2020 VISIONARY AWARDS

Are you a wellness visionary?

Nominations for the 2020 Visionary Awards have closed. Congratulations to our award recipients, and we look forward to next year’s nominations.
 

From business closures and re-openings to finding creative ways to keep your business going, 2020 has kept you on your toes. This year, we reimagined our Visionary Awards with new categories that celebrate how you overcame those challenges. Nominate your business (and others you see thriving) by November 1st!

Voting has closed

And now, the categories (and the prizes!)

These categories honor your ability to positively impact your community during a pandemic, provide safe services for your clients, and keep your business thriving.

Audaciously Achieving (Hybrid Fitness)

This category recognizes the grit and creativity it's taken to deliver high-quality fitness experiences this year. From online classes and virtual community development to outdoor workouts and equipment rental, we’re celebrating all the ways you’ve been a champion of change.


Prizes:
Four winners will win an audio streaming package consisting of a microphone and audio mixer, worth $500 USD. Tune up your sound quality while you’re turning up the heat in your virtual classes.
This category may be self-nominated or nominated by a staff member.
Consciously Evolving (Beauty and Wellness)
It takes a lot to safely deliver personal services like massage, grooming, salon, and wellness appointments. This category celebrates the ways that businesses balanced safety and business acumen this year. Did you offer virtual consultations or develop a low-touch check-in and checkout process? Tell us how you’ve been thoughtfully thriving by keeping your appointment books full—and your customers safe.


Prizes:
Six winners will win branded face masks (a value of $500 USD). Your staff will be on-brand—and on top of client safety—in these stylish face coverings.
This category may be self-nominated or nominated by a staff member.
Committed to Wellness: Accessibility and Diversity

2020 has shown us the importance of wellness and we want to honor the businesses that have made a commitment to ensuring access to it for everyone. We’re looking for the businesses who created inclusive communities, supported underserved populations, and found ways to bring fitness, beauty, and wellness services to all—whether it was in-person or virtually.


Prizes:
Three winners will receive a scholarship to attend a Mindbody education event in 2021 or 2022, worth up to $1,000 USD. Reward your business for expanding access to wellness by expanding your business knowledge.
This category may be self-nominated or nominated by a staff member.
Humble & Helpful: Community Choice
The relationship between a wellness business and its customers is special—every day, the industry is part of the lives of millions of people. So, we thought, why not give people a chance to recognize their favorite gyms, studios, salons, barbershops, and wellness businesses? Tell us about your relationship with your favorite business and how it has helped you navigate 2020.


Prizes:
Three winners will receive a business photoshoot, worth $1,000 USD. Polish up your marketing images with professional shots of your facility and team.
This category must be nominated by a client of the business.

Who’s eligible and how do nominations work?

All Mindbody and Booker customers are eligible for nomination. Three of the categories can be self-nominations (go ahead, you deserve it!) and the fourth (Community Choice) must be designated by a client of the business.

Nominate your favorites
(even if it’s you)

Nominations for the 2020 Visionary awards have closed. Congratulations to our award recipients, and we look forward to next year’s nominations.

Fill out the form to nominate the most deserving businesses—let's show some love to all those who worked hard and got creative to keep connecting the world to wellness.

Don’t forget to spread the word about the Visionary Award nominations with your community:
The clock is ticking...

Nominations close on November 1st, so get yours in asap! You all deserve recognition for everything you’ve achieved in 2020, but there’s only one winner (ok, 16 total). We’ll announce the winners in December.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the Visionary Awards?

The annual Visionary Awards celebrate the successes of businesses that use Mindbody’s product offerings (e.g. Mindbody, Booker, Bowtie, FitMetrix, etc.).

 
Why did Mindbody change the format of the awards for 2020?

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the impact it has had on business, Mindbody has evolved the awards to focus on the positive impacts businesses made in 2020. In past years, the Visionary Awards were given to businesses who had a rolling monthly average revenue in the top 25% of Mindbody customers during the previous calendar year.

 
What categories are there and who is eligible?

All Mindbody customers as of the close of the application period (November 1st) are eligible for the Visionary Awards. Businesses must be nominated for the awards, with nomination categories as follows:

Nominations for Audaciously Achieving (Hybrid Fitness), Consciously Evolving (Beauty and Wellness), and Committed to Wellness: Accessibility and Diversity may be self-nominated by the owner or nominated by a member of staff. Nominations for Humble & Helpful: Community Choice must come from a client of the business.

 
How will winners be selected?

A business may win more than one category. In the Audaciously Achieving (Hybrid Fitness), Consciously Evolving (Beauty and Wellness), and Committed to Wellness: Accessibility and Diversity categories, winners will be selected by a group of Mindbody employees and based on the merit of the applications and nominations. In the Humble & Helpful: Community Choice category, five finalists will be selected by Mindbody employees. Criteria for selection will be based on the following:
 
Audaciously Achieving (Hybrid Fitness)
 
  • Creativity of solutions
  • Results of solutions
  • Clarity of nomination application
Consciously Evolving (Beauty and Wellness)
 
  • Creativity of solutions
  • Results of solutions
  • Clarity of nomination application
Committed to Wellness: Accessibility and Diversity
 
  • Size and scope of efforts
  • Impact of efforts
  • Clarity of nomination application
Humble & Helpful: Community Choice
 
  • Strength of nomination
  • Impact of efforts
  • Creativity of efforts
  • The five finalists will be announced on Mindbody’s Instagram channels (@mindbody, @mindbodyau, @mindbodyuk) by November 20 for voting. The finalist with the highest number of votes at the conclusion of the voting period will be selected as the Community Choice Award winner.
 
When and where will winners be announced?

Winners will be announced on the Mindbody blog and Mindbody social media in December 2020.