The ELITE Awards 2020 - Elevating the Landscape Industry through Excellence

The ELITE AwardsThe ELITE Awards were presented on March 12, 2020, at Stonebrook Manor in Thornton, Colorado. The ELITE Awards recognize professionalism and innovation, as well as business practices and original projects. The cornerstone of the program is what ALCC has always recognized: professionalism, executing work to the highest possible standards and doing so with integrity. These commitments are the bedrock of ALCC's core values. In addition, this program also recognizes a company's commitment to sound business practices, the ability to innovate, to have a culture wherein employees can excel, to practice environmental stewardship, to treat customers well and to give back to the community.
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  The ELITE Award for Maintenance

Winning company: 
Lifescape Colorado

Project: Richthofen Castle


  The ELITE Award for Community Stewardship

Winning company: Phase One Landscapes
Project: Mullen High School Memorial Garden
  The ELITE Award for Innovation 

Winning company: 
Scythe Robotics
Project: Tom Watson Park



The ELITE Award for Use of Color - Judge's Choice

Winning company: 
Rocky Mountain Custom Landscapes, Inc.
Project: Tree Tops

The ELITE Award for Use of Color – People’s Choice 

Winning company: Environmental Designs, Inc

Project: Hilltop Club at Inspiration


  The ELITE Award for Sustainability

Winning company: Western States Reclamation

Project: Chatfield Storage Reallocation

  The ELITE Award for Landscape Construction

Winning company: Singing Hills Landscape

Project: Columbine Street

  The ELITE Award for Design/Build - Project Budget Under $150,000

Winning company: 
Native Edge Landscapes

Project: Foothills Terrace Farm

  The ELITE Award for Design/Build - Project Budget Greater Than $150,000

Winning company: 
Lifescape Colorado

Project: Richthofen Castle

The ELITE Award for MVP

Winner: Nicolas Caballero
Company: Colorado Stoneworks Landscaping

Winner: Anthony Velazquez
Company: Phase One Landscapes
The ELITE Award for Customer Service

Winning company: BrightView Landscape Services

Thank you to our sponsors!

Presenting sponsor: Colorado Materials, Inc.

Cocktail reception sponsor: Siloam Stone

Event sponsor: Alameda Wholesale Nursery

Media sponsor: 
Colorado Homes & Lifestyles

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