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The 2020 NEXTies Awards

June 19, 2020
6:00 to 8:30
Hotel Paradox
611 Ocean St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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Join us for a night celebrating the area’s best and brightest doers!

Pull out the pearls and cufflinks and join us for an evening in honor of those in Santa Cruz County who inspire the community. This year’s annual award show, now in its 11th year, is sure to be the best one yet! See you on the red carpet!

 

Honorees include:
Entrepreneur of the year: Jamileh Cannon & Tim Gordin from
Workbench
Musician of the Year: Lindsay Wall
Band of the Year: The Carolyn Sills Combo
Artist of the Year (in memory of Doug Ross): Taylor Reinhold
Writer of the Year: Jacob Pierce
Give-back Person of the Year: Gina Orlando
Foodie of the Year: Akindele Bankole
New Business of the Year: Fruition Brewery
Athlete of the Year: Layla Ruiz
Youth of the Year: Tamarah Minami
Non-Profit of the Year: Santa Cruz Playground Project
Mentor of the Year: Alexandra Navarro
TECH Business of the Year: Joby Aviation
Green Business of the Year: Ethos
Innovative Business of the Year: Terroir in a Jar
Wildcard: GO Santa Cruz
Life Time Achievement Award: Cathy Calfo

Early Bird Tickets: just $20! There are only 60 tickets priced this low, so get them while you can.
VIP Tickets: $40 (includes reserved seating with NEXTies honorees in first two row and access to the premier Paradox Pool After-Party!)
General Admission: $25
Day-of Tickets: $30

Musical guests: TBA

Thank you to our Sponsors:

Yoso Wellness Spa, Hotel Paradox, Studio Holladay, Wribbn, Off The Lip Radio Show, Santa Cruz Engraving, Housing Matters and the Community Foundation Santa Cruz County.

Interested in sponsorship opportunities? Check out the options here

Presenters: TBA

 

 

Featured

Jamileh Cannon & Tim Gordin

Entrepreneurs of the Year

Lindsay Wall

Musician of the Year

Taylor Reinhold

Artist of the Year

Akindele Bankole

Foodie of the Year

Jacob Pierce

Writer of the Year

The Carolyn Sills Combo

Band of the Year

Alexandra Navarro

Mentor of the Year

Fruition Brewing

New Business of the Year

Layla Ruiz

Athlete of the Year

Santa Cruz Playground Project

Non-Profit of the Year

Gina Orlando

Give Back Person of the Year

Terroir in a Jar

Innovative Business of the Year

Ethos (Formerly The Zero Shop)

Green Business of the Year

Joby Aviation

Tech Business of the Year

GO Santa Cruz

Wildcard of the Year

Cathy Calfo

Life Time Achievement Award

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