(LOUISVILLE) — May 22, 2013 – The Kentucky Small Business Development Center held its annual Kentucky Pacesetter Awards at the Capitol Rotunda in Frankfort, Ky. The Kentucky Pacesetter Awards recognize high performing, second-stage businesses that are changing the economic landscape of Kentucky.
The Kentucky Pacesetter Business Recognition Program recognized Measure Consumer Perspectives as a high performing second-stage Kentucky small businesses that is producing innovative products, increasing sales, creating jobs and serving communities of the Commonwealth. All winners were selected based on their intent and capacity to grow based on two or more of the following categories:
- Growth in number of employees
- Increase in sales and/or unit volume
- Innovativeness of the product of service
- Response to adversity
- Employee engagement and commitment
- Contribution to aide community-oriented projects
- Other criteria contributing to the business’ success
The Kentucky Small Business Development Center has been assisting the Commonwealth’s small business community for more than 25 years. With 15 service centers statewide and an experienced and knowledgeable staff, KSBDC provides unparalleled consulting and training services that help existing business owners and potential entrepreneurs succeed. Our services include: one-on-one management consultations, training workshops, market research, loan packaging help, assistance with financial projections and information needed to make informed business decisions.
KSBDC is co-sponsored by the U.S. Small Business Administration and is administered by the University of Kentucky in partnership with regional universities, community and private colleges, and the private sector.