EAGLE COUNTY, Colorado - The Vail Valley Partnership will honor businesses and individuals in 15 different categories at the 10th Annual Success Awards, set for Feb. 1 at the Vilar Performing Arts Center in Beaver Creek. The theme of this year's event is "Celebrating Success Through the Years" and will focus on the business community and the Vail Valley through the years.
For the past decade, the Partnership has recognized businesses, non-profits and individuals who have helped make the Vail Valley a dynamic and diverse business community. The Success Awards are given for business achievement, business growth and community involvement.
This year, more than 120 organizations and individuals were nominated by their peers and colleagues. The nominating committee reviewed all the applications and selected three finalists in each category. The winners of the 15 categories will be announced and celebrated Feb. 1. Heavy appetizers will be served during cocktail hour and a silent auction. An after-party will take place at The Metropolitan in Beaver Creek to continue the celebration with a dessert bar, drinks, giveaways and dancing.
Award categories include:
• Non-Profit of the Year.
• Small Non-Profit of the Year.
• Business of the Year.
• Mid-Size Business of the Year.
• Small Business of the Year.
• Entrepreneur of the Year.
•Spirit of the Valley Award.
• Young Professional of the Year.
• Emerging New Business of the Year.
• Most Uniquely Vail Valley.
• Legacy Award.
• Local Marketing Campaign of the Year.
• Industry/Merchant Association of the Year.
• Customer Service Award.
• Member of the Year
Tickets are $100 each and can be purchased at www.vailvalleypartnership.com. A complete list of nominees and finalists can be found online as well. To make a donation to the silent auction, e-mail Jennifer Weintraub, firstname.lastname@example.org.