Innovation Award Entry Form guidelines

Entry deadline - February 16, 2021
Entries submitted in this category should offer a creative solution to a problem. It could relate to retaining existing customers while attracting new ones, improving products and services, or raising your public image. This could be done within design or horticulture, a practical application of new technology or known technology in new and experimental ways, or a modification that made company operations more efficient.
 
All current ALCC member companies are eligible to enter into this category. Must be a current member with a membership expiration date of June 30, 2021 or later.
 
Entry guidelines and procedures
  • Select a solution to a problem, issue or challenge you believe merits the award for this category. Show an example of a problem you solved using an innovative approach.
  • If submitting an entry for new software, you must be the company that developed and wrote the software. Please provide documentation that the product is your creation.
  • If submitting an entry based on new or known technology or products, you must credit who originally created the product. You must also state how long the technology or product has been in the industry.
  • Complete the entry form on the following pages. You will be able to return to the form if you are not able to complete your entry in one sitting. Please note, you will need to use the same device in order to access your saved entry form.
  • The majority of the work done on the project (50% or more) must be completed by the company submitting this entry form. If two companies are submitting an entry jointly, they must both be ALCC members.
  • You will be asked to submit no more than 5 color photos and a video that demonstrates the solution. Your entry is not considered complete until your photos are submitted.
  • Each entry must include a signature of release. Photos and video become the property of ALCC. ALCC reserves the right to utilize all submitted photos for the awards program and/or other promotional and publicity purposes. ALCC accepts no responsibility for copyrights or photogenic fees.
  • Please note, if your project is selected as a finalist in this category, you will be asked to provide photo credits.
  • Your entry is not complete until you submit the entry fee of $150. Pay entry fee now (link will open in new window).
Judging criteria
Your entry will be judged on the following:
  • Is this innovative?
  • Does this respond to a challenge or need?
  • Demonstrates effective use of resources to achieve strategic objectives/goals.
  • Achieves measurable improvements in business practices or customer needs.
Please call ALCC with questions at 303 757-5611.

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* 1. Company information

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* 2. How many years has your company been in business?

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* 3. Please give a brief outline (no more than 250 words) of the growth and development of your company since it was established.

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* 4. Do you have certified people on staff?

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* 5. If yes, how many and what designations do they hold?

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