Welcome to the 2018 Business and Achievement Awards

Welcome to the 2018 Idaho State Business Journal’s Business & Achievement Awards. Our oldest and most well-known event here at the Idaho State Journal. Along with Premier Technology and Valley Office Systems RICOH we are proud to bring you this event. For the last 19 years we have been hosting the Business & Achievement Awards. This event has gone through many changes, one thing that has stayed consistent is the high quality of people we honor year after year. Recognizing the awesome people who live in our community is an important mission of ours and this event is our way of giving the many outstanding citizens in Southeast Idaho a well-deserved and much needed pat on the back.

Join us October 26th at the Stephens Performing Arts Center for our Great Gatsby themed event beginning at 6pm with social hour. Tickets are $30 and are on sale now. Click here to buy tickets.

Walk down the red carpet, enjoy dinner while DJ Adrian spins music! Social hour and dinner will begin at 6 p.m. followed by the awards ceremony at 7 p.m.

Don’t forget to get your glass of champagne swirled through our Business Awards ice sculpture and snap a picture in front of the selfie wall. Social hour will be followed by our awards ceremony. Where we will award the achievements of many local business professionals. The awards ceremony will be followed by Casino Night. Poker chips will be given to all attendees and the gambling will begin. The person with the most chips at the end of the night will receive a Grand Prize. It will be a night of great entertainment and fun, don’t miss out!

Thank you to all who nominated! There are 17 categories:

  • Elementary Education
  • Middle School Education
  • High School Education
  • University Education 
  • Firefighter/EMT
  • Government
  • Law Enforcement
  • Military
  • Nonprofit
  • Retail
  • Nurses/Caregivers
  • Volunteer
  • Financial Services
  • Legal Services
  • Hospitality Services
  • Technology
  • Hall of Fame