Nominations Are in For Vest Pocket’s Annual Awards!

Each year, the Vest Pocket Business Coalition honors two people in our community that have been exemplary advocates for local, independent business. The nomination phase has now ended and soon we’ll announce this year’s winners.

The Independent Business Advocate Award honors a community or educational leader who has worked diligently to promote and strengthen the position of local, independent business in Utah. Previous award recipients include Kim Angeli, former director of the Downtown Farmers’ Market (2016) and Jessica Thesing, Salt Lake City (2015)

The Richard M. Wirick Lifetime Achievement Award honors a local entrepreneur or business leader who has contributed to our economy and our community through their efforts of focusing on local independent business issues and supporting the vitality of the local business community. Previous recipients include Scott Anderson, President and CEO of Zions Bank Corporation (2016) and Lucy Cardenas, Bill Corker and the Cardenas Family Heritage, owners Red Iguana (2015).

The 2017 Vest Pocket Awards Ceremony will in May. Details coming soon!