The 2014 Greater Austin Business Awards, a competition organized by the Austin Chamber of Commerce to honor excellence in business in the Greater Austin region. The Awards recognize businesses and organizations for achievements, community contributions and milestones. It is the largest business event in Central Texas bringing together 1,000 business leaders, entrepreneurs, organizations, government officials and regional chambers!
We are pleased to announce the 2014 award category winners:
|Blackbaud & Entrepreneurs Foundation Non-Profit Award|
|Austin Aztex Soccer Most Uniquely Austin Award|
|KMFA Classsical 89.5|
|Austin Energy Technology & Innovation Awards|
|Chaotic Moon Studios||lrg|
|Time Warner Cable Business Class Customer Service & Loyalty Award|
|Big Frog Custom T-Shirts & More of South Austin||sm|
|MAX's Wine Dive||mid|
|Hilton Austin Convention Center||lrg|
|Higginbotham Health & Wellness Award|
|EX Squared Solutions||sm|
|Texas Mutual Insurance Company||lrg|
|KPMG Executive Leadership Award|
|Kelly Weiss, Austin Habitat for Humanity||sm|
|Dustin Wells, Headspring||mid|
|John Garrett, Community Impact Newspaper||lrg|
|Intel Environmental Responsibility & Sustainability Award|
|CLEAN AIR Force of Central Texas||sm|
|Green Mountain Energy Company||lrg|
|Cook-Walden Community Relations Award|
|Maximum FX Salons Spa||sm|
|Yellow Cab Austin||mid|
|Meals on Wheels and More||lrg|
|FrankfurtRheinMain International Award|
|Emergo Group Inc.|
|Wincor Nixdorf, Inc.|
Cook-Walden Community Relations Award
Any organization in any industry that demonstrates a successful approach to corporate social responsibility and can show a positive impact on the community.
Time Warner Cable Business Class Customer Service & Loyalty Award
Any organization in any industry dedicated to outstanding customer service and satisfaction in all aspects of sales and services.
Higginbotham Health & Wellness Award
Any organization in any industry that actively encourages employees to engage in a healthy and well-balanced lifestyle.
Intel Environmental Responsibility and Sustainability Award
Any organization in any industry that demonstrates an alignment with clean energy or clean technology practices.
Austin Energy Technology & Innovation Award
Any organization in any industry that employs new ideas or approaches to doing business.
Blackbaud & Entrepreneurs Foundation Non-Profit Award
Section 501(c)(3) public charity or private foundation that is tirelessly focused on serving the community and the partnerships they have built with for-profit organizations
Austin Aztex Soccer Most Uniquely Austin Award
A company that embraces the unique Austin culture and exemplifies what it means to live and do business in Austin
KPMG Executive Leadership Award
The Executive Leadership Award recognizes presidents, principals or chief executive officers for devoting time and energy to strengthen and transform the organization that they lead. This includes specific situations or initiatives where the recipient's insight, discernment and ability to lead and inspire have guided their organization to a new level of growth, achievement and recognition. Nominees for this award must demonstrate the ability to:
- Actively support advancement,
- Create a vision and inspire others,
- Establish a positive image for his or her business while leading it to higher levels of success,
- Encourage innovation and risk-taking among employees, and
- Give back to the community