We started with a nomination period, then chose finalists based on how often those people and places were nominated for final voting. Check out our guidelines for more information.
» Voting: Sept. 6-26
» Winners announced: Oct. 28
» Special section publishes in the Dayton Daily News: Oct. 30
How to get information first
We’ll be releasing some winners exclusively first throughout the contest in two of our newsletters. Sign up on our newsletters page.
» Dayton Daily News Midday Break
» Dayton.com First to Know
How to advertise
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Click here to submit your information to us and get started in connecting your logo to our nomination and voting tool and more.
For more information, check out our details about how to get involved in the contest.