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2018 Copper Cactus Awards

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Name: 2018 Copper Cactus Awards
Date: October 12, 2018
Time: 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM MST
Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
Event Description:

 

The Tucson Metro Chamber Copper Cactus Awards presented by Wells Fargo celebrates the accomplishments and innovation of Southern Arizona's small businesses.

 


Friday, October 12
Casino Del Sol Resort  |  5655 W. Valencia Rd.
5:30 p.m. Cocktail Reception
6:30 p.m. Dinner and Awards Presentation

 

Award Categories:

  • Arizona Complete Health Workforce Development honors businesses for providing workforce training, advancing, promoting people from within; or providing special job-training or exploration opportunities for individuals with special needs
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Best Place to Work honors businesses that encourage and support professional growth, education and development for employees.
  • CopperPoint Small Business Leader of the Year honors exceptional leadership by a manager or owner who is active in the day-to-day activities of his or her company.
  • Cox Business Growth honors small businesses that successfully tackle marketplace challenges.
  • Nextrio Innovation through Technology honors businesses that are technology-led and/or look to IT to solve problems and increase efficiency.
  • Tucson Electric Power Charitable Non-Profit Business honors outstanding charitable non-profits for their exceptional leadership, company culture, business growth and innovation.

Nomination Criteria:

  • Locally owned and operated
  • For-profit businesses
  • More than two years in operation
  • 200 or fewer employees:
    • 3-50 employees
    • 51-200 employees

Charitable Non-Profit Business Award Nomination Criteria:

  • 501 (c)(3) charitable non-profit business operating in Southern Arizona
  • More than two years in operation
  • Total revenue:
    • $50,000 - $500,000
    • $501,000 - $2,000,000
    • $2,000,001 - $5,000,000
    • $5,000,001 - $15,000,000

 

CONGRATULATIONS FINALISTS!

Arizona Complete Health Workforce Development

  • AGM Container Controls
  • JobPath, Inc.
  • Linkages
  • Maxim Healthcare Services
  • OCPS - Old Pueblo Community Services
  • Perfection Industrial Finishing
  • San Miguel High School
  • Southern Arizona Family Services

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Best Place to Work

  • Barker Contracting, Inc.
  • Home Instead Senior Care
  • Leber Orthodontics
  • Miura Contracting, A Division of Eagle EGC, LLC.
  • Northwest Pet Clinic
  • Pima Medical Institute
  • Poly Print, Inc.
  • Rancho Sahuarita Management Company

CopperPoint Small Business Leader of the Year

  • Dr. Robert Wood & Dr. Nocholas Coles, Arizona Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • Jim Beard, Family Air LLC Cooling & Heating
  • Scott Lehman, Premier Auto Center
  • Kimberly Clifton, Tierra Antigua Realty
  • Daniel Stringer, Total Care Connections

 
Cox Business Growth

  • Paxis Institute Corporation
  • Chasse Building Team
  • Mural Consulting Corporation
  • Safeguard
  • Staff Matters, Inc.
  • The Screamery
  • The Lodge at Ventana Canyon Golf & Racquet Club
  • Trusting Connections Nanny Agency


​Nextrio Innovation

  • HDS Companies
  • Hodges Eye Care & Surgical Center
  • OOROO Auto
  • Seeing Machines
  • The Gadsden Company, LLC.
  • Vector-Launch, Inc.
  • World View 

 
Tucson Electric Power Charitable Non-Profit Business

  • Community Home Repair Projects of Arizona (CHPRA)
  • Emerge! Center Against Domestic Abuse
  • Fox Tucson Theatre Foundation
  • Higher Ground
  • Humane Society of Southern Arizona
  • Junior Achievement of Arizona - Southern District
  • Our Family Services
  • Rialto Theatre Foundation
  • Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern Arizona
  • Sister Jose Women's Center
  • Step Up To Justice
  • The Drawing Studio
  • Treasures 4 Teachers of Tucson
  • Tucson Youth Development
  • Women's Foundation of Southern Arizona
  • Wright Flight, Inc.



Questions

Please contact Jason Cook at (520) 792-2250, Ext. 158 or email at jcook@tucsonchamber.org with any questions.

Event Sponsors:
  • Tucson Electric Power Co.
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • CopperPoint Mutual Insurance Company
  • Nextrio
  • Cenpatico Integrated Care / HealthNet of Arizona
  • Wells Fargo Bank
  • Casino Del Sol Resort
  • Univision Communications
  • BizTucson Magazine
  • Intuit
  • Great Western Bank
  • Arizona Daily Star
  • Vector Launch
  • Tierra Antigua Realty
  • Mural Consulting Corporation
  • University of Arizona Business Affairs
  • Miura Contracting
  • Arizona Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • Rancho Sahuarita Management Company
  • Southern Arizona Family Services
  • Hensley Beverage Company
  • Barker Contracting, Inc.
  • Home Instead Senior Care
  • Safeguard
  • Staff Matters
  • Perfection Industrial Finishing
  • Chasse Building Team
  • Family Air, LLC.
  • Total Care Connections
  • Pima Medical Institute
  • Vantage West Credit Union
  • The Gadsden Company
  • Poly Print, Inc.
  • Paxis Institute Inc.
  • Premier Auto Management
  • Rialto Theatre Foundation
  • The Screamery
Location:
Casino Del Sol Resort
5655 W. Valencia Rd.
Date/Time Information:

Friday, October 12
5:30 p.m. Cocktail Reception
6:30 p.m. Dinner and Awards Presentation
 

Contact Information:
Jason Cook (520) 792-2250, ext. 158
Fees/Admission:
$125 per person
Event will be open seating
Only sponsored and full table purchases will be assigned tables.


Available Sponsorships

Elite Table Sponsor - $2,000

  • One complimentary table of ten
  • Twenty complimentary drink tickets
  • Half-page color ad in event program (sponsor provides ad)
  • Name recognition in event program
  • Company name to be included on event board signage
  • Company name to be included on table tent signage
  • Company name to be included in PowerPoint

Small Business Table Sponsor- $1,500

  • Eight complimentary seats
  • Sixteen complimentary drink tickets
  • Quarter-page color ad in event program (sponsor provides ad)
  • Name recognition in event program
  • Company name to be included on event board signage
  • Company name to be included on table tent signage
  • Company name to be included in PowerPoint

 Supporting Sponsor - $850

  • Six complimentary seats
  • Twelve complimentary drink tickets
  • Business card ad in event program (sponsor provides ad)                            
  • Company name on event board signage
  • Company recognition in event program
  • Company name to be included in PowerPoint

 

If interested in purchasing a sponsorship please contact Jason Cook @ jcook@tucsonchamber.org or (520) 792-2250 Ext. 158
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