The Orchid Awards have been presented to Knoxville and Knox County's most beautiful commercial properties since 1979.
Nominations are submitted by the public and a nominating committee. Nominations are being accepted for Architecture/Structure: New Architecture, Historic Preservation, Redesign/Reuse; as well as in Outdoor Environment: Landscape/Site Design, Site Enhancement and Outdoor Communication/Signage. Click here to make a nomination.. A property can win only once except in cases of major renovations (see list of past winners). Private residences are NOT considered for this award. A panel of independent judges selects the winners. Past judge panels have included architects, commercial builders, realtors, landscape architects, historic preservationists, community leaders and owners of properties that have won in the past. Winners are announced at the annual Orchid Awards Dinner. Purchase tickets or sponsor a table here.
Deadline to sponsor a table: November 5, 2014
Deadline to reserve a seat or table: November 25, 2014
Individual seats $60 per person
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Awards Banquet: December 2, 2014 at the Foundry