• Emerging Business of the Year

    This award recognizes businesses that demonstrate amazing potential.  These businesses are no more than five years old—or have been reinvented within that same time.  By leading the way in a post-recession economy, these organizations are redefining how to do business responsibly, and foster sustainable, scalable methods for growing their businesses.

    Criteria
     - Member of the Chamber of Commerce of Highlands Ranch.
     - Privately or publicly held corporation, proprietorship, or partnership (not a subsidiary or division) or a not-for-profit organization.
     - Not more than five years in business, or reinvented in that same time.
     - Strong track record with new and creative products or services.
     - Has filled an unmet need or market, or revitalized an area of their industry.
     - Has had significant growth and/or is poised for future growth.
     - Innovative products or services.
     - Outstanding commitment to its employees and community.