Fox Cities Chamber Announces 2018 Business Award Recipients

Published Monday, April 16, 2018

The Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the 2018 Business Awards recipients. These annual awards recognize businesses and organizations in the Fox Cities that help make this a vibrant, innovative and dynamic community. The awards are given based on leadership, dedication and achievement.


Business of the Year

The Business of the Year Award recognizes businesses for outstanding performance, growing and/or increasing jobs; increasing sales; overcoming adversity; and community contributions. This year’s recipients are:

Service, Large Employer – Best Western Premier Bridgewood Resort Hotel & Conference Center

Service, Small Employer – ABT Foundation Solutions, Inc.

Manufacturing – JP Graphics, Inc.


Company Innovation

The Company Innovation Award acknowledges organizations that identify opportunities and execute creative-thinking and calculated risk-taking to bring innovation to the marketplace.

This year’s recipient is:

Blue Door Consulting


Corporate Citizen Leadership

The Corporate Citizen Leadership Award recognizes organizations with a philosophy of giving and community involvement that have made significant differences in the health and well-being of the Fox Cities. The award encourages and supports corporate social responsibility and community leadership. This year’s recipients are:

Large Employer – Hoffman Planning, Design & Construction, Inc.

Small Employer – A2Z Design, LLC


Exemplary Marketing Performance

The Exemplary Marketing Performance Award recognizes organizations that have taken risks around their marketing and promotional practices that have ultimately improved revenue, communication, customer relationships, market share or visibility. This year’s recipients are:

Large Employer – Security Luebke Roofing

Small Employer – Nutritional Healing, LLC


Rising Star

The Rising Star Award recognizes relatively new "Up and Coming" small businesses with a unique blend of vision, energy, perseverance, and skill. It is for ventures that have been in business less than five years and have experienced a strong start with the potential for growing into a prosperous enterprise in the future. This year’s recipient is:

JumpStart Auto Repair


The 2018 Business Awards recipients will be recognized at the annual Business Awards Luncheon on Tuesday, May 15 at the Radisson Paper Valley Hotel from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. General admission is $50 per ticket or tables of 10 for $450. Fox Cities Chamber members ticket prices are $40 per ticket or tables of 10 for $350. Registration information can be found on the Chamber website at This event is made possible through the generous support of: Presenting Sponsor Valley Packaging Industries, Contributing Sponsor Schenck SC, Supporting Sponsor Hoffman Planning, Design & Construction, Inc., and Multi-Media Sponsor BConnected, LLC. For more information, please contact Kristen Greiner, Events Manager, at the Fox Cities Chamber by phone (920) 734-7101 or email  

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