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Join hundreds of entrepreneurs for an evening of inspiration and networking with business leaders, emerging small businesses, and local organizations. On Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at The Pfister Hotel in Milwaukee meet business leaders, emerging small business owners, and local organizations dedicated to supporting the growth of Wisconsin’s economy. Featuring 4 BizStarts Inspirational Entrepreneur Award honorees.
2016 Inspirational Entrepreneur Award Honorees:
The BizStarts judging committee has named four recipients for this year’s award. These recipients represent the future of our state and are paving the way for like-minded individuals to do the same. The 2016 award honorees are:
• Nancy Hernandez, President & Founder, ABRAZO
• Shel Lubar, Founder & Chairman, Lubar & Co.
• Marcus Family, Steve, Greg, and David, Marcus Corp. & Marcus Investments
• John Sheehan, President, General Manager, Beechwood Sales & Service

 


Social Media Toolkit
This toolkit was created to help you with your public outreach efforts leading up the Inspirational Entrepreneur Awards. In order to maximize exposure for your organization, we recommend that you utilize social media and email marketing by including links to our site, videos, pictures, and information about your organization and engaging your audience. The more people are engaged in the event, the more exposure you and other organizations will receive. We have included sample copy with an appropriate timeline (listed below), images to upload with your posts, and a document with attendees, sponsors, investors, and our honoree’s social media tags for social media and email marketing efforts.
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October 18th: Early Bird registration ends
November 2nd: Inspirational Entrepreneur Event

Sample Facebook and Twitter posts with Timeline

In order to increase public awareness of the upcoming 2016 BizStarts Inspirational Entrepreneur Awards, we are looking for your help! To stimulate conversation about the Inspirational Entrepreneur Awards and the fantastic work you and the other organizations are doing in the community, we ask that you tag us and other groups or organizations in your social media posts, as appropriate. This will help us get out the word to our networks.

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Friday, October 21
Facebook:
We’re very excited to be an honoree at the 2016 BizStarts Inspirational Entrepreneur Awards. The awards celebrate entrepreneurs from the Wisconsin area that have displayed exceptional achievement in their profession, and are only 12 days away! Register now to reserve a spot! #2016IEA #BizBash (tag other honorees or organizations of your choosing, see list below) http://www.bizstarts.com/inspirational-entrepreneur-awards/
Twitter:
Celebrate those who help inspire our community at the 2016 @BizStartsmke awards. We’re excited to be a (sponsor, investor, honoree). #2016IEA #bizbash

Monday, October 24 (for honorees)
Facebook:
Be sure to check us out at the 2016 Inspirational Entrepreneur Awards as well as the other honorees who also work to strengthen their communities. #2016IEA (tag other honorees or organizations of your choosing, see list below) http://www.bizstarts.com/inspirational-entrepreneur-awards/
Twitter:
We are being honored at the 2016 @bizstartsmke Inspirational Entrepreneur Awards Nov. 2nd at the Pfister Hotel, tickets are still available. #2016IEA (tag other honorees or organizations of your choosing, see list below) http://www.bizstarts.com/inspirational-entrepreneur-awards/

Monday, October 24
Facebook:
The 2016 BizStarts Inspirational Awards celebrate the unsung heroes who work tirelessly to help inspire and innovate their communities. Stories and more information about the award honorees will be highlighted at this event. Reserve your spot now, tickets are still available. #2016IEA (tag other honorees or organizations of your choosing, see list below) http://www.bizstarts.com/inspirational-entrepreneur-awards/
Twitter:
Register now to attend the 2016 @bizstartsmke Inspirational Entrepreneur Awards, where promise meets prosperity. http://www.bizstarts.com/inspirational-entrepreneur-awards/ (tag other organizations)
#2016IEA #BizBash

Wednesday, October 26 (Honoree)
Facebook:
As an honoree for the 2016 BizStarts Inspirational Entrepreneur Awards, we are excited to serve as an example of the future of our city and help pave the way for like-minded individuals to do the same. #2016IEA (tag other honorees or organizations of your choosing, see list below) http://www.bizstarts.com/inspirational-entrepreneur-awards/
Twitter:
We are an honoree for the 2016 BizStarts Inspirational Entrepreneur Awards join us at this event, tickets are still available. http://www.bizstarts.com/inspirational-entrepreneur-awards/ #Bizstarts #2016IEA

Wednesday, October 26
Facebook:
The 2nd Annual BizStarts Inspirational Entrepreneur Awards is coming up quick. Make sure you sign up now to reserve a seat at the event, tickets are still available. http://www.bizstarts.com/inspirational-entrepreneur-awards/
Twitter:
Tickets are still available for the 2nd annual #bizstartsmke Inspirational Entrepreneur Awards Nov 2nd at the @pfisterhotel http://www.bizstarts.com/inspirational-entrepreneur-awards/

Friday, October 28
Facebook:
The 2nd Annual BizStarts Inspirational Entrepreneur Awards is just days away! There is still time to sign up to reserve a seat at our event, get your tickets now. The event recognizes entrepreneurs from the Wisconsin area that have displayed exceptional achievement in their profession. The BizStarts celebration will take place at The Pfister Hotel in Milwaukee at 5:30 p.m. and is open to the public. The public is encouraged to join. http://www.bizstarts.com/inspirational-entrepreneur-awards/
Twitter:
Tickets are still available for the #bizstartsmke Inspirational Entrepreneur Awards at the @pfisterhotel the public is encouraged to join! #2016IEA http://www.bizstarts.com/inspirational-entrepreneur-awards/

Monday, October 31
Facebook:
The 2nd Annual BizStarts Inspirational Entrepreneur Awards is just days away, join us as we celebrate the success of Milwaukee’s business owners and connect with Inspirational Entrepreneurs. #2016IEA http://www.bizstarts.com/inspirational-entrepreneur-awards/
Twitter:
Tickets are still available for the #bizstartsmke Inspirational Entrepreneur Awards at the @pfisterhotel sign up now to reserve your seat! #2016IEA http://www.bizstarts.com/inspirational-entrepreneur-awards/

Tuesday, November 1
Facebook:
The 2nd Annual BizStarts Inspirational Entrepreneur Awards is just a day away! The awards provide an opportunity to celebrate the passionate and committed people working together to support the growth of Wisconsin’s economy. This is a chance to network and mingle amongst the hundreds of motivated business leaders, emerging small business owners, and local organizations. http://www.bizstarts.com/inspirational-entrepreneur-awards/
Twitter:
#2016IEA is just a day away join us as we celebrate the success of Milwaukee’s business owners and network with Inspirational Entrepreneur

Wednesday, November 2 (Honorees)
Facebook:
We’re very excited to be an honoree at tonight’s 2nd annual BizStarts Inspirational Entrepreneur Awards. We’re celebrating entrepreneurs from the Wisconsin area that have displayed exceptional achievement in their profession. We are looking to inspire like-minded individuals, hope to see you there! http://www.bizstarts.com/inspirational-entrepreneur-awards/
Twitter:
We are being honored tonight at the 2016 @bizstartsmke Inspirational Entrepreneur Awards #Bizstarts #Bizbash! #2016IEA http://www.bizstarts.com/inspirational-entrepreneur-awards/
Wednesday, November 2
Facebook:
The 2nd Annual BizStarts Inspirational Entrepreneur Awards is happening tonight! http://www.bizstarts.com/inspirational-entrepreneur-awards/
Twitter:
#Bizstarts #Bizbash! #2016IEA http://www.bizstarts.com/inspirational-entrepreneur-awards/

Additional Sample Posts, between October 30-November 2

Facebook Posts:
The date is set for the 2nd Annual BizStarts Inspirational Entrepreneur Awards. Sign up now for early bird pricing! http://www.bizstarts.com/inspirational-entrepreneur-awards/ (tag other organizations) #2016IEA #BizBash
The 2016 BizStarts Inspirational Entrepreneur Awards recognizes entrepreneurs from the Wisconsin area that have displayed exceptional achievement in their profession. The BizStarts celebration will take place at The Pfister Hotel in Milwaukee at 5:30 p.m. and is open to the public. The public is encouraged to join. http://www.bizstarts.com/inspirational-entrepreneur-awards/ (tag other organizations) #2016IEA #BizBash
The 2nd Annual BizStarts Inspirational Entrepreneur Awards is just days away! There is still time to sign up to reserve a seat at our event, get your tickets now. http://www.bizstarts.com/inspirational-entrepreneur-awards/ (tag other organizations) #2016IEA #BizStarts
Celebrate the success of Milwaukee’s business owners and connect with Inspirational Entrepreneurs at the #2016IEA http://www.bizstarts.com/inspirational-entrepreneur-awards/
Twitter Posts: (link takes up 21-23 characters)
We are being honored today at the 2016 @bizstartsmke Inspirational Entrepreneur Awards #2016IEA #Bizstarts #Bizbash
Celebrate the success of Milwaukee’s business owners and connect with Inspirational Entrepreneurs at the #2016IEA http://www.bizstarts.com/inspirational-entrepreneur-awards/

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