ANNUAL EVENT RECOGNIZES INNOVATION, GROWTH
During its ninth annual Commerce City Business Appreciation Awards
event yesterday, Commerce City honored seven local businesses that
achieved great success last year. Businesses were recognized for their
positive contributions to the city.
“This annual event is the
city’s opportunity to thank our businesses for the important role they
play in the success of our community,” said Mayor Sean Ford. “After all,
a Quality Community for a Lifetime often begins with a good job.”
Businesses were recognized in the following categories:
awards selection committee, comprised of community business
representatives, chose the winners from the nominations received.
Detailed information about the award winners is below.
The Business on the Move award recipients brought new capital investment, high levels of sales growth or new employment to Commerce City.
The Entrepreneurial Spirit award
acknowledges the enterprising spirit a company or individual embraces
as they start a new business, develop a new product or expand into new
The Economic Development Award for Leadership honors
businesses or individuals that have been a catalyst for economic
vitality in Commerce City though creative leadership, innovation,
facilitation, collaboration or contribution of resources.
The Business of the Year Award recognizes a Commerce City company that has shown a history of sustained leadership within its industry and community.
Held at the Yellow Rose
Event Center, the awards event featured a keynote from Galvanize Chief
People Officer Stephanie Donner, who highlighted the firm’s recent
corporate relocation to metro Denver and the company's history with