Scottsdale Small Business Excellence Award

Sonoran Desert Knives selected for 2016 Scottsdale Small Business Excellence Award

Scottsdale,AZ – January 27, 2017 — Sonoran Desert Knives has been selected for the 2016 Scottsdale Small Business Excellence Award in the Outdoor Gear classification by the Scottsdale Small Business Excellence Award Program.


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Scottsdale Award

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Sonoran Desert Knives & Leather Receives 2013 Best of Scottsdale Award


Scottsdale Award Program Honors the Achievement

SCOTTSDALE June 9, 2013 — Sonoran Desert Knives & Leather has been selected for the 2013 Best of Scottsdale Award in the Outdoor Gear category by the Scottsdale Award Program.

Each year, the Scottsdale Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and our community. These exceptional companies help make the Scottsdale area a great place to live, work and play.

Various sources of information were gathered and analyzed to choose the winners in each category. The 2013 Scottsdale Award Program focuses on quality, not quantity. Winners are determined based on the information gathered both internally by the Scottsdale Award Program and data provided by third parties.

About Scottsdale Award Program

The Scottsdale Award Program is an annual awards program honoring the achievements and accomplishments of local businesses throughout the Scottsdale area. Recognition is given to those companies that have shown the ability to use their best practices and implemented programs to generate competitive advantages and long-term value.

The Scottsdale Award Program was established to recognize the best of local businesses in our community. Our organization works exclusively with local business owners, trade groups, professional associations and other business advertising and marketing groups. Our mission is to recognize the small business community’s contributions to the U.S. economy.

SOURCE: Scottsdale Award Program

Scottsdale Award Program

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More AKCA Custom Knife Makers & Their Knives from the Show

One of Arizona’s premier custom knife makers is Jim Gil.


Here he is holding his award winning  Damascus fighter.


Here is another award winning knife


And it’s maker


Who for the life of me just can’t think of his name (it’s cause I’m old), but he sure makes a beautiful knife.