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The 2018 NEXTies

Friday, March 23, 2018, 6:00 PM

The NEXTies Return to the Rio on Friday, March 23th at 6 PM! Join Us for a Night Celebrating The Area's Best and Brightest Doers! Pull out the pearls & cufflinks and join us for an evening in honor of those in Santa Cruz County who inspire us to reach further and higher and inspire the community. This year’s annual award show, now in its 9th year, puts the spotlight on talent in industries from the arts and tech to fitness and food. See you on the red carpet! Hosted by DNA and Danielle Crook Music guest : Jesse Daniel, Kat Factor, Katie Ekin and Henry ChadwickNew Bohemia Brewing Co and cocktails from Venus Spirits The Food Lounge's once monthly Night Market will come to feed us. Vendors include: Areperia 831, Jesika Cooks, My Moms Mole and more. Honorees categories include: Entrepreneur of the year - Jennalee DehlanMusician of the year - Jesse DanielArtist of the year - Ann HazelsWriter of the year - Santa Cruz Heritage Food ProjectGive Back person of the year - ChipFoodie of the year - Burn Hot SauceNew Business of the year - YaDoggieAthlete of the year - Mike HoltUnder 18 person of the year - Kim GarciaNon-Profit of the year - Gravity WaterMentor of the year - Rachel MitchellInnovative Business of the Year - Steeped CoffeeInnovator of the year - John FeltsTECHie of the year - Jeremy AlmondGreen Business of the year - Upcycled Skate ArtWildcard - Ryan Foley Early bird tickets are just $20. Regular price - $25. The week of - $30 This year Swan Dive Media will be filming the event! We have partnered with ReCRUZ (reusesantacruz.org) to replace the single use plastic cup waste with reusable glassware at this event. BYOM or rent at the event one of the ReCRUZ's mugs for your beer. Thank you to our sponsors: Yoso Wellness Spa, Visit Santa Cruz and Dignity Health Medical NetworkTrade sponsors: Swan Dive Media, Jesse Flippen Photography, Santa Cruz Life, Santa Cruz Signs, Santa Cruz Engraving, Allterra Solar, and nomBat.

Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-2018-nexties-tickets-41511237228?aff=aff0eventful

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Santa Cruz, CA 95062

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