Calling all small business visionaries! CEA wants to hear your story of excellence in entrepreneurship. Have your company’s innovations positively contributed to the advancement of the CE industry? Is your small business promoting growth in the U.S. economy?

Now in its second year, CEA’s Innovation Entrepreneur Awards recognize visionaries leading businesses with revenues under $30 million. Co-sponsored by It Is Innovation (i3) and the CEA Small Business Council, these awards honor the small business owners who contribute to the U.S. economy by demonstrating innovation, dedication to the industry, community outreach and the tenacity to persevere through business and economic challenges. The 2012 inaugural class included two small businesses and one small business executive:

Watch videos of the 2012 winners along with the 2012 finalists on CEA’s YouTube Channel and see if you have what it takes to win. For 2013, CEA is accepting nominations for one small business and one small business executive.

CEA is accepting nominations for the 2013 awards through March 29. Winners are selected by a panel of industry professionals and are announced at CEA’s Industry Forum. To learn more about the awards and submit your nomination, visit CEA’s Member website. Not a member? Contact Deborah Kassoff to learn how to submit your nomination.