CBCA announced the winners of the 2017 Business for the Arts Awards at the 30th annual statewide luncheon on March 15. This signature event honored companies and individuals for their exemplary partnerships and engagement with the arts to a sold-out crowd of 700 arts, business and civic leaders at the Seawell Grand Ballroom.
Guests were greeted with welcome entertainment: Vikings from Denver Museum of Nature & Science’s (DMNS) exhibit, Vikings: Beyond the Legend; Polar Bears from the Scientific & Cultural Facilities District (SCFD); and student musicians from El Mariachi Juvenil de Bryant Webster. Live performances from Denver Center for the Performing Arts and the Broadway touring production of An American in Paris, Buntport Theater Company, Denver Young Artists Orchestra and Mudra Dance Studio provided lively and unique entertainment during the event.
2017 Business for the Arts Awards Winners and Finalists
EY Next Wave Leadership Award
- Kayvan S. T. Khalatbari – Finalist
- Jackson Stevens – Winner
- Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce – Finalist
- New Belgium Brewing – Finalist
- Sage Hospitality – Winner
John Madden, Jr. Leadership Award
- Merry Logan – Finalist
- Tim Schultz – Winner
- Doug Tueller – Finalist
- Denver Toyota Dealers Association – Finalist
- Elevations Credit Union – Finalist
- Noble Energy – Winner
Vice President & Market Officer, Prologis
Services to New Immigrants, Program Administrator, Denver Public Library
Attorney, Moye White
Director of Special Projects, PRV Family Office
Thank you to those who attended the 2017 Business for the Arts Awards Luncheon on March 15. We welcome your insights on this event and recommendations for the future.