The Annual Excellence in Economic Development Awards Breakfast is a celebration to recognize businesses and individuals who create a positive business climate in Manitowoc County. 

The awards will be presented in early May at our 13th Annual Excellence in Economic Development Awards Breakfast.

Award Nomination Info:

Nominations are NOW OPEN for Progress Lakeshore’s 2024 Excellence in Economic Development Awards in the following categories:

Economic Accelerator of the Year- This award recognizes an individual or organization that has played a key leadership role in economic development.

Neighborhood Development- This award recognizes innovative real estate development or re-use projects that are purposely built or adaptively reused to enhance the community and positively impact the local economy.

Community Enhancement- This award recognizes a business or organization that has made a substantial impact on the quality of life in Manitowoc County by creating projects and initiatives to make Manitowoc County a more attractive place to live and work.
Corporate Investment- This award recognizes a business that has made a positive economic impact on the community (capital investment), has gone above and beyond to enhance their workforce, and has developed innovation in either product or process, to improve and adapt to marketplace change. 
Entrepreneurial Achievement- This award recognizes an individual or emerging small business that has developed their ideas, products and/or services into a viable, competitive business, while positively impacting the community. 
 
If you know a business or individual positively impacting Manitowoc County’s business landscape in any of these categories, give them the recognition they deserve by nominating them here!

Thank you to this year’s sponsors! 

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