Business of the Year

Awards

Business & Nonprofit of the Year

The purpose of this award is to recognize and appreciate businesses and nonprofits that consistently provide outstanding quality, excellence and service in the Roaring Fork Valley.

ACRA BUSINESS & NONPROFIT OF THE YEAR AWARD

Business of the Year Categories: 

  • Large Business (>25 Employees) 
  • Small Business (<24 Employees)
  • Nonprofit

Selection

1. Large and Small Business of the Year. In operation for the previous three years and has proven profitability, growth and sustainability along with a commitment to excellent service.

2. Nonprofit of the Year. In operation for the previous three years, registered 501(c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit within the Roaring Fork Valley and strives to uphold the organizations mission, vision, purpose and core values.

Applicants must be current ACRA members in good standing. All entries are confidential and will be reviewed by an appointed committee composed of ACRA board members. If your business has previously won this award, you must wait a 7 year period before applying again.

Recognition

Winners will also be recognized on the ACRA website and in print marketing, The Aspen Times/Aspen Daily News and announced on local radio stations KSPN & KNFO. 

2019 BUSINESS OF THE YEAR
2019 NONPROFIT OF THE YEAR
Past Business of the Year Winners
2019

Poss Architecture + Interior Design

2018

Limelight Hotel Aspen

2017

Design Workshop

2016

Forum Phi - Architecture, Interiors, Planning

2015

Busy Beavers Gardening

2013

Ajax Adventure Camp

2012

Ecos Environmental 

2011

Rowland + Broughton Architecture

2010

The Aspen Club & Spa

2009

Limelight Lodge

2008

Charles Cunniffe Architects

2007

Frias Properties

2006

T-Lazy-7 Snowmobiles

2005

Sport Obermeyer USA, Ltd

2004

Aspen Magazine

2003

Aspen Daily News

2002

Ink Coffee Company

2001

The Hotel Jerome

2000

Orthopedic Associates

1999

Colorado Mountain Express

1998

Pitkin County Dry Goods

1997

Aspen Mountain Air

1996

Limelite Lodge

1995

Cottle Graybeal Yaw Architects

1994

Aspen Club International

Past Non Profit of the Year Winners
2019

Jazz Aspen Snowmass

2018

WE-cycle

2017

Roaring Fork Transportation Authority

2016

Aspen Camp for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing

2015

Habitat for Humanity of the Roaring Fork Valley

2014

Aspen Valley Ski/Snowboard Club

2013

Aspen Youth Center

2012

Theatre Aspen

2011

Aspen Center for Environmental Studies (ACES)

2010

Aspen Community Foundation

2009

Aspen Historical Society

2008

Aspen Youth Experience

2007

Aspen Music Festival & School

2006

Grassroots TV

2005

Aspen Valley Ski/Snowboard Club

2004

The Buddy Program

Past Entrepreneur of the Year Winners
2016

Danny Hundert, Ajax Adventure Camp

Past Emerging Business of the Year Winners
2012

Roxy's Market

2011

Two Old Hippies

2010

Ski Butlers

2009

Aspen Brewing Company

2008

Timberline Bank

2007

High Society Freeride Company, LLC

2006

Mark Richards Fine Outerwear

2005

Black Diamonds Limousine

2004

Bluegreen

Past Small Business of the Year Winners
2003

Gallagher Sharpe West

2002

Little Annie's Eating House

2001

Reno Smith Architects, LLC

2000

The Ute Mountaineer

1999

Renaissance Bistro

1998

Aspen Activities Center

1997

Footloose and Fancy Things

1996

Roaring Fork Sunday

1995

The Hill Galleries

1994

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