Amish Craftsmen recognized
Cedarburg firm nominated as ‘most innovative’

News Graphic Staff

Feb. 19, 2019

 The ownership group and employees at Amish Craftsmen Guild in Cedarburg include, front row from left, Laura Armstrong-Goss, Amanda Goss, Stacie Nowak and Reginald “Bud” Goss; back row, from left, Beth Zuraw, Stephanie Bergks, Stephan Korten, Travis Ford, Jason Collins, Tina Kyzer and Barb Ridgely. The Amish Craftsman Guild, located at W64 N707 Washington Ave., has been named a finalist for two business excellence awards.
Photo by Mark Justesen

CEDARBURG — Amish Craftsmen Guild has been named a finalist for “Most Innovative Company” and “Best Retailer” for the 2019 Business Excellence Awards, an annual event that honors the best of the best small and medium-sized businesses around the world.

The event started Sunday and runs through today in Charleston, S.C. It is designed to showcase exceptional results for business owners, entrepreneurs, and their teams. The Business Excellence Forum and Awards are sponsored by Action-COACH, an award-winning business coaching franchise, according to a news release.

Amish Craftsmen Guild has carved out a niche in sustainable, high-quality handcrafted outdoor furniture in Cedarburg.

Amish Craftsmen Guild has been in business for more than 20 years, collaborating with old-order Amish crafters to create timeless and unique pieces that meet the ever-changing styles and demands of consumers while being socially and environmentally responsible, the news release added.

The 2019 Business Excellence Forum and Awards are part of ActionCOACH’s ongoing commitment to innovation, business excellence and business re-education for owners and teams who operate and work in small- and medium-sized businesses.

In addition to the awards ceremony, the Business Excellence Forum will feature seminars with top speakers in the world of business.

They include: Law of Attraction guru Michael Losier; Action-COACH CEO Brad Sugars; author Mark Thompson; first female NFL coach Jen Welter; author Sheri Riley; and business powerhouse Stephen Hightower, the news release added.

Amish Craftsmen Guild is located at W64 N707 Washington Ave. in Cedarburg. Its phone number is 262618-2105. The business can be found online at

Details on the Business Excellence Forum are online at