AATCC Debuts Young Entrepreneur Award

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. — October 19, 2010 — AATCC has created a new award focused on young
entrepreneurs in the Textile Industry.


Nominees for the Young Entrepreneur Award must be age 39 or younger at the end of 2010 and
should be engaged in business based on the Objects of the Association:

  • To increase knowledge of the application of colorants, chemicals and polymers in the Textile
  • To encourage in any practical way research work on textile design and coloration, chemical
    processes and materials of importance to the Textile Industry.
  • To establish for the members channels by which the interchange of professional knowledge among
    them may be increased.

An entrepreneur is defined as a person who has possession of a new enterprise, venture, or
idea, and assumes significant accountability for the inherent risks and outcomes of the creation.


The deadline for receipt of nominations is January 7, 2011. Any senior member of AATCC may
submit a nomination. The award is not limited to AATCC members.


Names and supporting documentation may be submitted by letter. Send nominations to:


John Y. Daniels, AATCC

PO Box 12215

Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-2215


phone +1 919 549 3522

fax +1 919 549 8933



The recipient will be selected by committee in early 2011. The award will be presented at the
AATCC International Conference being held March 22-24, 2011, in Charleston, S.C., USA. The winner
will receive a plaque and an award of US$500.

Posted on October 19, 2010

Source: AATCC