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Posted on: November 14, 2018

The 2018 Indie Business Awards were Tuesday, November 13th. Thank you to all who were nominated, attended and participated in the event. It was a wonderful evening celebrating local, independent business! Congratulations Indie Award Recipients and honorees:


Gary Mazzone Award Recipient:  Jackie Menne


Non-Profit Award Recipient: Springboard for the Arts

Honorees: Depart Smart, James J. Hill Center, The Wildflower Project


Emerging Business Award Recipient: Can Can Wonderland

Honorees: Bauhaus Brew Labs, The Coven, Twin Cities FLower Exchange


Impact Award Recipient: Mississippi Market Natural Foods Co-op

Honorees: Castle Building and Remodeling, Green Space True Nature Design, Software for Good, GBC


Founder Award Recipient: OffiCenters

Honorees: Electric Fetus, St. Paul Farmers Market, Wet Paint



A very special thank you to our sponsors who made it possible to celebrate in style!


Premier Sponsors:

Sunrise Banks

Warners’ Stellian


Event Sponsors:

Key Insurance

MN Insurance Group

Mississippi Market Natural Foods Co-op

Rubric Legal


In-Kind Sponsors:

Day Block Event Center

Schaaf Floral

Wood from the Hood


Silent Auction Sponsors:

Amore Coffee

Bartmann Group

Burning Brothers Brewing

Point Acupressure

Saint Paul Saints


And to our Judges who had the difficult job of sifting through all the nominations to select the finalists and recipients, THANK YOU!

Dr. Bruce Corrie, Director of Planning and Development, City of Saint Paul

Steve LeBeau, Synapse

Sara Stern, Family Business MN

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