Mercatus is proud to announce the Momentous Awards presented at Mercatus Momentous April 25, 2019 at District East from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm. The awards are meant to acknowledge and celebrate Mercatus community businesses. To be eligible to win you must be a Mercatus business and doing business in Portland. 

VOTING IS CLOSED. We hope to see you at Momentous on April 25 for the award ceremony! 


Elevating Community Award

This award is to recognize the work that businesses do to support each other and uplift their community. Vote for a Mercatus business that goes above and beyond to serve their community.

Making Moves Biz Award

This is award to celebrate the big moves POC businesses are making! A growing business, entering new markets, adding products, or just doing awesome things generally. 

Frequently Asked Questions

How is the winner selected?

To be eligible to win the business must be a Mercatus Member (members are listed on the Mercatus Directory) We will select one winner for each category. First the business must be nominated by a Mercatus Member or Mercatus community partner. The top three nominees will move forward to the voting contest. The business with the most votes will be selected as winner.

What does the winner get?

The winners get a handcrafted award designed by Chrissy Wood of Hearty Hippo, to be presented at Mercatus Momentous. As well as some Mercatus love on social media and newsletters; a feature in the annual print Mercatus Magazine, and more to be announced!

We are currently looking for award sponsors. If you are interested in sponsoring an award for the winners please contact Amanda at parka@prosperportland.us