Each May, TwinWest Chamber of Commerce honors the entrepreneurial spirit of its membership at the Business Awards Luncheon by awarding a Young Professional and Entrepreneur of the Year and recognizing a Community Builder and Non-profit Community Builder from our membership. A high-profile business leader is also featured as a keynote speaker.
With about 200 guests, the 2016 Business Luncheon was held at the Marriott Minneapolis West in St. Louis Park on Thursday, May 26. The event was emceed by Tim McNiff, from Media Minefield, with a keynote speech by Joe Nayquonabe, CEO of Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures.
TwinWest named Dave Meyer of BizzyWeb as its 2016 Entrepreneur of the Year; Chris Duffy of Goff Public was named its 2016 Young Professional of the Year; Interfaith Outreach & Community Partners was recognized as the Non-profit Community Builder of the Year and Liberty Diversified International was recognized as the Community Builder of the Year.
TwinWest also recognized these deserving finalists:
Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist
Sharol Tyra, Life Illumination Coaching & Image
Young Professional of the Year Finalist
Katherine Bomstad Plotnik, Prosperwell Financial
Jeremy Neybert, Two Men and a Truck