Nominations open for the 2012 BBB of Southern Arizona Torch Awards

January 11, 2012
Better Business Bureau of Southern Arizona is pleased to announce that nominations for its 2012 Torch Awards will be accepted Jan. 4 through Feb. 10, 2012.

The 2012 BBB Torch Awards Luncheon will recognize three outstanding southern Arizona businesses on April 26, 2012 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort in Tucson.

In addition to recognizing a business in Southern Arizona for its exemplary integrity through the coveted Ethics Award, BBB will be honoring businesses in two other award categories for the second consecutive year: the Customer Excellence Award and the Good Neighbor Award.

Companies may be nominated for more than one award category and self-nominations are welcome for all awards:

  • Ethics Award: Honors a business for its trustworthy and honorable business practices in four primary categories. The nominated business maintains a solid commitment to ethical business practices. This award is open to any for-profit company in southern Arizona that is in good standing with BBB.  
  • Good Neighbor Award: Recognizes a company that has shown a commitment to making southern Arizona a better place through community service. The nominated business and employees play a significant role in support of local charities. This award is open to any for-profit business in Southern Arizona that is in good standing with BBB.  
  • Customer Excellence Award: The nominated business has an outstanding customer service program and a history of exceeding customers’ expectations. This award is open only to BBB Accredited Businesses in southern Arizona.

Businesses of all sizes in Pima, Cochise, Graham, Greenlee and Santa Cruz Counties are encouraged to apply. This year’s award winners aren’t eligible for nomination until 2014. For more information please visit or call 520-888-6161.