categories:

Entrepreneur of the Year (25&up)
Young Entrepreneur of the Year (18-24)
Jr. Entrepreneur of the Year (8-17)
Up & Coming Entrepreneur of the Year
Innovator of the Year
Brand Ambassador of the Year
Collaboration of Brands
Website of the Year
Product Launch of the Year
Brick & Mortar of the Year
Author/Writer of the Year
Easel of the Year
Influencer of the Year
Social Butterfly of the Year
Community Event of the Year
Non Profit Organization of the Year
Community Leader of the Year
Humanitarian of the Year
She-Ro of the Year
He-Ro of the Year
Nominations Open... October 1, 2018 through November 1, 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... December 1, 2018
Event Registration
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 1, 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 December 1, 2018.

When does voting end?

Voting ends January 7, 2018.

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]
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.***