Nominate your favorite businesses: Reader Rankings 2018

Nominations are open for our 2018 Reader Rankings program!

Do you know a business that you think deserves to be recognized for its industry excellence and contributions in Central Pennsylvania?

Through the newly extended deadline of April 18, you can nominate one or more businesses for our annual Reader Rankings program.

All qualifying businesses that are nominated — and are based or operating within Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Lancaster, Lebanon, Perry and/or York counties — will be able to compete.

Nominations will only be accepted through this Google Form. Please enter a valid email address and proceed through to the categories in which you would like to nominate one or several businesses.

There is no limit to the number of businesses you can nominate. You may nominate one business in a single category or various businesses in every category. But make sure you submit nominations no later than the newly extended deadline on April 18. Don’t miss your chance to nominate your favorite local businesses for their chance to be recognized in the Business Journal’s 2018 Reader Rankings.

On April 23, readers will be able to vote for the nominated businesses to be ranked among the region’s best. Those results will be published in a supplement to the June 29 edition of the Central Penn Business Journal.

If you know about a business deserving of that distinction, make your nomination now in the following categories:

Construction and design

Subcategories include: architectural firm, engineering firm, general contractor, specialty contractor, electrical contractor, homebuilder, landscape architecture firm, interior design firm, construction equipment rental company and restoration services company


Subcategories include: four-year college/university, MBA program, career/trade school and private school (K-12)

Finance/investments and insurance

Subcategories include: bank for business use, bank for personal use, credit union, independent insurance agency, mortgage company, wealth management firm, health insurance company and dental insurance company PLUS newly added subcategories: auto insurance company, home insurance company, small-business insurance company, and property and casualty insurance company

Professional services

Subcategories include: business law firm, family law firm, personal injury law firm, accounting firm, employment/staffing agency, PR/advertising agency, consulting firm and executive coach

General business

Subcategories include: chamber of commerce, regional airport, limo/private transportation service, office furniture/supply company, office equipment company, audio/visual company, landscape company, moving company and custodial service company

Health care

Subcategories include: hospital, diagnostic imaging center, health and fitness center, ophthalmic practice (eye), outpatient surgery center, urgent care center, retirement community and cosmetic/plastic surgeon

Information technology

Subcategories include: IT and tech support services company, telecommunications company, web development company, data management and protection company and internet service provider

Real estate

Subcategories include: commercial property management company, residential property management company, commercial real estate company, residential real estate company, title company, 55 community and appraiser

Hospitality and tourism

Subcategories include: tourist attraction, hotel, event and meeting facility, event equipment rental company, event planning company and independent caterer


Subcategories include: sports experience for client entertainment, restaurant for a business lunch, happy hour for business, luxury car dealership, fleet dealership, private or public golf course, day spa and product made in Pennsylvania

Update on April 10, 2018: Deadlines extended, new subcategories added to the finance/investments and insurance category.

CPBJ Staff
Contact the Editorial Department at editorial@cpbj.com

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