• Investor Recognition


  • The Heart of Wisconsin makes an effort each year to recognize the accomplishments of its investors, to thank them for participating in and supporting the Chamber. Nominations are considered for the following awards each year: Citizen of the Year, Professional Growth Award, Chamber Champion, Ambassador of the Year, Community Spirit, Shining Star, Homegrown Services, Entrepreneur / Small Business of the Year, Innovative Business of the Year, Regional Economic Impact, and Business of the Year!


    Business of the Year

    This is presented to the business that has demonstrated innovative economic and business growth, provides dedication to customer service, and is active in the community.

    2022  Herman-Taylor Funeral Home 



    Innovative Business of the Year

    Recognizes those who are fostering innovation and making an investment in our community.

    2022 Out of the Box Coffee House



    Entrepreneur/Small Business of the Year

    This is awarded to the entrepreneur who has initiated economic growth, is active in community service and leadership, and demonstrates innovative efforts.

    2022 Event City Design



    Shining Star/Non-Profit of the Year

     This is presented to a service organization or public institution that provides dedication to community service and leadership and develops innovative programs to serve the community over time.

    2022 Buckley-Baldwin VFW Post #2534



    Ambassador of the Year

    This is an award voted on by the Ambassadors. The recipient of the award is honored for going above and beyond as an Ambassador, and for attendance at events and meetings. The Ambassador must have been an active ambassador for more than one year.

    2022 Shawn Plante



    Chamber Champion 

    This award recognizes a person or business that goes above and beyond to support the Heart of Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce.

    2022 Heather Sairs



    Community Spirit Award

    Recognizes those who have demonstrated outstanding volunteer spirit and have made a significant impact in the Heart of Wisconsin community.

    2022 Warm the Hearts (Tri-City Services)



    Citizen of the Year Award

    Recognizes someone whose work, community service, and involvement demonstrates what it is to be a good citizen.

    2022 Dr. Ron Kirschling



    Homegrown Product or Services 

    A business or product/service produced and must be dedicated to customer service, community service, and leadership.

    2022 B's Tap House / 2 Doors Down Brewing Company



    Professional Growth 

    Recognizes someone who shows community service and leadership while demonstrating outstanding volunteer spirits and makes a significant impact in the community. 

    2022 Colton Kissinger



    Regional Economic Impact

    Recognizes a Heart of Wisconsin business that shows significant regional growth and expansion of their business/organization, show community service and leadership, and use innovative efforts to adapt to market place change.

    2022 Heartland Farms, Inc

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