Small Business Development Center: 31st annual Dane County Small Business Award winners announced

For immediate release: May 22, 2013
Contact: Neil Lerner, Director, Small Business Development Center at UW-Madison or 608-263-0221

UW-Extension, via the Wisconsin SBDC Network, invites small businesses to networking event

The Dane County Small Business Awards celebrate small local companies and their owners for the risks they take and the contributions they make to our communities.

2013 Award Winners:
H & H Group Holdings, Madison
Naviant, Inc., Verona
Wisconsin Management Company, Madison
All-Color Powder Coating, Oregon
Beacon Athletics, Middleton
Graze, Madison
Communication Innovations, Fitchburg
The Coopers Tavern, Madison
Madison Music Foundry, Fitchburg
Wisconsin Financial Services, Madison

The awards event will be Friday, June 14, 2013 from 7:30 – 9:30 a.m. at the Sheraton Madison Hotel, 706 John Nolen Drive, Madison, Wisconsin. Cost to attend is $25. For more information see or call 608-262-3909.

The theme for the event is “Keeping Your Entrepreneurial Spirit Alive.” It features keynote speaker Alice Tillet, president of Pacific Cycle. Event attendees will have the opportunity to network with over 250 Dane County business owners and professionals as well as government and university representatives who serve the small business community.

Sponsors for the 2013 awards include the Small Business Development Center at UW-Madison, Chase Bank, Madison Gas & Electric Co., InBusiness Magazine, Mid-West Family Broadcasting, Wisconsin Business Development Finance Corp. and the State of Wisconsin Supplier Diversity Council.

The Madison Small Business Development Center, part of the Wisconsin SBDC Network, is a program of the University of Wisconsin-Extension’s Division of Entrepreneurship and Economic Development and is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.