BizX 2023 Award Winners

BizX 2023 Award Winners

Congratulations to the 2023 BizX Award Winners!! It was an electrifying three days at the Opryland Resort in Nashville.  We hope you will join us for BizX 2024 in fabulous Las Vegas on April 14-16, 2024.   BizX 2024 Tickets & Information

Best Child Friendly Business

  • Little Bee’s Playhouse
    Amarillo Texas
    Coach: Rory Shepard

Best Community Impact/Corporate Responsibility

  • Faith Hope & Love
    Location: Racine, WI
    Coach: Dave Steffan

Best Company Culture

  • Cleary Company
    Columbus, OH
    Coach: Peg Buehrle

Best Customer Service

  • Puptown Lounge
    Columbus, OH
    Coach: Pete McDowell

Best E-Commerce

  • Magnfi
    Venice, FL
    Coach: Scott Bedell

Best Food Service/Quick Service

  • Twisted Grounds
    Madison, WI
    Coach: Bill Vinson

Best Full-Service Restaurant

  • DADAS Grill Guyana
    Georgetown, Guyana
    Coach: Vishnu Doerga

Best Green/Sustainable Business

  • Techne
    Location: San Diego, CA
    Coach: Karie Kaufmann

Best Import/Export Company

  • Floor It Guyana
    Queenstown, Guyana
    Coach: Vishnu Doerga

Best Manufacturer/Wholesaler/Distributor

  • Glycerin Traders LLC
    LaPorte, IN
    Coach: Grant Hellwarth

Best New Business with Under 10 Employees

  • Madison Chai Ltd.
    Location: Kingston, Jamaica
    Coach: Marcia Woon Choy

Best New Business with Over 10 Employees

  • Scooter’s Coffee
    Pearland, TX
    Coach: Breanne Salcedo/Hala Dabboussy

Best New CEO

  • Moylam Wong
    Houston, TX
    Coach: Doug Winnie

Best Overall Company

  • Sauer Group LLC
    Columbus, Ohio
    Coach: Peg Buehrle

Best Pet Friendly

  • Katie Getman Design
    Spokane Valley, WA
    Coach: Kendra Wiiest

Best Retailer

  • Inti Solar Water Heater
    Location: Jakarta, Indonesia
    Coach: Yusman Susanto

Best Service Based Over 10 Employees

  • College Hunks Hauling Junk and Moving – Palm Beach
    Location: Lake Worth Beach, FL
    Coach: Michael Dill

Best Service Based Under 10 Employees

  • Draft House Design Studio, LLC
    Location: Houston, TX
    Coach: Sean Schoenmakers

CEO of the Year

  • Juliet Aurora from AIS Solutions
    Location: Burlington, ON Canada
    Coach: Karie Kaufmann

Employee of the Year

  • Mike Gingras from Berwick Animal Clinic
    Location: Columbus, Ohio
    Coach: Michelle Calcasola

Entrepreneur of the Year

  • Dennis Zeedyk from Glycerin Traders LLC
    Location: LaPorte, IN
    Coach: Grant Hellwarth

Female Entrepreneur of the Year

  • Andrea Lukuch from Cats Only Veterinary Clinic
    Location: Columbus, OH
    Coach: Annette Hohnberger

Minority Owned Business of the Year

  • The Historic Magnolia House
    Location: Greensboro, NC
    Coach: Mary Ann Hauser

Most Innovative

  • Healing Hearts Family Counseling Center, LLC
    Location: Sun Prairie, WI
    Coach: Kory Dogs

VP/Director/Dept Head of the Year

  • Carlington Willis from Eye Q Optical Limited
    Location: Kingston, Jamaica
    Coach: Marcia Woon Choy

Young Entrepreneur of the Year

  • Kristina Madden from Madden Therapy Solutions
    Location: St Petersburg, FL
    Coach: Tony Tona

Best Non-Profit Organization

  • Siouxland Human Investment Partnership (SHIP)
    Location: Sioux City, IA
    Coach: Linda Krei

Favorite Neighborhood Business

  • Paul David Endicott LLC
    Location: Columbus, OH
    Coach: Michelle Calcasola

 BizX 2023 rules and information:  

  1. Nominations are open to any business which meets the criteria for each award.
  2. Self-nominations are welcomed.
  3. Once nominated, all nominees will be contacted and asked to complete a Nomination Validation form to ensure we have all the contact information and the business name correct.
  4. Nominations should include a statement of nomination by the nominator briefly providing reasons why the business should be considered.
  5. Nominees that do not return the Nomination Validation form will not be considered for the second stages of the award process.
  6. Nominees must return their Nomination Validation form on or before January 31, 2023 at midnight Pacific Standard Time.
  7. Finalists will be selected between February & March 2023.  If further details are required from judges, individual nominees will be contacted directly.
  8. All validated nominees will be recognized with a Certificate of Achievement.
  9. Finalists will be provided a Finalist Certificate and winners will receive a Customized BizX Award trophy once we have confirmed that they have met all the criteria and all the requirements within each category.
  10. Winners will be announced at the BizX Awards Gala on April 5, 2023.  Please note winners in the categories marked “Special BizX Award Categories” will not be awarded on stage during the Gala.

All rules are subject to change at any time and we reserve the right to cancel, suspend or delay any and all timelines for the awards.

These awards are for entertainment purposes only.

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