2022 CoVa Best Of Awards

Welcome to the Coastal Virginia Magazine Best Of Reader's Choice Awards!

The contest will consist of a Nomination Period and then a Voting Period.

Nomination Period: Jan. 3 - Jan. 31, 2022 (It may take up to 48-72 business houes for your nomination to appear)

Voting Period: Feb. 3 - March 4, 2022


  • Nominations begin on January 3 and will end on January 31.
  • You may make as many nominations in as many categories as you would like.
  • Please note it may take up to 48-72 business hours for your nomination to appear.
  • A business/person may only be nominated in 6 categories. Once they are in 6, they will not be accepted into any more categories.
  • Each nomination will be reviewed for accuracy before getting accepted.

Any categories with less than 6 nominationed businesses will be reviewed and possibly removed before the voting round. This is to ensure a fair competition. 


  • Voting will take place from Feb. 3 and end March 4.
  • Vote for as many or as few categories as you would like, but note that each voter is allowed one vote per category for the duration of the contest.
  • You MUST submit your name and e-mail address with entry to validate your ballot.
  • Our contest winners will be those receiving the most votes overall. (Contestants are eligible to win in a maximum of 3 categories.)

Coastal Virginia Magazine reserves the right to remove/transfer any contestants nominated in any inappropriate categories.

Contestants are eligible to win in up to 3 categories maximum.

Important Note

While businesses are encouraged to promote themselves through all legitimate marketing channels, in an effort to maintain the integrity of the CoVa Best of Awards voting process:

  • Any nominated business found to have used a third-party service to unfairly influence their vote count will be immediately disqualified (please be aware of potential scammers who may solicit your business for this purpose).
  • Any nominated businesses offering discounts, gift certificates or other monetary rewards to customers in exchange for Best Of votes will be immediately disqualified.

If you have any questions or problems please contact Web Content Manager, Kelsey Thomas - kelsey@vgnet.com.

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Professional Services


Travel & Leisure

Wine & Spirits