Every year the Columbia International Festival Staff and Committee recognizes four individuals for their outstanding achievement by members of South Carolina’s international community.
International Business Person of the Year,
International Volunteer of the Year, and
International Professional of the Year
These three annual awards honor and promote outstanding achievement by members of South Carolina’s international community.
An American-born Community Ambassador of the Year will also be selected. Candidates should meet the criteria for nomination listed in the application.
Winners will be honored and awards presented at the Saturday opening event of the Columbia International Festival.
If you wish to nomination someone, please download and fill out the application, and send it to:
Columbia International Festival
610 Pickens Street
Columbia, SC 29201
The deadline is one month before the festival's opening day.