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Navigator Awards

September 8, 2021 

Join the Steamboat Springs Chamber and the Steamboat Pilot & Today as they present the Annual Navigator Awards.

The Navigator Awards honor the accomplishments and contributions of outstanding Chamber members. The awards are an opportunity to review the best business practices of successful entrepreneurs and set a benchmark of excellence for the years to come.


  • Nominations will open on July 5 and close July 30.
  • Any Chamber member in good standing is eligible for the Business of the Year Award.
  • Owners or general managers employed by Chamber members are eligible for the Business Person of the Year Award.
  • Any Young Professional in the Steamboat Community or surrounding areas is eligible

Navigator Awards Criteria

  • Is actively involved in community projects that enrich the Steamboat Springs economy and community.
  • Fosters a work atmosphere that encourages and supports employee development.
  • Possesses a progressive management philosophy.
  • Exhibits leadership among Steamboat businesses.
  • Demonstrates positive support of the business community.
  • Goes above and beyond the call of duty.

Past Navigator Award Winners

See below for the past five years of Navigator Award Winners:

Business of the Year

2020: Snow Bowl Steamboat
2019: Mountain Tap Brewery
2018: Freshies Restaurant
2017: Steamboat Springs Art Council
2016: The Chief Theater

Business Person of the Year

2020: Soniya Fidler
2019: Kerry Shea
2018: Mark Walker
2017: Adonna Allen
2016: Scott Marr

Young Professional of the Year

2020: Irene Avitia
2019: Cole Hewitt
2018: Jason Peasley
2017: Tara Weaver
2016: Nick Sharp

Service Excellence Person of the Year

2019: Michael Guerrero
2018: Kelly & Jason Landers
2017: Barbara Robinson

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