CCIA names 11 finalists for sixth annual Colorado Cleantech Awards Celebration Nov. 2
Wednesday October 21, 2015
GOLDEN -- The Colorado Cleantech Industries Association (CCIA) has named the 11 finalists for its sixth annual Colorado Cleantech Awards Celebration set for Nov. 2.
The awards honor leadership in advancing cleantech job creation, corporate growth, individual effort and innovation, CCIA said.
The company finalists were selected on their ability to impact the marketplace with innovative clean technologies and recognizes a company’s successful fundraising efforts, ability to scale technology and statewide job creation impact.
Individuals were chosen for their commitment to expanding Colorado’s cleantech ecosystem and their devotion to the growth of their respective organizations, CCIA said.
"The 2015 finalists highlight another outstanding group of Colorado’s cleantech leaders,” said Christine Shapard, CCIA’s executive director. “The drive and dedication these finalists have in building the state’s cleantech footprint is remarkable.”
The category finalists are:
High Impact Cleantech Company
Breakout Cleantech Company
Waste to Energy Partners
Emerging Cleantech Company
Cleantech Entrepreneur of the Year
Andrew Coors, Steelhead Composites
Bart Van Zeghbroeck, BASIC 3C
Brandon Williams, Iron Edison
The finalists were chosen by a group of industry peers including entrepreneurial leaders, cleantech CEOs and former award recipients, CCIA said.
The Colorado Cleantech Awards Celebration will be held Nov. 2 from 5-8 p.m. at the History Colorado Center in Denver with Nancy Pfund, DBL Partners managing partner, providing the keynote address.
For more information, visit http://coloradocleantech.com/cleantech-awards.