BOULDER - Aaron Kennedy, chief marketing officer for the state of Colorado and founder of Broomfield-based Noodles & Co., will be the keynote speaker at Downtown Boulder Inc. 2014 Annual Awards Luncheon.

The luncheon will be at 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 4, at the Hotel Boulderado, 2115 13th St. in Boulder.

The event will recognize individuals and businesses that help make downtown Boulder a shopping, dining and entertainment destination. Awards are given for Business of the Year, Property Owner of the Year, Community Service, Rising Star and the Ron Porter Achievement Award.

Tickets are $49 for DBI members, $59 for nonmembers and a table of 10 is $440.

Register online here by Jan. 28.