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Nominations open for Business Appreciation Month awards


Kansas will recognize Business Appreciation Month in June, and the state is accepting nominations for awards.

business appreciation monthThe Kansas Department of Commerce organizes the recognition events. Business Appreciation Month awards honor Kansas companies that grow jobs and support local communities.

“Kansas businesses are the engines of economic growth,” said Robert North, interim secretary. “They better the quality of life in our state by creating jobs, investing in our communities and supporting local activities. In 2018, 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 2018 Kansas Business Appreciation Month Awards.”

Nominations are accepted in four categories:

  • Manufacturing/distribution
  • Retail
  • Service
  • Hospital/nonprofit

Businesses can be nominated here by an individual or organization. Nominators may submit multiple companies for consideration. Top nominees will be honored at the Team Kansas awards banquet June 5 at the DoubleTree Hotel in Lawrence. The winner will earn the 2018 Governor’s Award of Excellence, the highest award given to a business by the state.

Nominations are due by 5 p.m. March 30.

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