Applications are closed. Winners will be revealed at the BOLD conference.

What makes you BOLD?

It takes more than business savvy to be a success. Every decision and risk you took was a step forward—propelled by your passion to craft your unique story. The BOLD Awards celebrate these stories, along with all the perseverance and hard work it takes to bring your dreams to life.

Award Finalists

BOLD Business of the Year

  • Ouidad Salon by Chadwick and Igor | Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • MVP Dance Fit | Kettering, Ohio
  • True Grit Fit | Tampa, Florida
  • Hapa Yoga | Multi-location Business
  • Dermani MedSpa | Multi-location Business
  • StarFit Studio | Multi-location Business
    • Inspirational Instructor/Professional

      • Steven Kwon | Jumpingwithus | Northolt, United Kingdom
      • April Wooten | Studio South | Williamsburg, Virginia
      • Chadwick Pendley | Ouidad Salon by Chadwick and Igor | Fort Lauderdale, Florida
      • Binny Liu | Bikram Hot Yoga Perth | Perth, Australia
        • Greatest Business Growth

          • Ouidad Salon by Chadwick and Igor | Fort Lauderdale, Florida
          • SensaFloat Spa | White Rock, Canada
          • True Grit Fit | Tampa, Florida
          • Toronto School for Strings | Toronto, Canada
          • Hapa Yoga | Multi-location Business
          • Dermani Medspa | Multi-location Business
          • Vivaldi Music Academy | Multi-location Business

Most Innovative Business

  • InnerCity Weightlifting | Boston, Massachusetts
  • Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Ouidad Salon by Chadwick and Igor | Fort Lauderdale, Florida
    • Most Compassionate Business

      • You Can Thrive | New York, New York
      • American Iron Gym | Reno, Nevada
      • Consuming Kinetics | St. Louis, Missouri
      • Serenity on the Square | Liberty, Missouri
      • Get Fit Modesto | Modesto, California
        • Greatest Customer Growth

          • SensaFloat Spa | White Rock, Canada
          • Camp Yoga | United States & Canada
          • True Grit Fit | Tampa, Florida
          • StarFit Studio | Multi-location Business
          • Joltin’ Jabs | Multi-location Business
          • Dermani Medspa | Multi-location Business

About the Awards

Online applications are closed. Winners will be revealed at the BOLD conference taking place September 27–29 in San Diego, California.

Award Categories

BOLD Business of the Year

This business exemplifies what it means to be bold: taking risks, seizing opportunity and making a lasting impact on the community.

Most Innovative Business

This business has implemented unique ideas that have made a demonstrable difference in their business and/or industry. Impact and creativity are the pillars of innovation.

Inspirational Instructor/Professional

These wellness professionals push their clients to be their best, while they’re with them and in every aspect of their life.

Most Compassionate Business

This business has done the most for their local community since July 1, 2016—from philanthropic events to charitable giving and beyond.

Greatest Business Growth

This business has experienced the greatest revenue growth of all applicants since July 1, 2016.

Greatest Customer Growth

This business has had the greatest increase in customers of all applicants since July 1, 2016.

Greatest Customer Retention

This business has had the highest customer retention of all applicants since July 1, 2016.

Most Mobile Bookings

This business has had the highest percentage of mobile bookings through MINDBODY apps and the MINDBODY Network of all applicants since July 1, 2016.