On Saturday, August 19, 2017, contest finalists, 22 total, gathered from across the country to present their business pitches before a live judging panel for the 2017 "My Small Business Story 15k Giveway", presented by Noble Insights Founder and Contest Creator, La Detra White.
This national contest drew contestants from across the country, from various business industries as well as non-profit sector. The presentations and award ceremony took place in Buckhead area of Atlanta, GA.
Inner Sanctum Wellness, along with 10 other small businesses received a cash prize and other incentives. Dillard adds, "This contest was such a blessing to me in so many ways. No only did I receive money which support my business, but it provided validation of all my hard work, In addition, this contest exposed me to so many small business entrepreneurs, many of which I have already begun talks of collaboration and business networking opportunities. A win-win for all!"
Regina Thomas Dillard is the author of "FEED: Living Food Recipes to be Made and Eaten with Love", and founder of Inner + Sanctum Wellness, a business dedicated to assist others as they embark on their holistic journey. All products are handmade and sourced from reputable organic and natural ingredients purveyors.