For the first time ever, service members, veterans, and military spouses have the chance to personally recognize and celebrate those organizations and individuals who provide outstanding service to their community and help make the challenges of military and veteran life feel a little less challenging.
Similar in concept to the People’s Choice Awards in the entertainment industry, the Military and Veteran Community (MVC) Choice Awards are specifically designed For the People and By the People.
The MVC Choice Awards aren’t decided by a marketing firm, media company, or select group of committee members, but are instead, the direct result of real-life experiences from those who have lived them; individual service members, veterans, and military spouses.
The awards were created by a group of five like-minded military, veteran, and military family-affiliated organizations, referring to themselves as “Hosting Partners.” They saw a need to join forces and start a grassroots level program, giving a voice to the military and veteran community that has never existed before.
Verified members of the community are invited to vote in categories such as Social Media Influencers, Veteran and Spouse owned businesses and Nonprofits such as American Legion.
The three nominees receiving the highest ratings in each category will be invited to attend the MVC Choice Awards Banquet in Washington D.C. on 10 September 2019 in conjunction with the Military Influencer Conference. The top organization with the highest rating in each category will be announced on stage.
The top three from each category will also be recognized online when the official award winner list is published by Hosting Partner, Task & Purpose.
“The MVC Choice Awards are vastly different from other existing awards programs,” says Sheila Stevens, Director of Communications for Blue Star Families. “Unlike other programs, these awards are determined directly by our fellow members of the Military and Veteran Community. We’re excited to have our voice heard.”
Voting runs through 6 August 2019.
To learn more about the awards or to submit your votes, go to www.mvcchoiceawards.com.