Ten businesses were recognized at the 9th Annual Northglenn Business Appreciation event yesterday evening. The event, themed In the Spotlight, was held at the new Parsons Theatre and featured a cocktail reception and awards ceremony. In addition to the 10 honorees, over 30 businesses, non-profits, governmental agencies, food banks and churches were recognized for going “above and beyond” to help the Northglenn community during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The award-winning businesses were each featured in a brief video, then accepted their awards on stage with more than 300 attendees in the audience.
The 2021 Northglenn business honorees are:
- Home-Based Business: M2 Confections
- Rookie Business: Office Evolution Metro North - Northglenn
- Small Business: Althaus Law
- Mid-Size Business: SCL Health Heart & Vascular Institute - Northglenn
- Large Business: Techniques, a Kirkwood Holding Company
- Longevity: Metro Brokers North Metro
- Investment #1: The Courts Sports Complex
- Investment #2: Ramos Law
- Young Entrepreneur: Dalton Davey, Dr. Derpster
- People’s Choice: Fit Theorem - Northglenn
“We are so proud of our businesses that have proven their endurance and strength during the pandemic, and we were thrilled to put them ‘in the spotlight,’ said Mayor Meredith Leighty. “If our businesses are successful - Northglenn is successful!”
“The last year has been very hard on our business community. We are optimistic that our economy is recovering, and our businesses are rebounding even stronger than before. The evening was a great opportunity to celebrate and showcase them,” said Economic Development Director Debbie Tuttle.
The videos can be seen on NGTV Northglenn Channel 8 and YouTube. More information is available on the business pages of the city website.
Some of the winners from the 2021 Northglenn Business Appreciation Event.
The city’s Economic Development Department partnered with Northglenn High School STEM engineering students and teachers for the 7th year to design event centerpieces. Students were challenged to come up with a design that represented the “In the Spotlight” theme. Two classes with nine teams and 33 students participated in the challenge. Students were invited to the event to interact with the local business community and were recognized for their innovative ideas and products.