The NEXTies Return to the Rio on Friday, March 23 at 6:00PM!

Join Us for a Night Celebrating The Area’s Best and Brightest doers!
Tickets available here!


Please nominate the person or organization you feel is best suited for a NEXTie. Nominations close at the end of business on Thursday, February 1. On Friday, February 2, the nomination committee, which consists of past NEXTies honorees and other engaged Santa Cruz County residents, will meet to select the 2018 honorees based on nominations received. The 2018 NEXTies honorees will be announced on Wednesday, February 7 on Facebook Live at 1:00 and given out at the NEXTies on March 23th. 

🔥Must make a nomination in two or more categories.



Entrepreneur of the year

Musician of the year

Band of the year

Artist of the year

Writer of the year

Give Back person of the year

Foodie of the year

New Business of the year

Athlete of the year

Under 18 person of the year

Non-Profit of the year

Mentor of the year

Innovative Business of the Year

Innovator of the year

TECHie of the year

Green Business of the year


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