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Red Shoes Inc. named finalist for Best Workplace of the Year in 2023 MARKETPLACE Governor Awards

Wisconsin-based communication firm recognized for its exceptional culture as one of three finalists for award from Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation

Red Shoes Inc., an award-winning, Wisconsin-based, full-service strategic communication firm, is thrilled to announce that it has been selected as a finalist in the Best Workplace of the Year category for the MARKETPLACE Wisconsin Governor Awards, which honor Wisconsin businesses owned by minorities, women and service-disabled veterans and their advocates. For more information on this award, view the video here: www.redshoesinc.com/blog/red-shoes-inc-named-finalist-for-best-workplace-of-the-year-in-2023-marketplace-governor-awards/.

Winners will be announced at the Governor’s Awards Luncheon on Thursday, Dec. 7, at the 42nd annual MARKETPLACE Wisconsin: Governor’s Conference on Diverse Business Development. The event will be held at the Baird Center in Milwaukee, located at 400 W. Wisconsin Ave. (map).

Red Shoes, a full-service agency that offers a comprehensive range of PR, marketing and creative services, is focused on growing and protecting brands. As a power-packed agency of marketing professionals who are fiercely loyal to each other and agency clients, Red Shoes has built a reputation as a trusted partner for organizations in crisis and is a go-to resource for businesses in need of communication services, both locally and beyond.

Beyond its outstanding strategic communication work, Red Shoes understands that its strongest asset is its employees and has created a culture that fosters their growth and development both personally and professionally. As a result of this understanding, Red Shoes offers exceptional programs and initiatives that are focused on creating a work environment that is supportive, empowering and inclusive. From flexible schedules and generous paid time off, Red Shoes ensures that its team feels taken care of and valued. Red Shoes places a strong emphasis on building a team culture that is based on open communication, collaboration and trust. Red Shoes consistently encourages its team members to share their ideas, opinions and feedback, to generate innovation and foster creative thinking. It is because of this commitment to its employees that MARKETPLACE Wisconsin is considering Red Shoes as a finalist for Best Workplace of the Year.

“At Red Shoes, we go beyond hiring an employee, we embrace the whole person. We understand that our team members bring not only their skills, but also their families, friends and personal passions. That’s why we strive to create a safe and supportive environment that values all aspects of an individual’s life, both in and out of work,” explained Maria Nelson, vice president of Red Shoes Inc. “Our passionate team of professionals works tirelessly to provide top-notch services to our clients, and we strongly believe that a positive work environment is essential for achieving excellence. We are proud to have created a workplace that fosters innovation, growth and collaboration, and we look forward to continuing to build on this solid foundation.”   

To learn more about Red Shoes Inc., the services it offers and the company’s inclusive culture, visit redshoesinc.com.


About Red Shoes Inc.
Built with a unique culture rooted in diversity and inclusion, Red Shoes is a woman-driven, full-service strategic communication firm in Appleton, Wisconsin that grows and protects brands by forming authentic connections and building lasting partnerships to provide brands with everything they need to grow: nourishment, protection, accountability and support.  Red Shoes listens to understand its client’s goals and then assembles a team of experts tailored to meet each client’s unique business objectives and ultimately, delivers results. To learn more, visit: redshoesinc.com.

About MARKETPLACE Wisconsin

Entering its 42nd year, MARKETPLACE helps Wisconsin businesses learn about contracting with state, federal and local agencies as well as corporations, which represent billions of dollars of annual purchasing power. During the conference, participants connect with government and corporate buyers as well as other small businesses and service providers through networking sessions, virtual workshops, panel discussions, buyer meetings and more.

While MARKETPLACE is open to all Wisconsin business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs, conference content is specifically crafted for small, minority-owned, women-owned, veteran-owned and LGBTQ-owned business enterprises and HUBZone businesses. These companies can connect with resources and potentially make a deal or lay the framework for a future contract.

MARKETPLACE Wisconsin is presented by Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation and is supported by more than 20 sponsors. To register and learn more about the conference and register online, visit marketplacewisconsin.com.