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Nominations Open for 2019 Business of the Year

St. Croix EDC is now accepting nominations for its 2019 Business of the Year awards program.

Categories include:
Emerging Business of the Year (a start-up business that has operated in St. Croix County for five or fewer years)
Small Business of the Year (29 or fewer employees); and
Business of the Year (30 or more employees)

Qualifying companies must be involved in manufacturing, distribution, construction, health care, or must be service providers to other companies. Companies must be operated for profit. (Retail companies are not eligible.)

Individuals may nominate a company in any of the categories or a business may place their company’s name in nomination.

Recent Noteworthy Accomplishments such as:
milestone anniversary, physical plant expansion, new product line, increases in employment, sales increases, pollution control advances, new training programs, export sales, or any other significant advances.

Contributions to Enhance the Community:
Contributions to community projects, service to area youth, education programs, and other efforts to increase the quality of life in the area.

The winners will be announced in January and honored at a banquet on Thursday, February 20, 2020 at Kilkarney Hills Golf Course in River Falls.

A nomination form and guidelines can be obtained by clicking HERE or by contacting Nita Dusek at (715) 381-4383 or The deadline to submit is Friday, December 13, 2019 at the close of business. (The form is interactive. No need to print it! Fill it out on your computer, save it, then email it back to