Tulsey Awards - 2009

Tulsa, OK – Tulsa will celebrate and recognize the pioneers and innovators of the community at the 2nd annual Tulsey Awards.

With an online nomination and voting process, local entrepreneurs have the opportunity to be nominated in ten categories including: Civic, Emerging, Entertainment, Franchise, Green, Interactive, Legend, Serial, Young and the new category for 2009, Restaurateur. All entrepreneurs nominated in the public voting process will automatically be entered into the Entrepreneur of the Year category.

"Tulsa's economy and its spirit have always been based on the passion of entrepreneurs. We are making our mark in celebrating Global Entrepreneurship to be sure that spirit lives strong, " Mayor Kathy Taylor said. "It is also important to honor those who have and are making a difference through the entrepreneurial risks they take. This second year of the Tulseys honor those who have built a foundation for our entrepreneurialism and those who are continuing to build the future."

Starting Wednesday, September 16, nominations can be made through the Tulsey website, www.thetulseys.com, until Wednesday, October 7. Voting for the nominees will begin on Wednesday, October 14 and will end at midnight on Wednesday, November 4.