DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Colorado BioScience Association (CBSA) has selected the finalists for the 2013 “Company of the Year” and “Rising Star” Awards, which they will present during the Annual Awards Dinner held on Thursday, November 7, at the Marriot City Center, 1701 California Street, Denver, CO. The announcement is made by April Giles, CBSA President & CEO, who says the finalists selected are companies that have made successful achievements over the past year, showing the promise and breadth of the industry in the state. The winner of each award will be announced during the November 7th event.
The 2013 Awards Dinner is particularly special this year as it is the 10 Year Anniversary of the CBSA, where attendees will be able to reminisce over the history of the industry and see the promise of what the future holds.
“The Colorado BioScience Association is excited to celebrate our 10 Year Anniversary during this year’s Annual Awards Dinner - and the many achievement’s the community has made in 2013 The event provides a forum to honor and recognize noteworthy milestones, with ‘Company of the Year’ and the ‘Rising Star’ awards highlighting major accomplishments for bioscience companies in Colorado,” Giles explains. “We had many nominations for both categories we are excited to present the award to the winner during the Awards Dinner.”
Company of the Year Finalists:
This award is designated for an established company that has announced a significant advancement within the year.
|Clovis Oncology, Inc.||Boulder|
Rising Star of the Year Finalists:
This award is designated for an emerging company that has announced an achievement within the year.
|Surefire Medical Inc.||Westminster|
Additional awards announced at the dinner include:
• Business Partner of the Year Award
• Educator of the Year Award
• Volunteer of the Year Award
• Pioneering Award
• Founders Award
• Visionary Award
• Institute Leadership Award
About CBSA Annual Awards Celebration
The evening will be a celebration of the 10 Year Anniversary of the Colorado BioScience Association, which will begin with a cocktail reception and dinner for ticket purchasers and sponsors. Emceed by Steffan Tubbs, Morning Co-Host on 850 KOA News Radio, the celebration also includes Timothy Schultz, President and Executive Director of the Boettcher Foundation presenting the 2012 Class of Boettcher Investigators in the Webb‐Waring Biomedical Research Program. The Awards Dinner program will include video vignettes composed by Robin Bond Media of the past CBSA Presidents and a few of the industry champions, along with a keynote address by three of Colorado’s bioscience leaders: Dr. Chris Christoffersen, Morgenthaler Ventures/Lightstone Ventures; Dr. Larry Gold, SomaLogic; and, David Perez, Terumo BCT. Tickets and Tables are on sale now: Individual Tickets: $150 each; Reserved Table for Eight: $1,250 (member)/$1,500 (non-member). Register at http://www.cobioscience.com/events-calendar/awards-dinner-2013.
About Colorado BioScience Association
The CBSA is a not-for-profit organization providing services and support for Colorado's bioscience industry. With more than 350 members, CBSA actively works to promote the growth of the industry by advocating for a better business environment, growing the state's biotech workforce, fighting for policies that support a strong bioscience industry in the state, and speaking with a single voice on behalf of the industry. For more information, visit http://www.cobioscience.com.
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