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The Ignition Awards

  • Thompson's Point 10 Thompsons Point Portland, ME, 04102 United States (map)

The Ignition Awards:

PROPEL and the Portland Regional Chamber of Commerce are teaming up to acknowledge businesses in Portland, Maine and the surrounding areas on the tremendous successes they've achieved over the past year through a brand new awards ceremony: The Ignition Awards.

Taking place at Thompson's Point, this oceanside awards ceremony will honor both small & large businesses who truly stand out from the crowd and have a positive impact on our extraordinary city.

One of the awards, Food Truck of the Year, will be decided by You - live at the event! 

Tickets are $20 for the first 100 registrants, $30 after. Each ticket is accompanied by 2 drink tickets and the #1 menu item from each of the competing food trucks.

Plan to come hungry, ready to network, celebrate, and enjoy drinks while watching special performers from Circus Maine! Attendees will have a sublime evening while we PROPEL Maine’s Future!

Award categories listed below. Click here to nominate your favorite local business!


Small Business Division (1-50 Employees)
1. Entreverge – “Hustler of the Year”
2. Social Entrepreneurship – for or not for profit business that encompasses passion for social issues accompanied with business success
3. Startup with a focus on Import/Export – existing or highest potential for imports/exports from /to Maine
Large Business Division (50+ Employees)
1. Growth Stimulation – hired the most people / created the most jobs
2. Social Entrepreneurship – for or not for profit business that encompasses passion for social issues accompanied with business success

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Later Event: October 11
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