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Business Appreciation Month Nominations

March 05, 2019 – March 30, 2019

Nominations now being accepted for the 2019 Kansas Business Appreciation Awards!

In 2019, we are once again excited to honor the businesses in our state and invite you to join us by nominating the successful businesses in your community for the 2019 Kansas 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, and 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 can 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 complete the form below.

Nominate a Kansas business today to show your thanks to the businesses that support the Kansas economy and our communities!  Please complete the entire form to ensure submission.

For more information, please contact: Amy Selm, Kansas Department of Commerce, (785) 296-3074,

2019 Kansas Business Appreciation Month Awards Nomination Form


    Please make sure all required fields * are completed.
  • Business Information

  • Note: Examples of Retail businesses include banks, restaurants and antique shops. Examples of Service businesses include advertising and marketing agencies, commercial feed yards and law firms.
  • (this description will be used in additional materials)
  • Nominating Organization Information

  • Judging Criteria

  • Examples included training and education programs, flexible schedules, life/work balance programs, mentoring and career advancement opportunities.
  • Please state in a dollar amount (i.e. $50,000)
  • Name/Type of AwardPresented ByYear Received 
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  • How does the business support local activities? (please list as many as possible and provide examples.)
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  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

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Email (785) 296-3074