2018 Pioneer Awards Nominations Form

The annual Northern Nevada Development Authority (NNDA) Pioneer Awards & Gala recognizes individuals and business professionals  whose outstanding contributions to economic development have helped  the Sierra Region of Nevada grow. Showcasing the many success stories in the area, the Pioneer Awards highlight the strength and innovation of the Sierra Region economic ecosystem. Learn more about the Pioneer Awards at www.pioneerawards.com

NNDA is the regional development authority for the Sierra Region of Northern Nevada and a 501 (c)(6) nonprofit. The Sierra Region of Northern Nevada is comprised of: Carson City, Douglas County, Lyon County, and Storey County. Our mission is to influence, facilitate, and support the ongoing growth and prosperity of the economic ecosystem of the region. You can learn more at: www.nnda.org.

We are accepting nominations for: 

-The Battle Born Award salutes leadership and excellence in achieving sustainability which benefits their company and community.

-The Boundary Peak Award honors the Nonprofit who has scaled new heights in providing service(s) to the community.

-The Silver Forge Award showcases the manufacturer who is an innovator and leader in the manufacturing industry. 

-The Kit Carson Entrepreneur of the Year Award applauds the visionary individual or company who trail blazed a new or unique path to meet market and customer needs. 

-The new Sarah Winnemucca Award acknowledges the company who is an active economic development ambassador for the Sierra Region. 

Nominations must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. on August 30, 2018