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In Business: Business of the Year Awards

December 4 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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At the inaugural Business of the Year Awards, In Business magazine celebrates the Madison area’s most successful organizations and influential executives.

Join IB at this special networking reception and awards dinner in honor our business community and its impact on Greater Madison!

The awards program will recognize finalists and winners across several business categories. Plus, three long-standing members of the business community will be inducted into the In Business Hall of Fame!

Finalists & Honorees

2023 Hall of Fame Inductees

  • Jack Daniels III, President, Madison College
  • Paul Kundert, President & CEO, UW Credit Union
  • Brian Raffel, Studio Head, Raven Software

 Business of the Year (1-50 employees)

  • Blue Plate Catering
  • Dairyland Electrical Industries, Inc.
  • Kollath CPA
  • KW2
  • Sprinkman Real Estate + Design

Business of the Year (51-100 employees)

  • Mercy Dental Group
  • Strang, Inc.

Business of the Year (100+ employees)

  • Automation Components, Inc
  • CG Schmidt
  • Exact Sciences
  • Findorff
  • Singlewire Software

Corporate Citizen of the Year

  • Dairyland Electrical Industries, Inc.
  • Mercy Dental Group
  • Weed Man Lawn Care
  • Bank of Sun Prairie

Executive of the Year

  • Larry Barton, CEO & President, Strang
  • Everett Cunningham, Chief Commercial Officer, Exact Sciences
  • Wayne Harris, CEO, 6AM Marketing
  • Beth Prochaska, President & CEO, Potter Lawson, Inc.

Event Details

Date: Monday, December 4
Time: 5:15 – 8 p.m.
Location: The Edgewater Hotel
Tickets: $130 each

Business professional or cocktail attire is appreciated.

Event Agenda:

5 p.m. – Registration begins
5:15 – 6 p.m. – Networking; bar opens with wine and beer complimentary during this time
6 – 7 p.m. – Dinner; cash bar available
7 – 8 p.m. – Awards presentation

Entree Options:

  • Pan-Seared Chicken Breast with Potato Purée, Fennel Pollen Dusted Carrots & Jus
  • Vegetarian – Seasonal Vegetable Pasta with Fresh Pecorino (can be prepared vegan upon request)


December 4
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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