RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – The Council for Entrepreneurial Development is accepting applications for its Entrepreneurial Excellence Awards.

The winners will be announced on June 12 at a banquet at the American Tobacco Historic District in Durham.

Deadline for nominations is April 30.

Winners will be named in these categories:

• Spin-out of the Year
• Community Impact
• Technology of the Year
• Growth Company of the Year
• Deal of the Year – Private
• Deal of the Year – Public
• Outstanding Service to Entrepreneurs
• Entrepreneurial Excellence

For more information, visit the CED Web site listed with this story.