SAVE THE DATE - AUGUST 21, 2019 - JW MARRIOTT AUSTIN
Started in 2000, the Greater Austin Business Awards is one of the largest award programs in the region. For companies, it's a great event to have your own table to share with your customers, prospects and employees. Whether you are an individual or company, join your peers for dinner and a celebration.
We honor excellence in business for achievements, and community contributions that impact the Central Texas region. It is the largest business event bringing together 1,000 business leaders, entrepreneurs, organizations and government officials. The annual awards dinner will recognize companies in multiple categories, and winners are determined by an expert panel of judges.
Voting for the Uniquely Austin award is now open!
Help us recognize the company that best embraces our unique culture and exemplifies what it means to live and do business in the Austin region.
This year's Uniquely Austin finalists are:
2019 GREATER AUSTIN BUSINESS AWARD CATEGORIES
1. COMMUNITY RELATIONS
Any company in any industry that demonstrates a successful approach to corporate social responsibility and can show a positive impact on the community.
2. CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE
Any company in any industry dedicated to outstanding customer service and satisfaction in all aspects of sales and services.
3. EMPLOYEE HEALTH & WELLNESS
Any company in any industry that creates an environment that promotes employee wellness and provides innovative programs for employee health, safety, and wellness.
4. ENVIRONMENTAL CHAMPION
Any company in any industry that invests in sustainability throughout its business operations through partnership-based projects, volunteerism, conservation, leadership, construction, community- outreach or innovative efforts that has positively impacted the environment.
Any company in any industry that disrupts their market with a new product or service
6. HOMEGROWN CONSUMER PRODUCTS
All entries for this category must be in focused on Consumer Products and show how they stand out as a home-grown product and demonstrate your sustainability.
7. EXECUTIVE LEADER
The Executive Leader Award recognizes the local CEO or top senior executive for strengthening and transforming the organization.
8. COMPANY CULTURE
Any company in any industry that fosters a creative, collaborative workplace culture to enhance performance and sustain a competitive advantage with proven employee retention rates.
9. INTERNATIONAL REACH
Any company (Austin-based or not) in any industry that has demonstrated growth in international business and has increased or maintained employment in the Austin Region through the expansion of international activity.
10. FIRST-TIME ENTREPRENEUR
Any individual who launches a business as a first-time entrepreneur and is currently a leader in that company. The company should prove some level of success by having active customers but doesn’t have to be profitable.
Section 501(c) (3) public charity or private foundation that is tirelessly focused on serving the community and the partnerships they have built with for-profit organizations
12. UNIQUELY AUSTIN
A company that embraces the unique Austin culture and exemplifies what it means to live and do business in Austin. This category will first be judged by an expert panel of judges and finalists will be judged by online voting of the community. Voting should not include employees of a nominated company.
FINALISTS WILL CELEBRATE ON AUGUST 21, 2019:
If your company is a finalist, who should be contacted for information on attending the awards event: name, phone and email. Finalists will be contact to submit a company logo in a jpeg and .eps. The date is August 21, 2019 at the JW Marriott starting at 5:30 p.m.