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The 2020 Atlanta Virtual Yelpies Awards Show



On Thursday, December 10, Atlanta Yelp Elites were invited to the virtual event of the year – the first ever Virtual Yelpies! Each December, members of the Yelp Elite Squad in Atlanta, GA gather to reminisce about their impact on local business for the year. With superlatives like “Photographer of the Year” and “Reviewer of the Year,” Elite Squad members are invited to celebrate each other’s dedication.

Since Yelp events have been virtual since March 2020, the Yelpies was no exception! While nominees were invited to pick up a gift bag from the brand new Blue Martini in Buckhead, Atlanta’s Elite Squad joined the celebration virtually via Zoom.

The ceremony included announcement of the following awards, as well as a breakout room for attendees to converse about a discussion prompt.

Explorer of the Year – Winner: Frederick D.
Keeping Yelp Useful [Updater of the Year] – Winner: Denise D.
Services Superstar – Winner: Daniel B.
Trailblazer – Acknowledgement of (10) Elites:
    Daniel B.
    Steve V.
    Saira K.
    Amber M.
    Darren H.
    Lisa H.
    Elizabeth B.
    Preeti C.
    Jamarcus T.
    Benji C.
Takeout Champ – Winner: Daniel B.
Delivery Champ – Winner: Daniel B.
Rookie of the Year – Winner: Kevin C.
Photographer of the Year – Winner: Daniel B.
Reviewer of the Year – Winner: Daniel B.
Trendsetter – Winner: Jeanne L.

 

Photo courtesy of Erin S.

All in all, it was an evening none of us will soon forget. We commemorated the night with Yelpies 2020 Champagne Flutes and an epic swag bag courtesy of our partners, Southern Recipe Small Batch Pork Rinds, Synergy Raw Kombucha, Hint, Luna, GoGo Squeez and Woodbridge Snacks. Read all reviews of the event to relive this year’s Virtual Yelpies Awards Show.

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