2024 Category Definitions

Arts and Entertainment
  • ART GALLERY: a space dedicated to the display or sale of works of art.
  • EVENT VENUE: a venue or space that is available to use for various community or private events
  • MUSEUM: a place that that collects, preserves, and exhibits objects and artifacts of artistic, historical, scientific, or cultural significance for public viewing and education
Automotive + RV
  • AUTO DEALER: any authorized automotive dealership with a contractual agreement with a vehicle manufacturer and specializes in selling new vehicles.
  • AUTO REPAIR: a business specializing in restoring or replacing the functional components of cars, such as the engine and operational software.
  • BODY SHOP: a business that focuses on repairing and restoring the exterior parts of vehicles that have been damaged.
  • MOTORCYCLE/ATV DEALER: an authorized dealership specializing in the sales of motorcycles and/or ATVs.
  • PRE-OWNED CAR DEALER: any licensed dealership that sells used vehicles.
  • RV DEALER: any licensed dealership specializing in the sale of RVs

Bars and Nightlife
  • BEST DANCING: the best place to dance to music.
  • CHINO VALLEY BAR: any licensed establishment that features a bar in Chino Valley.
  • KARAOKE: any business or venue that features karaoke.
  • PRESCOTT VALLEY BAR: any licensed establishment that features a bar in Prescott Valley.
  • SPORTS BAR: a bar where televised sporting events are shown.
  • WHISKEY ROW BAR: any bar located on Whiskey Row.
  • HAPPY HOUR: a licensed establishment that features a Happy Hour.
Food and Dining
  • BREAKFAST: any restaurant that serves breakfast.
  • BREWERY: any licensed facility that produces beer.
  • CHINESE/THAI OR OTHER EASTERN: any restaurant that serves eastern style cuisine.
  • CHINO VALLEY RESTAURANT: any restaurant located in Chino Valley.
  • COFFEE AND TEA: any restaurant or free-standing coffee or tea specialty.
  • ICE CREAM AND TREATS: any restaurant or specialty shop that serves ice cream and/or other treats.
  • ITALIAN: any restaurant that serves Italian style cuisine.
  • MEXICAN: any restaurant that serves Mexican style cuisine.
  • PIZZA: any restaurant that serves pizza.
  • PRESCOTT RESTAURANT: any restaurant located in Prescott.
  • PRESCOTT VALLEY RESTAURANT: any restaurant located in Prescott Valley.
  • Food Truck: any portable restaurant where food is cooked on-site.
Health and Wellness
  • ASSISTED LIVING: a living center that may or may not provide nursing care, housekeeping and prepared meals as needed.
  • AUDIOLOGY: a business or practice focused on the sense of hearing.
  • CHIROPRACTOR: a practitioner or collective specializing in integrative medicine, emphasizing the diagnosis and treatment of joint misalignments, particularly those within the spinal column.
  • COSMETIC SURGERY: a practitioner or business that specializes in cosmetic surgeries.
  • DAY SPA: a facility providing health and beauty treatments including steam baths, massages, and other services.
  • DENTIST: a clinic that provides essential treatment options and procedures aimed at safeguarding and preserving optimal oral health.
  • EYE CARE CENTER: a medical practice that focuses on eye care and/or corrective lenses.
  • FAMILY PRACTICE: a medical facility where primary healthcare services are provided to patients of all ages.
  • GYM/HEALTH CLUB: a gym or health club that may or may not offer a group exersie schedule.
  • MARTIAL ARTS: a business that specializes in teaching martial arts to its members.
  • MASSAGE: a business that offers massage therapy services.
  • MEDICAL SPA: any spa that offers specialized treatments and cosmetic services and is under the supervision of a licensed physician.
  • NURSING HOME: a residential facility where individuals, particularly elderly or disabled individuals, receive skilled nursing care and assistance with activities of daily living.
  • PERMANENT MAKEUP: a trained professional who applies cosmetic pigments to enhance features using techniques similar to tattooing, providing long-lasting makeup solutions.
  • PHARMACY: a store where medicinal drugs are dispensed and sold.
  • YOGA: a standalone business that focuses on yoga practices.
Home and Garden
  • APARTMENT COMMUNITY: a residential complex or housing development consisting of multiple apartment units or buildings.
  • APPLIANCE: a company or business that services and/or sells appliances.
  • CARPET CLEANING: domestic and commercial carpet and floor cleaning services.
  • DOOR AND WINDOW: a company that specializes in the sale, installation, repair, and maintenance of doors and windows for residential and commercial properties.
  • ELECTRICIAN: a business that installs and maintains electrical equipment.
  • FLOORING: includes all types of floor surfaces; should include sales and installation, can be a standalone business or part of a larger store.
  • FURNITURE: any store that sells new furniture and related accessories.
  • GARAGE DOOR: a company that specializes in the sale, installation, repair, and maintenance of garage doors.
  • GARDEN CENTER: any store that sells live plants and related products.
  • GENERAL CONTRACTOR: a licensed professional or a company responsible for managing and overseeing construction projects.
  • HOUSE KEEPING: a business that provides occasional or scheduled domestic cleaning services.
  • HVAC: a company that provides HVAC services that include new equipment, services, and repairs.
  • INTERIOR DESIGN: a business or person who is employed to decorate the inside of people’s houses.
  • LANDSCAPING: a business that may operate to construct, install and maintain lawns, trees, yards, shrubs, gardens, patios, related grounds and other outdoor areas which are owned by others.
  • MATTRESS: a business that sells different types of mattresses, often with a showroom where people can try different models.
  • MORTGAGE COMPANY: a brokerage offering mortgage services.
  • NEW HOME BUILDER: a firm or developer that designs and constructs new homes.
  • PAINTER: a business that offers interior and/or exterior residential painting services.
  • PEST CONTROL: any bsuiness involved in the control or management of pests that disrupt human activities.
  • PLUMBER: any business that installs and repairs the pipes and fittings of water supply, sanitation or heating systems.
  • PROPERTY MANAGEMENT: an organization that oversees the day-to-day operations, maintenance, and administration of real estate properties on behalf of property owners. 
  • REAL ESTATE COMPANY: a real estate company with an employing broker in charge.
  • ROOFER: any business that constructs or repairs roofs.
Just for Kids
  • BIRTHDAY PARTY VENUE: any commercial venue that hosts kids birthday parties.
  • CHILD CARE CENTER: a business that offers childcare.
  • DANCE SCHOOL: a business that provides dance instruction to children and teenagers.
Local Shopping
  • ANTIQUES: a business that buys and sells antique goods and furniture.
  • BICYCLE: a business that specializes in the sale of bicycles.
  • BOOKSTORE: a store that offers new and/or used books for sale.
  • BOUTIQUE: a small retail store that specializes in offering a curated selection of unique or specialized products, often with a focus on a particular niche or style.
  • CONSIGNMENT: a retail establishment where individuals can bring in items they wish to sell, and the store sells these items on their behalf.
  • FABRIC STORE: a retail establishment that specializes in selling a wide variety of fabrics and textiles for sewing, crafting, and upholstery projects.
  • FRAMER SHOP: a retail store that specializes in custom framing services for artwork, photographs, and other items. 
  • JEWELRY: any store that sells jewelry made of gold, silver, platinum, or other precious metals with or without gemstones or other semi-precious stones.
  • LIQUOR STORE: any store that focuses on selling liquor, beer, and wine.
  • PAWN SHOP: a retail establishment where individuals can bring in items of value, such as jewelry, electronics, musical instruments, and collectibles, to be used as collateral for a short-term loan.
  • SHOPPING CENTER: a commercial complex that houses multiple retail stores, restaurants, and other businesses in one location.
  • SPORTING GOODS: a retail establishment that specializes in selling equipment, apparel, and accessories for various sports and outdoor activities.
  • THRIFT: any resale shop that sells secondhand articles, especially clothes or furniture; the original owner does not receive compensation for sales. (Does not include boutique for women’s clothing, boutique for women’s shoes, boutique for accessories, furniture store, children’s/baby boutique etc. since these have their own categories).
  • ANIMAL HOSPITAL: any animial hospital.
  • GROOMER: any business that provides grooming for domestic animals, in-home or on-site; can be part of a larger store.
  • KENNEL: any business that provides overnight boarding for domestic animals, in-home or on-site; can be part of a larger store.
  • PET SUPPLY: any business that sells supplies for domestic pets.
  • TRAINER: any business that specializes in training domestic animals as pets.
Professional Services
  • ACCOUNTANT: a licensed accountant or firm providing accounting services.
  • BANK OR CREDIT UNION: any bank or credit union providing financial services.
  • BARBER SHOP: a haircut business that typically specializes in men’s haircuts and grooming.
  • CAR WASH: a business that offers car wash and/or detailing.
  • COMPUTER REPAIR: a business that specializes in computer and/or mobile device repair.
  • DRY CLEANER: a business that offers dry cleaning services.
  • FINANCIAL PLANNER: a business that specializes in financial planning.
  • FLOREST: a business that sells and arranges cut flowers.
  • FUNERAL HOME: a business that provides final arrangements and/or services.
  • HAIR SALON: a haircare business that focuses on haircuts as well as the styling techniques and products needed to maintain them (usually women’s haircuts).
  • INSURANCE AGENT: a licensed insurance agent or business offering insurance.
  • LAW FIRM: any law firm.
  • MOVING COMPANY: any moving company.
  • PHOTOGRAPHER: a business that takes photos for various occasions.
  • TATTOO PARLOR: a business that offers professional tattooing.
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