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Event Summary


2019 Readers' Choice Awards

"A Night Under the Stars!" 

Join us at the largest Business-to-Business event in Tucson!

The Tucson area will be voting! Thousands of Arizona Daily Star and readers will cast their votes in over 300 total categories ranging from food and entertainment, service providers to health care industry. More than 24,000 businesses were nominated last year!

On August 29th, Tucson’s most powerful media company will produce an awards ceremony where the winners will be revealed in each category. This fun, fast-paced event offers a great opportunity to reward your staff for their outstanding work, walk the red carpet and showcase your rewards, while having a little mid-week fun with our After Party dancing. The community is welcome to join in the fun to see if your favorite businesses are 2019 winners! 


In 2018, the Awards Ceremony moved to the JW Marriott Starr Pass with a 1,100 attendees with a sold-out 80’s themed reception and after-party.Once again in 2019 more than 1,000 business professionals will assemble at the JW Marriott Starr Pass on Thursday, August 29 to network with other business professionals, celebrate their successes with their staff and enjoy the ambiance of  “A Night Under the Stars.”


Follow the link to check out the fun at the 2018 Readers' Choice Awards Ceremony:



JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa
3800 W Starr Pass Blvd
Tucson, AZ, 85745

Event Details


Please join us for a cocktail reception, awards ceremony and an evening of dancing and celebration.

Thursday, August 29, 2018

JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa

JW Marriott Free Tequila Toast Available on the Salud Terrace: 5:30pm

Check-in/Networking Begins: 5pm

Cocktail Reception (Hosted/Cash Bar): 6pm – 8pm

Awards Ceremony: 7:00pm – 8:00pm 

After Party Dancing (Hosted/Cash Bar): 8:00pm – 10pm - Featuring Fantastic Five Entertainment 


Tickets $50 if purchased by 8/10; $60 8/11 - 8/23; $70 at the door.

Ticket includes heavy hors d'oeuvres, dessert bar and one drink ticket.

Attire - Business casual to dressy attire

Discounted rooms are available for $116++/night. If interested please click on the link below for reservations by July 29th.


Use our Smart Ride Partner Lyft using the following discount codes:

READERSCHOICE - $5 off your first 4 rides (New Lyft users only)

READERSCHOICE19 - 20% off 2 rides to/from Starr Pass on August 29 (For existing Lyft users)



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