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Best of the Heights 2023

Show your appreciation for our locally owned, independent businesses by voting for your favorites in the annual FutureHeights Best of the Heights Awards contest!

Best of the Heights is an annual public opinion survey focused on honoring businesses in a variety of categories and their contributions to the vitality of Cleveland Heights and University Heights.

All nominees must be local, independent merchants. The deadline to vote is March 15.

Click HERE to access the Best of the Heights 2023 Ballot. 

Why Support Local?

Since 2005, FutureHeights—a Cleveland Heights nonprofit community development corporation—has conducted the Best of the Heights Awards to recognize the unique attributes of Heights businesses, and their contributions to the local economy.

Locally owned businesses are good for community. They create jobs, promote economic stability, offer diverse goods and services, and retain our community’s identity. Over 90% of  businesses in Cleveland Heights are locally owned. FutureHeights provides educational workshops to small business owners.  Additionally, local advertising opportunities and business spotlights in the Heights Observer newspaper offer local businesses an important way to reach their customer base.

You can help keep the Heights independent by supporting the work of FutureHeights.

Become a member or make a donation to the program here.

Below are a few of our Best of Heights winners from the recent past. To view last-years winners, visit http://heightsobserver.org/read/2022/04/02/best-of-the-heights-2022.