Business Press chooses 10 winners

The Las Vegas Business Press has selected 10 winners in its eighth annual Green Awards program:

  • Tom Axtell, general manager of Vegas PBS, has been named the Sustainability Executive of the Year.
  • MGM Resorts International won in the hotel/casino category.
  • The Venetian will be honored for renovation in the large space category.
  • Green Alliance won in the marketing and advertising campaign category.
  • Green Chips was selected in the nonprofit category.
  • Regional Transportation Commission won in the public agency category.
  • Southern Nevada Strong won in the innovation category.
  • Kiesub Electronics was named tops in the small business category.
  • CDW will be honored in the recycling category.
  • A 10th award – Best in Show – will be announced at the awards event July 24.

No awards will be presented in the new construction, smaller renovation, energy and water categories.

Jennifer Turchin of Coda Group, a previous winner of a Green Award, served as the judge for this year’s program.

Stories about each of the winners will appear in a special section of the Business Press on July 27.

The individuals and organizations will be honored at a breakfast event, 7:30-9 a.m., on July 24 at Springs Preserve. Tickets are $35 each.

To buy tickets online, visit For more information, contact Melissa McCabe,

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