Governor's Minority Business Awards

Congratulations to the 2019 winners!

The Governor’s Minority Business Awards is an honor bestowed upon for-profit businesses who have contributed to the economic diversity and success of minority communities in Colorado. 

congratulations to our 2019 winners!

REGION 1

MICRO:
Four Seasons Gutter System

REGION 2

MICRO:
Atrevida Beer Company
Brooklyn Barber Academy

SMALL:
Colorado Tech Shop

MEDIUM:
Flawless Steel Welding
Magic Rabbit Car Wash

LARGE:
Istonish

REGION 3

MEDIUM:
Cortez Construction

 In order to give fair and equitable recognition to these role models in our communities, the following categories will dictate award nominees by region and size:

Micro

1-5 FT employees

Medium

13-50 FT employees

Small

6-12 FT employees

Large

51+ FT employees

One business in each size category will be awarded in each region; up to 16 for-profit businesses will be awarded.

Businesses must have a minimum of two years of operations to be eligible for these awards.

Self-nominations are acceptable.

Award Benefits:

Scoring Criteria:

  • How does the for-profit business demonstrate diversity in its community (i.e. hiring practices, diverse clientele, multiple languages, cultural competency training, diversity in marketing and advertising)
  • How effectively does the business engage with community resources, partners and events?
  • Does the business create and retain jobs in Colorado?
  • How significantly does the company contribute back to its community?

THANK YOU TO OUR 2019 BUSINESS AWARD SPONSORS:

Nominations are now closed. To be notified when the 2020 application period opens, please enter your email address.
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