CNY Readers Choice

CNY

READERS’
CHOICE

AWARDS

Celebrating the local businesses that make CNY special.

BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES
NOMINATE NOW

Advance Media New York is kicking off the first annual CNY Readers’ Choice Awards. The awards call upon our Central New York community to nominate and vote for their favorite local businesses.

CNY Readers’ Choice Awards offers an opportunity for all of us to highlight our essential local businesses – those personal favorites that make Central New York a great place to live, work and play.

Nominations will be accepted through mid-October with the voting period throughout November. The CNY Readers’ Choice Awards will culminate in a winners announcement event in late December. Click here to view a complete list of Readers’ Choice categories.

The CNY Readers’ Choice Awards is part of AMNY Cares, a program designed to provide assistance and visibility for our local community businesses bravely facing the challenges posed to us all by the coronavirus pandemic. Are you a local business owner interested in participating in CNY Readers’ Choice Awards? Please fill out the information below and an Advance Media New York representative will respond.

Businesses from Cayuga, Cortland, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga, Oswego, Seneca, Tompkins counties are eligible to be nominated for CNY Reader’s Choice.

Thank you for your interest in the 2020 CNY Readers’ Choice Awards. We look forward to celebrating our deserving CNY businesses with you.

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BUSINESS CATEGORIES

AUTOMOTIVE

Auto Aftermarket Accessories

Auto Body Repair

Auto Parts

Car Wash

Motorcycle/ATV Dealership

Oil Change

RV Dealership

Tire Shop

FOOD / DINING

BBQ

Brewery

Brunch

Chinese

Craft Beverages

Diner

Fish/Seafood

Food Truck

Ice Cream

Indian Food

Italian

Outdoor Dining

Pizza

Signature Cocktails

Steak

Sushi

Tacos/Burritos

Use of Social Media/Instagram Account

Vegetarian/Vegan

Waterfront Dining

Winery

Wings

MOST MISSED DURING COVID

Bar

Best Covid Pivot

Best Curbside Takeout

Best To-Go Beverage Pouch

Concert Venue

Date Night Out

Entertainment Venue

Festival/Community Event

Food Festival

Gym

Restaurant

Sporting Event

OUTINGS

Bed & Breakfast

Best Canoe/Kayak Spot

Best Stay-cation Location

Campgrounds

Creative Learning Workshop (Calligraphy/Painting)

Fishing Spot

Golf Course

Hidden Gem

Hiking Spot

Museum

Park

Place to Watch a Sunset

Putt Putt Golf

Skiing

Waterfall

PROFESSIONALS

Accountant

Audiologist

Bathroom Remodeler

Carpet/Tile/Flooring

Chiropractor

Contractor

Dentist

Doctor

Electrician

Financial Planner

Heating/Cooling

Home Builder

Home Security

Insurance Agency

Investment Firm

Kitchen Remodeler

Landscaping

Law Office

Local Media Personality

Medical Center

Orthodontist

Pediatrician

Physical Therapist

Plumber

Real Estate Agency

Roofing

Siding / Home Exteriors

Wedding Planner

Windows

SHOPPING / SERVICES

Accessories

Antique Shop

Appliance Store

Bank / Credit Union

Barber Shop

Boats/Kayaks/Sail

Cleaning Services

Clothing

Eyewear

Florist

Furniture

Garden Store

Gas Station / Convenience Store

Gift Shop

Home Decor

Home Improvement Stores

Hotel

Jewelry Store

Liquor Store

Local independent Grocery Store

Nail/Pedicure

Outdoor Store

Pharmacy & Medical Supplies

Photographer

Pools & Hot Tubs

Regional Grocery Store

Salon

Spa/Massage

Wedding Venue

Window Treatments

How we can help

To help promote your business during CNY Reader’s Choice, we’ve created several promotional packages with incredible value built in. Work with one of our sales professionals to create a custom plan to give your business the best chance to take home a CNY Reader’s Choice Award.

Get started

To start the process, fill out the information below. Once submitted, a member of our team will connect by email or phone to let you begin a discussion on how best to utilize this opportunity for visibility and connection with your loyal customers.

LEARN ABOUT CNY READERS' CHOICE OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOUR BUSINESS - SF

CNY Readers' Choice Awards presented by Advance Media New York – The Post-Standard and syracuse.com

Share with your customers and clients!

Give your loyal customers the opportunity to tell everyone how much they appreciate your service. Download and print the poster. Hang it in your business or use it as a bag stuffer. Images are also available to share on Facebook and Instagram. Simply click the image and right-click to download.

Invite your customers to nominate your business at https://syracuse.secondstreetapp.com/Readers-Choice-2020/.

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We’re here for you!

We’ve been privileged to serve Central New York for over 190 years. When we’re at our best, we help make our community a better place and right now, CNY needs deep support more than ever. Our goal with this special awards program is provide visibility and support to our local businesses during this challenging time.