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About the Nomination Process

Self-nominations are encouraged. Nominations can also be submitted by anyone close to the business, such as an employee, a client, banker, accountant, attorney, or other advisors. All nominations must be received by March 29, 2019. Information in the nomination form including photographs will be used by the sponsors for presentations and news releases about the awards. Any confidential financial information will not be used. 


  • Be a Wisconsin-based family-owned company

  • Have intentions of passing ownership to the next generation

  • 2018 Grand Award winners are not eligible

Award Categories

Grand Awards will be given in the following categories:

          Small               Under 25 Employees
          Medium           25-99 Employees
          Large               100 or more employees