Cindy Edelstein has been named a community choice honoree in the 2012 Small Business Influencer Awards.
The awards are given to those who support and encourage entrepreneurs and small business owners. More than 2,000 voters chose Edelstein as an honoree.
Edelstein is the owner of Jeweler’s Resource Bureau, a marketing firm that helps designers grow with unique trade events, publications, and seminars.
“Cindy is, by far, the most passionate advocate for jewelry designers working in the U.S. market today,” Peggy Jo Donahue, director of public affairs for Manufacturing Jewelers and Suppliers of America, said in a statement. “Her commitment is real, enduring, and longstanding. I have been an admirer for as long as she has been in business. She deserves this award, and many others.”