Biz Awards

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Local Biz Awards

The local biz awards excel in recognizing and celebrating members for inspiration, involvement, achievement, and leadership in their neighborhoods, their communities, and Dane Buy Local!

Dane Buy Local members are be recognized for inspiration, involvement, achievement, and leadership in their neighborhoods, their communities, and Dane Buy Local. 

2023 Winners

Above & Beyond Award: REAP Food Group
Community Supporter Award: Abel Contemporary Gallery
Family Wellbeing Award: Mentoring Positives
Impressive New Member Award: Edgerton Hospital and Health Services
Lemonade Maker Award: Ben Jackson Foundation
Looking for the Helper Award: Migrants Restaurant
Outstanding Innovator Award: Dane County Regional Airport
Partnership Award: Metcalfe's Market
Sustainability Award: Slipstream Inc
Under the Radar Award: Arcus Communication Design
Staff Pick Award: Badger Barter
Rose Molz Local Legacy Award: Madison Black Chamber of Commerce

2022 Winners

Above and Beyond Award: Delta Beer Lab
Community Supporter Award: Bank of Sun Prairie
Family Wellbeing Award: Ulla Eyewear
Impressive New Member Award: PDICE Entertainment
Lemonade Maker Award: Cafe Costa Rica / Mango Man
Look for the Helper Award: Cambridge Market Café
Outstanding Innovator Award: Beef Butter BBQ
Partnership Award: Evjue Foundation 
Sustainability Award: Holy Wisdom Monastery
Community Progress Award: Short Stack Eatery
Staff Pick Award: Z Boutique
Rose Molz Local Legacy Award: Amy Johnson of Madison Essentials & Towns & Associates

2020 Winners

Above and Beyond Award:  Banzo

Community Supporter Award:  The Chocolate Caper

Look for the Helpers Award:  Strategic Brand Marketing

Impressive New Member Award:  SWAVE

Family Wellbeing Award:  Madison Reading Project

Sustainability Award:  The Ugly Apple

Lemonade Maker Award:  Luna's Groceries

Outstanding Innovator Award:  Total Administrative Services Corporation

Partnership Award:  Klein's Floral & Greenhouses

Local Legacy Award:  Madison Gas & Electric

Staff Pick Award:  Monona Bank

Special COVID Recognition - for their contributions during this difficult time:

Special 2020 Award to Colin Murray - for his commitment to our community and hard work supporting local businesses and business owners during this time

2019 Winners

Provisions & Potables: Rosie's Coffee Bar & Bakery

Sustainable Partner: Home Savings Bank

Retail & Relaxation: JNJ Craftworks

Home & Pet: Chads Design Build

Business Expert: WWBIC

Family Wellbeing: Willy Street Co-Op

Community: Northside Planning Council

Staff Pick: Summit Credit Union

Local Legacy: Metcalfe's Market 

Body & Soul: The Healthy Place

Tech & Media: City of Madison Metro Transit

2018 Winners

Provisions & Potables: Fuegos Restaurant

Retail & Relaxation: Mystery To Me

Home & Pet: Hallman Lindsay Paints

Business Expert: Badger Barter

Family Wellbeing: Dane County Credit Union

Community: Community Living Alliance

Staff Pick: Communication Concepts

Local Legacy: EZ Office Products

Body & Soul: Monroe Street Framing

Tech & Media: Towns & Associates

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