WEDA announces awards finalists

Posted by of Insight Publications

Oshkosh, Green Bay and Sheboygan projects, companies and organizations made the finalist list for the Wisconsin Economic Development Association’s 2019 Community and Economic Development Awards, which will be presented at the Edgewater Hotel in Madison on Sept. 11.

The Wisconsin Economic Development Association (WEDA) established the awards to recognize businesses, projects and organizations that are making exceptional contributions to advance economic growth and prosperity in Wisconsin.

The finalists are:

Business Retention and Expansion:

  • Dynamic Lifecycle Innovations, Onalaska
  • Extrusion Dies Industries, LLC, Chippewa Falls
  • Promega Corp., Madison

Economic Development Initiative:

  • River Prairie Project, Altoona
  • Greater Green Bay Chamber of Commerce
  • UniverCity Year Alliance, Madison

Economic Driver:

  • Acuity Insurance, Sheboygan
  • EVCO Plastics, Oshkosh

Public-Private Partnership:

  • Opportunity Center, Prairie du Chien
  • ROC Ventures, Milwaukee
  • Transload Terminal, Oshkosh

Real Estate Development and Reuse:

  • The Stella Hotel and Ballroom, Kenosha
  • The Rail Yard, Green Bay
  • Hotel Indigo, Madison

Talent Development

  • Co-op Program of Inspire Sheboygan County
  • Think Eau Claire
  • Western Technical College, La Crosse

To learn more about the awards or register, visit