2019 Business Expo Best of Show recipients named
Four local businesses were recognized as Best of Show recipients at the Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce’s EXPO Business PM held at the Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites on Thursday, April 25, 2019. The Best of Show awards were sponsored by Ansay & Associates LLC. The EXPO Business PM was held immediately following 2019 Business EXPO and both were part of the Chamber’s 2019 Small Business Week.
A committee made up of volunteer ambassadors for the Chamber voted for exhibitors that best met the criteria in four categories:
Best of Show – Overall: Weston Lanes Inc and the Central Wisconsin Convention + Expo Center were recognized for their 1920s costumes and design.
Best of Show – Best Theme: Jim Kryshak Jewelers was recognized for their baking-themed booth.
Best of Show – Attention Strategy: The Marathon County Sheriff’s Department was recognized for featuring their S.W.A.T. Team vehicle at the EXPO.
Best of Show – Eats or Treats: Mid-Wisconsin Beverage Inc was recognized for the beverage and snack samples they provided at the EXPO.
The awards were presented by Pete Valiska and Tammy Pestka of Ansay & Associates LLC. Valiska is the chair of the Chamber’s Small Business Week committee.
Small Business Week was held during the week of April 22 to 26 and included a variety of events, headlined by the Small Business of the Year Awards Ceremony in which three recipients were recognized and the 2019 Business EXPO which featured 321 booth spaces.