Adams Hub has been chosen as the recipient of the 2017 EDAWN (Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada) Award for #Entrepreneurial Program of the Year. The award was presented on March 30th during 10th annual #NCET Technology Awards at the Atlantis Casino Resort & Spa. The NCET Technology Awards celebrate the #Northern Nevada individuals and companies who have greatly enhanced the growth and prestige of the technology #community. The #EDAWN Awards recognize the people and resources that have played an integral part in contributing to the growth of our community.“We’re delighted to receive this honor,” said Miya MacKenzie, Chief Professional Officer of Adams Hub for innovation. “We’ve kicked off lots of new programming in the past year to support entrepreneurs and small businesses. This award is validation that those efforts are making a difference.”
New program launches in 2016 included a Carson City chapter of Entrepreneurs Assembly, the award-winning Nevada nonprofit; a Pre-Accelerator program facilitated by #entrepreneur Kevin Lyons; Research Ninjas, on-site Carson City Librarians who assist clients and community businesses with deep research using proprietary databases; and Lunchbox Learning, monthly sessions with subject matter experts on a key business-building topics. A 2017 addition is “Motivation Mondays,” one-on-one entrepreneurial-effectiveness coaching with Diane Dye Hansen of What Works Coaching.
“Adams Hub has extended our programs beyond traditional #startup incubation,” explained MacKenzie. “Our goal is to foster #entrepreneurism and increased employment throughout the Northern Nevada business community.” To that end, a number of the #incubator‘s services are offered to community businesses and non-profits. “We’re building an ecosystem that supports peak performance for the entrepreneur and solopreneur,” she said.