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Here are the winners from the 2019 Moxie Award in DC

The third annual event celebrated "Boldness in Business" by recognizing companies that have established bold initiatives or made strategic marketing moves.

The 2019 Moxie Award winners. (Courtesy photo)

Nearly 400 business leaders gathered at The Ritz-Carlton in Tysons, Virginia, for the third annual Moxie Award ceremony on Tuesday night.

This year, the event celebrated “Boldness in Business” by recognizing companies that have established bold initiatives or made strategic marketing moves in the last year. This year, 14 companies and organizations in the D.C. area were crowned Moxie Award winners.

“Since beginning the Moxie Award three years ago, we have received hundreds of worthy award entries from the DC area’s most innovative companies each year. 2019 was no exception,” said Moxie Chairwoman Sarah Cody in a statement. “After careful review and evaluation by a panel of third-party judges, this year’s 14 winners stood out among their competition for demonstrating exemplary innovation, growth, industry leadership, community service, and local achievements.”

Moxie reported that there were more than 130 finalists overall, and there are some familiar #dctech names among the winners.

HUNGRY, the Rosslyn, Virginia-based startup connecting independent chefs with office and event catering gigs online, was honored as best business services company. Fulton, Maryland-based startup studio DataTribe took the award for best financial services. Sterling, Virginia-based Gatekeeper Intelligent Security, an intelligent inspection and recognition solutions provider, was recognized as the best tech company.

Here’s the full list of 2019 Moxie Award winners from their respective categories:

  • Business Services: HUNGRY
  • Construction & Real Estate: The Keri Shull Team
  • Consumer Services: Farmers Restaurant Group
  • Emerging Companies: Remedy Plan Therapeutics
  • Financial Services: DataTribe
  • GovCon (less than 50 employees): Ecology Mir Group
  • GovCon (50-200 employees): B3 Group, Inc.
  • GovCon (more than 200 employees): MAG Aerospace
  • Healthcare: Heal
  • Large Enterprise: Guidehouse
  • Nonprofit & Association: Shelter House
  • Professional Services: Blackdragon
  • Software: DiliVer
  • Technology: Gatekeeper Intelligent Security

Perhaps the best part of the night, though: donut wall.


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