Beaverton 4 Business Awards
The Beaverton4Business Awards were launched in 2009 by Mayor Doyle and the Beaverton Area Chamber of Commerce as a way to recognize significant achievements by business with operations in Beaverton. Specifically, the awards recognize new and existing businesses that have major operations in Beaverton and have seen strong revenue growth, have created significant investment and employment in the city, or have brought other meaningful business and innovative investment to the city. Sponsored by the Economic Development Division of the City of Beaverton and the Beaverton Chamber of Commerce, the awards are a small way to show appreciation for the numerous businesses that continue to make Beaverton a world-class city in innovation, manufacturing, and high-performance industries.
The B4B Awards are given to four (4) businesses quarterly, grouped by theme.
Spring: Sustainability (environmental solution, cost/waste reduction, achievement, award, etc.)
Summer: Innovation (new product launch, breakthrough, award, etc. *not limited to just technology)
Fall: Entrepreneurial (successful growth, new company, small/emerging/ minority/women-owned business achievement)
Winter: Economic Development Non-Profit (community achievement, involvement, etc. *must be 501(c)(3), 501(c)(4), or 501(c)(6) entity)
Beaverton4Business Award Nomination Form
If you would like to nominate a business call (503) 526-2456. Nominations will be accepted for all award types at any time, with the award given in the corresponding quarter.
Congratulations to the most recent B4B winners!
The most recent Beaverton4Business awards were presented at the September 15, 2015 Beaverton City Council meeting. This quarter’s awards focused on innovation. Beaverton businesses ADAPT Training/ADAPT Advanced, Polaris Battery Labs, and UpRight Footwear, Inc. were selected.
ADAPT Training/ADAPT Advanced
ADAPT Training/ADAPT Advanced offers physical therapy and innovative approaches to injuries and conditions that traditional therapies have discontinued serving. ADAPT works one-on-one with their clients to create customized programming to help achieve their goals. Whether their client wants to walk again, become more independent, move more fluidly through their environment, or become a Paralympic athlete—ADAPT helps them achieve their goals and not let their diagnosis determine when to stop trying. For more information, please visit www.adapttraining.com or call 503-646-8482.
Polaris Battery Labs
Polaris Battery Labs is an advanced battery prototyping business that provides the chemists and the environment for collaboration with companies developing new, better, longer-life batteries. Their lab facility has connections to manufacturers around the world targeted at shortening the idea to completion cycle. Polaris was founded in 2012 and moved to Beaverton in 2013. For more information, visit www.polarisbatterylabs.com or call 971-246-5066.
UpRight Footwear, Inc.
UpRight Footwear, Inc. has identified the need to create an innovative product to address anatomic leg length inequality. UpRight Footwear has created a product that seamlessly blends the heel lift to create a summer, hot weather or waterproof and stylish shoe. With a background in chiropractic work, Dr. Huma Pierce will be testing 10 shoes to prove their effectiveness. Investors from the footwear, orthopedic, podiatry, and/or chiropractic field are encouraged to join her and create the next innovative footwear product. For more information, please visit www.uprightfootwear.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Past Recipient Awards
(as of October 2015)
|A & P Appliance||Heitzman Body and Paint|
|Absorbent Technologies (Zeba)||Highland Chevron Food Market|
|Act-On Software||ID Experts, Inc.|
|Agilyx||Koeber's Furniture, Carpet & Window Coverings|
|Air Delights||Lanphere Enterprises|
|Allied Power Products||Little Busy Bodies (Boogie Wipes)|
|Art on Broadway||Logical Position|
|Ava Roasteria||Lumencor, Inc.|
|Avnera Corporation||Mercer Windows|
|Beaverton Bakery||Micro-Power Electronics|
|Beaverton Sub Station||ProKarma, Inc.|
|BlackToe Medical||Prolifiq Software|
|DH Sutherland||Routeware, Inc.|
|Digimarc Corporation||Sage Real Estate and Construction|
|EasyStreet Online Services||Shwood|
|Far West Fibers, Inc.||Vernier Software & Technology|
|Faithful & Gould||Voxtel, Inc.|