2019 Colorado Manufacturing Awards

April 05, 2019

To be awarded:

Aerospace/Electronics Manufacturer of the Year (Click for criteria and to nominate)

Bioscience/Medical Manufacturer of the Year

Outstanding Outdoor Industry Brand

Outstand Craft Brewer

Outstanding Craft Distiller

Outstanding Food Brand/Co-Packer

Industrial & Equipment Manufacturer of the Year

Contract Manufacturer of the Year

Builder/Construction Co. of the Year

Outstanding Cannabis Manufacturer

Outstanding Consumer/Lifestyle Brand

Energy Manufacturer of the Year


Video presentations: New Mexico and Wyoming Manufacturers of the Year

Manufacturing Advocate of the Year

The Program:

● The CMAs are presented by CompanyWeek, digital media reporting on the regional manufacturing economy; and Manufacturers Edge, Colorado’s NIST MEP.

● The CMAs work closely with Colorado trade and industry groups to publicize the opportunity, reach out to industry companies, develop criteria and encourage companies to nominate. Criteria vary across industries to reflect operating conditions, company differences, and market attributes.

Participating industry associations and sector partnerships:

Colorado Craft Brewing Guild

Colorado Distilling Guild

Colorado Proud

Colorado Bioscience Association

Colorado Cleantech Industry Association

Rocky Mountain Tooling & Machining Association

Colorado Space Business Roundtable

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● Manufacturers are encouraged to self-nominate. Companies can be also be nominated by peers, industry colleagues or other parties, but all nominations must include information related to the criteria list above. Companies can nominate here.

● Nominations close Friday, February 8, 2019. Three finalists from each category will be selected by Feb. 15. Finalists will participate in CMA activities throughout Feb. and March (see key dates and activities below), culminating in the April 4 CMA gala reception, where winners in each category will be announced. An panel of industry experts will select finalists and a winner.

● Industry program sponsorships are available.