Be a Part of the Celebration!
We are excited to announce that nominations are open for the 2022 “To the Stars: Celebrating Kansas Businesses” Awards to recognize outstanding businesses and individuals doing great things in Kansas!
- AgriBusiness (New award for 2022!) – companies that stand out in the agribusiness industry – including agricultural production, products and services and agri-tourism.
- Apprenticeship Champions and Partners (New award for 2022!) – companies that excel in providing registered apprenticeship programs in Kansas.
- Business Innovation – companies from any sector incorporating innovative technologies in their business.
- Cool Things Made in Kansas (New award for 2022!) – companies that make, produce or sell uniquely Kansas items.
- Healthcare/Nonprofit – noteworthy services provided by either healthcare facilities or nonprofit organizations.
- Manufacturing/Distribution – outstanding achievement for companies large and small involved in manufacturing and distribution.
- Non-Traditional Talent Pools (New award for 2022!) – companies that have gone above and beyond to hire veterans, those with prior involvement in the justice system, youth, seniors or individuals with disabilities.
- Retail/Service – outstanding achievement by businesses selling goods, products and/or services.
- Under 30 Entrepreneurs – young entrepreneurs achieving business success under the age of 30.
- Welcome Back – entrepreneurs and businesspeople who once left Kansas but have returned to make their mark in the Sunflower State.