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DREAMR, is currently accepting nominations of those individuals and organizations who dare to dream and share their dreams with others for the betterment of Downtown Phoenix. Nominees should possess the vision and energy that best exemplifies the spirit of renewal in Downtown Phoenix. Recent winners of DREAMR awards include ASU President Michael Crow, Mayor Phil Gordon, former Suns star and restaurateur Dan Majerle, Lincoln Family YMCA, Arizona Science Center, Jerry Colangelo, and Silver Spoon Cafe owners Gary and Denise Bismore.  This year’s winners will be honored at the annual DREAMR luncheon, Monday Feb 1, 2010 at the Phoenix Convention Center.
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The Downtown Revitalization Effort Awards of Merit and Recognition, or
is accepting nominations in five categories:
Private Sector Individual
Public/Non-Profit Sector Individual
Unsung Hero
Deadline for nominations is Dec. 18. For more information on DREAMR, as well as a nomination form visit our Web site.
The Downtown Phoenix Partnership is also accepting people’s choice nominations for our 2009 Best of Downtown Phoenix Awards. Best of Downtown Phoenix winners will also be honored at the DREAMR luncheon Feb. 1. Nominated businesses must be located within the boundaries of the Downtown Phoenix Partnership, which are Fillmore to Jackson Street, and 7th Street to 3rd Avenue. We are seeking nominations in the following categories (please nominate only one business per category):
Best Downtown Phoenix Lunch Spot
Best Downtown Phoenix Breakfast Spot
Best Downtown Phoenix Happy Hour
Best Downtown Phoenix Nightlife Spot
Best Downtown Phoenix Place to Relax
Best Downtown Phoenix Cultural Attraction
Best Downtown Phoenix Retail Store
Best Downtown Phoenix Athlete
Best Downtown Center for Personal Care or Fitness (e.g. salon, barber shop, massage, etc.)
Deadline for nominations is Dec. 18. For more information on DREAMR and the Best of Downtown Phoenix Awards, visit or call 602-254-8696.