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Commerce City accepting award nominations for annual business appreciation event

Post Date:01/23/2020 5:10 PM

Commerce City’s Economic Development Division is accepting award nominations for its annual Business Appreciation Awards Breakfast. The event recognizes businesses, individuals, and organizations that contribute to Commerce City’s economic vitality. Nominations must be submitted online at by Friday, Feb. 7, 2020.

“We are thrilled to recognize individuals, businesses, and organizations that help make Commerce City a quality community for a lifetime,” said Commerce City’s Economic Development Director Michelle Claymore. “These entities have much to be proud of and the city is honored to recognize the great work they do for our residents and community.” 

An Awards Selection Committee made up of business representatives from the community will choose the winners from all the nominations received. Anyone may nominate businesses, individuals, and organizations for awards in the following categories:

  • Retail Investment Award– a retailer who contributed to the city’s economic vitality through the introduction of a new business that brought new goods or services, new employment, and/or new capital investment to the city in the last year.
  • Business on the Move Award – a recipient who brought new employment, growth in sales, or new capital investment to the city in the last year.
  • Entrepreneurial Spirit Award – a company or entrepreneur that demonstrated a pioneer spirit towards new product development, a business start-up, or a company/product growth into new markets.
  • Economic Development Award for Leadership – a business or individual that has been a catalyst towards economic vitality in Commerce City through creative leadership, innovation, facilitation, collaboration, or through the contribution of resources.
  • Business of the Year Award – a company that has shown a history of leadership within its industry and the community. The company must have demonstrated longevity and sustained growth that has contributed to the city’s economic sustainability.

The Business Appreciation Awards Breakfast is scheduled for Thursday, March 19, 2020, at the Bison Ridge Recreation Center (13905 E. 112th Ave.) from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Registration and networking begin at 7 a.m. This event is by invite only. Contact Laura Moody with questions at 303-227-8852 or



As one of the state’s fastest-growing cities, Commerce City is redefining itself for the next generation, building on historic values of community, industry, agriculture, and family. Centrally located along Colorado’s bustling Front Range, Commerce City is a Quality Community for a Lifetime, with 25 miles of trails, a championship golf course, 840 acres of open space and parks, one of the country’s largest soccer complexes and the nation’s largest urban wildlife refuge. Learn more at

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