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REMINDER: Nominations for the 2019 Business Appreciation Month Awards are being accepted

March 13, 2019

Topeka, Kan. – The Kansas Department of Commerce is still accepting applications for the 2019 Business Appreciation Month Awards.

The top nominees will be recognized at the Team Kansas awards banquet on June 4 at the Kansas State Student Union. The winner will take home the 2019 Governor’s Award of Excellence, the highest award given to a business by the state.


Nominations will be accepted in four categories:

  • Manufacturing/Distribution
  • Retail
  • Service
  • Hospital/Non-profit


Businesses may be nominated by an individual or organization, and nominators may submit multiple companies for consideration. The nomination deadline is Friday, March 29, at 5 p.m. Late nominations will not be accepted.


To submit an online nomination, please visit


For more information, please contact:

Amy Selm

Kansas Department of Commerce

(785) 296-3074



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