(EDWARDS, Colorado – May 20, 2020) – The 17th Annual Success Awards recognizes businesses and individuals who have excelled over the past year and acknowledges their hard work and dedication as the best in the Vail Valley. These businesses and individuals play a significant role in driving the Vail Valley’s business community and economic growth.
Success Awards Categories Include: Business or Organization of the Year, New Business of the Year, Small Business of the Year, Small Nonprofit of the Year, Best Place to Work, Community Impact Award – Individual, Community Impact Award – Organization, Young Professional of the Year, Actively Green Business of the Year & Healthy Business of the Year.
Additionally, a Member of the Year and Chairman’s Award is selected by VVP staff and board.
“During challenging economic times, it is especially important to recognize the organizations and individuals who are working hard at making Eagle County a great community. From businesses to nonprofits to individuals, those recognized by their peers in the Annual Success Awards are the best-of-the-best in Eagle County and are well deserving of the recognition,” says President & CEO Chris Romer of Vail Valley Partnership.
Please help us in congratulating the following winners for the 2020 Success Awards:
- ACTIVELY GREEN BUSINESS OF THE YEAR: The Community Market
- BEST PLACE TO WORK: Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate
- CHAIRMAN’S AWARD: Jim Wear – Wear Travers Perkins, LLC
- COMMUNITY IMPACT AWARD – INDIVIDUAL: Chris Lindley – Eagle Valley Behavioral Health
- COMMUNITY IMPACT AWARD – ORGANIZATION: The Community Market
- HEALTHY BUSINESS OF THE YEAR: Eagle County Government
- MEMBER OF THE YEAR: Robin Thompson
- NEW BUSINESS OF THE YEAR: Eagle Climbing + Fitness
- SMALL BUSINESS OF THE YEAR: MountainFit
- SMALL NONPROFIT OF THE YEAR: Vail Mountain Rescue Group
- ORGANIZATION OF THE YEAR: Mountain Recreation
- YOUNG PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR: Erik Garcia – RA Nelson
The 17th Annual Success Awards event was postponed, but only for one week. The annual business awards event ran by Vail Valley Partnership (VVP) normally hosts 200 community guests with finalists and other VVP members. This year, the event was hosted on Facebook Live and through Eagle County Government Television channel 18— and what a show it was. The finalists watched, anticipating the announcement of each category.
After the announcement of each winner, the chat room on Facebook was full of compliments, praise and gratitude. It truly was a time of community celebration. We are in awe of the leadership, collaboration and innovation our businesses and individuals bring to the table each day. Thank you to all who participated in the nominations, the selection committee, event sponsors, and most importantly, to those who support our community to make the Vail Valley the best place to live, work and play.
To watch the full event or learn more about Vail Valley Partnership’s Success Awards, please visit Annual Success Awards.
ABOUT THE VVP
Vail Valley Partnership is a 501(c) (6) nonprofit organization that serves as the Chamber and destination marketing organization for Eagle County, Colorado and the Vail Valley. Dedicated to community success, the Partnership leads collaboration for economic vitality. Vail Valley Partnership is the official resource and advocate for business and tourism in the Vail Valley with over 900 members, was named “Chamber of the Year” by the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives in 2016, and is currently a finalist for “Chamber of the Year” in 2020.
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