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BizX 2020 Nominations

Do you know an eXceptional business? A business that eXcels at customer service, creates eXcellent company culture, or eXceeds expectations.

Help us to celebrate the best in business by nominating your favorites for the 2020 BizX Awards.

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Please complete as much of the information as you can below to assist us in identifying the correct company and location. Note: Each company nominated must include either a website or email address.

Best Service Based under 10 Employees*

Nomination Best Service Based under 10 Employees
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A service-based business is any business that offers services to others without selling tangible products.

Best Service Based over 10 Employees*

Nomination BEST SERVICE BASED OVER 10 EMPLOYEES
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A service-based business is any business that offers services to others without selling tangible products.

Best Retailer*

Nomination BEST RETAILER
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A person or business that sells goods to the public in relatively small quantities for use or consumption rather than for resale.

Best Food Service/Quick Service Restaurant

Nomination BEST FOOD SERVICE/QUICK SERVICE RESTAURANT
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A fast food restaurant, also known as a quick service restaurant (QSR) within the industry, is a specific type of restaurant that serves fast food cuisine and has minimal table service.

Best Full-Service Restaurant

Nomination BEST FULL-SERVICE RESTAURANT
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full-service restaurant is defined as a sit-down eatery where food is served directly to the customers’ table. These establishments may sell alcoholic beverages; provide takeout, delivery or present live entertainment.

Best Bar, Pub or NightClub

Nomination BEST BAR, PUB OR NIGHTCLUB
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An establishment for primarily adult and nighttime entertainment, typically serving drinks and offering music, dancing, etc. Also known as a night spot, disco, cabaret, or club. These establishments can also serve food and be open during the day in many cases.

Best Bank or Financial Service Provider

Nomination BEST BANK OR FINANCIAL SERVICE PROVIDER
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bank is a financial institution licensed to receive deposits and make loans. Banks may also provide financial services, such as wealth management, currency exchange, and safe deposit boxes. Financial services providers can be part of a firm or individual provider known as brokers or analysts.

Best Company Culture*

Nomination BEST COMPANY CULTURE
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Company culture is the personality of a company. It defines the environment in which employees work. Company culture includes a variety of elements, including work environment, company mission, value, ethics, expectations, and goals. … Other companies have a casual workplace without many rules and regulations.

Best Customer Service*

Nomination BEST CUSTOMER SERVICE
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Customer service is the process of ensuring customer satisfaction with a product or service.

Best E-Commerce / Online Business*

Nomination BEST E-COMMERCE / ONLINE BUSINESS
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A retail entity that sells exclusively online without a brick and mortar location.

Best Community Impact/Corporate Responsibility*

Nomination BEST COMMUNITY IMPACT/CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY
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Corporate impact integrates social and environmental considerations into all aspects of business operations, including relationships with employees, suppliers, consumers, and local communities.

Best Import/export company*

Nomination BEST IMPORT/EXPORT COMPANY
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An import export business is a company that facilitates trades of goods and commodities between domestic and foreign companies.

Best Non-Profit organization*

Nomination BEST NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION
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A nonprofit organization is a business that has been granted tax-exempt status by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) because it furthers a social cause and provides a public benefit. Donations made to a nonprofit organization are typically tax-deductible to individuals and businesses that make them, and the nonprofit itself pays no tax on the received donations or on any other money earned through fundraising activities. Nonprofit organizations are sometimes called NPOs or 501(c)(3) organizations based on the section of the tax code that permits them to operate.

Best Manufacturer/Wholesaler/Distributor*

Nomination BEST MANUFACTURER/WHOLESALER/DISTRIBUTOR
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A manufacturing business is any business that uses components, parts or raw materials to make a finished good. These finished goods can be sold directly to consumers or to other manufacturing businesses that use them for making a different product. Wholesaling or distributing is the sale of goods or merchandise to retailers; to industrial, commercial, institutional, or other professional business users; or to other wholesalers (wholesale businesses) and related subordinated services. In general, it is the sale of goods to anyone other than a standard consumer.

Best Marketing Campaign/ or best Creative Advertising

Nomination BEST MARKETING CAMPAIGN/ OR BEST CREATIVE ADVERTISING
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An organized course of action to promote and sell a product or service.

BEST OVERALL COMPANY*​

Nomination BEST OVERALL COMPANY
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An organization which exemplifies the highest standards of quality and operates using best practices in all areas of the operation.

Minority Owned Business of the Year*

Nomination MINORITY OWNED BUSINESS OF THE YEAR
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A person who organizes, operates, and assumes the risk for a business venture who belongs to a group who is categorized as a minority because of race, sex, national origin or sexual orientation.

Minorities Groups include but should not be limited to members of the following groups:  Hispanic or Latino American, African American, Native American, Pacific Islander, Asian American, Arab America, Inuit or Alaska Native, LGBTQI, Disabled American.

most innovative company*

Nomination MOST INNOVATIVE COMPANY
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Innovation generally refers to changing processes or creating more effective processes, products and ideas. For businesses, this could mean implementing new ideas, creating dynamic products or improving your existing services.

Fastest Growing Business*

Nomination FASTEST GROWING BUSINESS
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An organization who demonstrates rapid success and/or has rapid success in delivering their goods or service in the marketplace in a short period of time (under 12months).

Entrepreneur of the Year*

Nomination ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR
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A person who organizes, operates, and assumes the risk for a business venture.

Young Entrepreneur of the Year (40 years of age or younger) *

Nomination YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR (40 YEARS OF AGE OR YOUNGER)
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A person who organizes, operates, and assumes the risk for a business venture who is under the age of 40.

Female Entrepreneur of the Year*

Nomination FEMALE ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR
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A person who organizes, operates, and assumes the risk for a business venture who is female or identifies as female.

Best Comeback or Turnaround Business

Nomination BEST COMEBACK OR TURNAROUND BUSINESS
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An organization which faced challenges and instituted innovative approaches and processes to over come obstacles and become profitable and successful.

CEO of the Year*

Nomination CEO OF THE YEAR
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A chief operating officer of a company who has held the position for more than 12 months.

Best New CEO of Year

Nomination BEST NEW CEO OF YEAR
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A chief operating officer that has been in the position less than 12 months.

Best New Business with under 10 Employees (under 2 years of operation)

Nomination BEST NEW BUSINESS WITH UNDER 10 EMPLOYEES (UNDER 2 YEARS OF OPERATION)
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A new organization or business which demonstrates an innovative approach in delivering their products or services to the marketplace.

Best New Business with over 10 Employees (under 2 years of operation)

Nomination BEST NEW BUSINESS WITH OVER 10 EMPLOYEES (UNDER 2 YEARS OF OPERATION)
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A new organization or business which demonstrates an innovative approach in delivering their products or services to the marketplace.

Best Branding

Nomination BEST BRANDING
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This organization has a consistent and cohesive delivery of their brand image and messages. The campaigns which represent the brand are vibrant and eye-catching.

Best Health & Safety

Nomination BEST HEALTH & SAFETY
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The organization has high ratings with OSHA, has established methods and processes that keep accidents and work-related injuries at a minimum and exceeds it’s industry benchmarks.

Best IT Organization

Nomination BEST IT ORGANIZATION
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An organization that is focused on harnessing technology to deliver superior products and services to the consumer.

Best Human Resources Organization

Nomination BEST HUMAN RESOURCES ORGANIZATION
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An organization which demonstrates an innovative approach to people management.

Best Support Team

Nomination BEST SUPPORT TEAM
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A team within an existing organization who together demonstrated an innovative approach to improve the company’s overall results.

Best Sales Team

Nomination BEST SALES TEAM
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A sales team which exceed targets and goals set by the organization within a calendar year.

Best New Product Launch

Nomination BEST NEW PRODUCT LAUNCH
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A product introduced into a marketplace that solved a specific consumer need in an innovative way.

Best Green/Sustainable Business

Nomination BEST GREEN/SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS
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A business who demonstrates a commitment to reducing their carbon footprint and demonstrates a sustainable approach to reduce the use of fossil fuels and natural resources.

VP/Director/Department Head of the Year

Nomination VP/DIRECTOR/DEPARTMENT HEAD OF THE YEAR
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An individual in the organization who demonstrates leadership qualities that help transform their teams and gain greater results.

Employee of the Year

Nomination EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR
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An individual contributor who demonstrates outstanding initiative and goes above and beyond their normal work requirements.

Best Website/Mobile Site

Nomination BEST WEBSITE/MOBILE SITE
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The organization whose website or mobile site is dynamic, customer focused and delivers superior content and an enhanced user experience.

Special Awards

Favorite Neighborhood Business (Main Street USA Award)

Nomination Favorite Neighborhood Business (Main Street USA Award)
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This award is open to any type of business, anywhere. No matter the size or the type of business, if you have a “favorite” hangout or service provider in your area this special award recognizes the company’s impact on everyday lives in their community.

Best Pet Friendly Business (The Spot on Award)

Nomination Best Pet Friendly Business (The Spot on Award)
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This special award is open to a business that has a focus on providing not only you but your fur family member a great experience. If you shop or frequent a company that has a pet-friendly policy or environment and/or supports animal rights and causes, this award recognizes their commitment to animals.

Best Child Friendly Business (The Kiddo Kudos Award)

Nomination Best Child Friendly Business (The Kiddo Kudos Award)
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Any business which caters to or has special services or products designed to delight your children and is focused on making the little ones in our lives feel special.

New Business HUB Awards

This NEW segment of awards is dedicated to those who support business, give business a voice and make growing your business their business.
Nominate your favorite today!

Best Business Blogger

N BEST BUSINESS BLOGGER​
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Any business which caters to or has special services or products designed to delight your children and is focused on making the little ones in our lives feel special.

Best Business Influencer

N BEST BUSINESS INFLUENCER​
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