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Grow Cedar Valley Announces 2021 Annual Celebration and Annual Awards

posted on Tuesday, May 4, 2021 in Grow Cedar Valley

Grow Cedar Valley Executive Committee is committed to hosting an in-person Annual Celebration to recognize the 2021 annual award recipients for their outstanding achievements and dedication to the Cedar Valley.

The date for the Annual Celebration will be October 12 at Bien VenU Event Center rather than the traditional March date. 

The nomination information is available below. Nominations will be due on July 30.
 

How to Nominate

Explore the award categories below and review the information needed to submit an application. Applications can be submitted via email to bette@growcedarvalley.com.
 

Recognition Awards

Below are the awards that businesses, organizations, and individuals can be nominated for. Take time to review the awards. You have the opportunity to submit multiple awards.
 

Cedar Valley Economic Inclusion & Diversity Award - 1-50 FTE’s & 51+ FTE’s
“Recognizes a business or organization for outstanding leadership contribution in creating and strengthening an environment of diversity and inclusion in workplace culture, business practices and in the community.”

  • Application Information
    • Name and address of business
    • Contact person of business
    • Description on why business should be recognized as 2021 Economic Diversity & Inclusion recipient
    • Name of Nominator including phone number and email address
    • Please sign and date the information sheet.


Cedar Valley Partner Award
“Recognizes the efforts of an education institution, non-profit organization, service club or human service agency (Grow Cedar Valley investor) in promoting economic growth and employment, quality of life, offering leadership to the Cedar Valley and its citizens on a continuing basis or with a specific project.”

  • Application Information
    • Name of the education institution, non-profit organization, service club or human service agency.
    • When was it organized and for what purpose.
    • Description of why the nominee should be recognized and please list measurable results.
    • Name of Nominator including phone number and email address.
    • Please sign and date the information sheet.


Cedar Valley Innovation Award
“Recognizes the efforts of a private sector firm (a Grow Cedar Valley investor) for innovation in technology, advanced manufacturing or talent development.” Building – green and sustainable, Technologies, Innovative talent recruitment and training, New tech jobs.

  • Application Information
    • Name and address of business.
    • Contact Person of business.
    • Description on why individual or business should be recognized as the 2021 Cedar Valley Innovation Award recipient (include major accomplishments).
    • Name of Nominator including phone number and email address.
    • Please sign and date the information sheet.


John Deere Treating Capital Well Award
“Recognizes the efforts of a private sector firm (Grow Cedar Valley investor) for a significant investment in the Cedar Valley that most emphasizes the attributes of the Cedar Valley: building – green and sustainable; technologies; innovative talent recruitment and training and new tech jobs.”

  • Application Information
    • Name and address of business.
    • Contact Person of business.
    • Description on why the business should receive the recognition for Treating Capital Well Award – include major accomplishment(s).
    • Name of Nominator including phone number and email address.
    • Please sign and date the information sheet.


Cedar Valley Business of the Year Award - 1-50 FTE’s & 51+ FTE’s
“Recognizes the efforts of a business (Grow Cedar Valley investor) in promoting the quality of life and offering leadership within the Cedar Valley, achieving a major business accomplishment or making an outstanding contribution to the Cedar Valley community, economy and citizens.”

  • Application Information
    • Name and address of business
    • Contact person of business
    • Description on why business should be recognized as 2021 Business of the Year
    • Name of Nominator including phone number and email address
    • Please sign and date the information sheet.


Cedar Valley Business Leader of the Year Award
“Recognize an outstanding contribution by an individual (Grow Cedar Valley investor) for leadership in creating and strengthening regional collaboration and cooperation for economic and community development.”

  • Application Information
    • Name and address of business
    • Contact person of business
    • Description on why business should be recognized as 2021 Business of the Year
    • Name of Nominator including phone number and email address
    • Please sign and date the information sheet.