Annual Success Awards nominations now open |

Annual Success Awards nominations now open

EAGLE COUNTY — As the Vail Valley Partnership’s 12th annual Success Awards approach, nominations are now open for 13 different categories to honor those businesses that did exemplary work in 2014, not only for themselves, but for the valley as a whole.

Input from professionals throughout the valley is requested for nominations by Feb. 26, as your chance to spotlight the hard work and dedication required to be the best in the Vail Valley. 

While previous annual Success Awards have been hosted as an evening gala, the Vail Valley Partnership is looking forward to presenting the awards at a luncheon this year. The luncheon will be held May 15 from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

‘Vail Valley Means Business’

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The theme for this year’s Success Awards is “Vail Valley Means Business,” in support of the launch of a new economic development website coming in May. The businesses and individuals nominated and honored with awards play a significant role in driving the Vail Valley’s business community and economic growth.

“The annual success awards provide the opportunity for the business community to recognize their peers for various innovative and community minded efforts that help define the Vail Valley,” said Chris Romer, president and CEO at the Vail Valley Partnership. “We encourage everyone to nominate their favorites in each category to show that ‘Vail Valley Means Business.’”

How to Nominate

The nomination form can be found at Nominations should be made based on criteria listed under each category. Winners will be selected by the awards selection committee after review of each entry. The committee is comprised of businesses and individuals who were honored at last year’s ceremony. All nominated businesses must be current members of the Vail Valley Partnership.

Completed nomination forms are due Feb. 26. Finalists will be announced April 1.

This year’s award categories are:

• Business of the Year.

• Small Business of the Year.

• Spirit of the Valley Award.

• Young Professional of the Year.

Nonprofit of the Year.

• Small Nonprofit of the Year.

• Best Place to Work.

• Tourism Professional of the Year.

• Member of the Year.

• Customer Service Award.

• Actively Green.

• Healthy Workplace Award.

Chairman’s Award.

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