Blue Ash Business Awards

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Awards will be given in THREE categories: 

ASPIRE: Awarded to businesses with extraordinary potential - start-ups, small companies or companies with new products or services. 
ACHIEVE: Awarded to established businesses that have demonstrated success through expansion, sales, growth, product/service improvements, effective business practices, employee satisfaction, etc. 
ADVANCE: Awarded to businesses with a significant accomplishment that resulted in a major advance for their industry or the City of Blue Ash. 

Congratulations to this year's finalists! 

Aerpio Therapeutics | Angel’s Paws | Details2Decor | Dimalanta Design Group | New Life Furniture

Affordable Language Services | Axiom Product DevelopmentGraphic Village | Integrity Express Logistics | MarketVision Research

APTech Group, Inc. | Sedasys, a Division of Ethicon | Hospice of Cincinnati | Michelman

Blue Ash Business Awards
April 9, 2015
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Cooper Creek Event Center


Shifman, Steve
Keynote Speaker: Steve Shifman, President & CEO, Michelman
Steve has over 20 years of business development experience in the advanced materials manufacturing industry. He lives by his personal brand: Empowering Performance, Achieving Excellence, and Generating Results. Throughout his career, Steve has consistently attained new business growth beyond expectations. Among his many awards, he was named the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year® 2013 Winner. This is in recognition of his demonstrated excellence and extraordinary success in the manufacturing sector in the areas of innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to business and community.


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2014 Corporate Community Service Award Winner - Modern Office Methods
Modern Office Methods is one of the leading office equipment providers in Ohio, Northern Kentucky and Southeastern Indiana. In 2010 the company launched the JUMP Start Your Nonprofit contest in which nonprofits enter for a chance to win an office technology makeover. Over the past four years the company has awarded technology makeovers of $5,000, $10,000 and $20,000 to 12 different nonprofits. In addition, Modern Office Methods employees raise money for various local and national charities through involvement in annual walks, and in house activities. In 2013 employees raised over $103,000 for local charities.

Corporation of the Year - CTI Clinical Trial & Consulting Services
CTI Clinical Trial and Consulting Services was founded in 1999 to provide therapeutic expertise to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries across a range of services, with a passion for helping life-changing therapies succeed in chronically and critically ill patient populations. Since their founding, the company has experienced consistent and significant growth, going from a US-based organization, headquartered in Blue Ash, to a multi-national corporation, with associates in more than 15 countries across the world. Currently CTI works with over 70 large and mid-sized pharmaceutical and emerging biotechnology companies, and has contributed to over 30 new drug approvals through regulatory agencies.

Business of the Year 51-250 - Schulman Associates, IRB
Founded in 1983, Schulman Associates is an independent Institutional Review Board dedicated to promoting clinical research by safeguarding the rights and welfare of clinical research subjects through reviews based on ethical and regulatory requirements. As one of the first independent IRBs established in the United States, Schulman has maintained its position as an industry leader throughout its history and today ranks as one of the largest and most highly respected Independent Review Boards in North America.

Business of the Year 1-50 - The Business Backer
The Business Backer, a private small business funding company that provides customized, alternative funding solutions and advice for small and medium-sized businesses that cannot obtain traditional financing. The Company developed a revolutionary approach to underwriting that has enabled them to provide over $130 million in funding to over 4,000 companies across the United States.


Corporate Community Service – Runner Up -- HORAN
Business of the Year 51-250 – Runner Up -- ProSource
Business of the Year 1-50 – Runner Up -- Axiom Consulting


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