Nomination Process

  • The Spirited Awards have a long standing tradition of honoring beverage professionals and industry leaders, who in turn become regarded as influential role models among their peers. As such, all voters are urged to consider the character and conduct of all nominees and their affiliated organizations. If you have concerns about a candidate’s behavior or the culture at their bars or establishments, please do include them in the nomination process.
  • In order to be considered for any one category you only need one nomination per category.
  • The Spirited Awards® are not based on popular vote.
  • All nominations will be evaluated by their respective judging committees.
  • Nominations for the 2019 Spirited Awards® open on Monday, April 22nd, 2019 and close on Monday, May 13th, 2019 at 11:59 PM CST.
  • Anyone is able to submit a Spirited Awards nomination through our online awards judging software program.