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April 5, 2020

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17th annual Wisconsin Family Business of the Year Award nominations open

The 2020 Wisconsin Family Business of the Year Award program is underway and accepting nominations from businesses throughout the state. The award, now in its 17th year, celebrates the accomplishments and the impact family-owned businesses have on our communities, our economy, and our culture, organizers said in a press release.

"Last year's group of family business nominees drew companies from around the state. From Menomonee Falls to Wisconsin Dells to Merrill, family firms are everywhere, and the nominees reflected that diversity," the release states. "Agriculture, catering, construction, eye-care, financial services, food-service, hospitality, HVAC, manufacturing, real estate, restaurant, retail, transportation and upholstery were represented. One nominee was over 113 years old and many were over 80+ years old."

According to The Family Firm Institute, only 12% of family businesses make it beyond the second generation. This award celebrates the innovation, impact and resilience of family businesses in Wisconsin.

Three Grand Awards will be given to family businesses in small (under 25 employees), medium (25-99 employees), and large (100 or more employees) company categories. Special Awards will also be given to businesses excelling in a particular area. Self- nominations are encouraged or nominations can be made on behalf of the business by consultants, vendors, clients, or friends. An independent panel of judges will select the award recipients. The deadline for nominations is June 15, 2020. Awards will be presented at a banquet to be held at the Overture Center for the Arts in Madison on Sept. 24.

The awards program is sponsored by CPA firm BDO USA, LLP and First Business Bank.

Additional information about the program including a list of past winners, nomination forms, sample nominations, and video clips from past banquets can be found at www.familybusinessaward.com or call 608-828-3101.





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