Deadline is Friday for Marketplace Governor’s Awards

Freeman Staff

Sept. 8, 2014

WAUKESHA - Friday is the deadline for applying for the 2014 Marketplace Governor’s Awards that recognize outstanding Wisconsin businesses owned by minorities, women and service-disabled veterans.

Small and large businesses will be honored in two categories: “The Outstanding Business Award,” which recognizes established businesses that have demonstrated the capacity to grow over the past five years and have plans for continued expansion in the future; and “The Rising Star Award,” which honors businesses established after 2010 that have demonstrated strong growth potential.

Nomination forms and more details can be found at

Winners will be honored at Marketplace 2014, the Governor’s Conference on Minority Business Development, which will be held Oct. 22-23 at the Potawatomi Expo Center in Milwaukee.