This prestigious awards program, a main stage event at the annual BizExpo, celebrates the region’s most creative and innovative entrepreneurs as well as innovative products, services or processes developed by Southwestern Wisconsin companies. Prior to the awards program, join us for a luncheon and robust dialogue among entrepreneurs and innovators who share their stories – and lessons learned along the way.
Ideal Bravo! Entrepreneur nominees are individuals who demonstrate the best traits of entrepreneurship including willingness to take risk, drive, perseverance, flexibility and more.
Ideal I.Q. (innovation quotient) nominees are companies who develop innovative products or services, or those with notably unique and innovative processes, operational structures and/or market strategies.
Bravo! Entrepreneur Winners:
- Ben Caya
- Tami Gemmell
- Mark Grosskopf
- Eric Haberichter
- Thomasina Ivy
- Michael Jurken
- Neil Karolek
- John McWilliam
- Diane Omdahl
Regional Spirit Award:
Lifetime Achievement Award:
I.Q. (Innovation Quotient) Winners:
- Braise Restaurant Supported Agriculture
- Color Ink Inc.
- Dynamic Solutions Worldwide LLC
- Lynch & Associates – Engineering Consultants LLC
- Stormwater Solutions Engineering LLC
- True Process Inc.