2023 Business Excellence Award Winners


The Amazing Gala

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The Amazing Gala, 2023 Excellence in Business Awards was truly an amazing event for our community.

The evening was a star studded event focusing on the forward momentum of success

in local business and their achievments in fostering growth,

promoting economic stability, and recognizing and fulfilling the

needs to keep our community prosperous.


Congratulations to our finalists, our award winners.

Thank you to our presenters,

our sponors, and last but not least,

YOU for being the best part of an

AMAZING evening!


Step and Repeat Photos

Candid Evening Photos

Recap Videos

Congratulations to the

2023 Excellence in Business Award Recipients

David Kieser, Midwest Food Bank

Legacy of Excellence

Bloomington-Normal YMCA

Nonprofit Excellence

AXIS 360 Commercial Real Estate Specialists

New & Emerging Excellence

Tracy Patkunas, Realtor at RE/MAX Rising

Micro Business Excellence

Team Wycoff Realtors-Berkshire Hathaway

Small Business Excellence

Synergy HomeCare

Large Business Excellence

Trever Kuipers-First Mid Bank & Trust

Ambassador of the Year