The Nominations for the 2017 Spirit Awards Begins on March 15, 2017 and ends on July 31, 2017. Nominating an entrepreneur is easy! Simply contact us directly to request a nomination form or complete and submit the online nomination form. Once nominated, Spirit staff will be contacting each nominee and provide them with the a short 3-page electronic application profile form that must be completed for the judging process. Self-nominations are encouraged!