Nominations now open for 2020 Navigator Awards |

Nominations now open for 2020 Navigator Awards

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Nominations for the 2020 Navigator Awards, sponsored by the Steamboat Springs Chamber and Steamboat Pilot & Today, are now being accepted.

The awards are presented annually in three categories — Business of the Year, Business Leader of the Year and Young Professional of the Year — giving community members an opportunity to review the best business practices of successful entrepreneurs and honor local businesses or business professionals who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in support of the Steamboat business community.

Any Chamber member in good standing is eligible for the Business of the Year award, and business owners, general managers or anyone employed by Chamber members are eligible for the Business Leader of the Year and Young Professional of the Year awards.

Criteria considered when selecting Navigator Award winners includes:

  • Actively involved in community projects that enrich the Steamboat economy and community.
  • Fosters a work atmosphere that encourages and supports employee development.
  • Possesses a progressive management philosophy.
  • Exhibits leadership among Steamboat Springs businesses.
  • Demonstrates positive support of the business community.
  • Goes above and beyond the call of duty.

Nominations can be submitted at The deadline to submit is Monday, Aug. 10.

Participate in The Longevity Project

The Longevity Project is an annual campaign to help educate readers about what it takes to live a long, fulfilling life in our valley. This year Kevin shares his story of hope and celebration of life with his presentation Cracked, Not Broken as we explore the critical and relevant topic of mental health.

Award winners will be honored during a Navigator Awards celebration planned for Sept. 9.

Contact Sarah Leonard at the Chamber at 970-875-7006 or for more information.

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