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Business Month

The Greater Wausau Chamber of Commerce will host their Business Month in April 2024.

The month featured several programs, including a pair of the Chamber's signature events:

Small Business of the Year Award recipients named

The Greater Wausau Chamber of Commerce named the recipients of the 2023 Small Business of the Year Awards at a program held at the Hilton Garden Inn in Rib Mountain on Thursday, April 13. Thirteen businesses and organizations had been named as finalists in two categories.

The Small Business of the Year Awards recognizes business growth, community involvement and innovative efforts in the Wausau region and is a part of the Chamber’s Business Month.

Read the full release here.

Visit the Chamber's video library to watch recorded interviews with each of the finalists.

Business-to-Consumer Award Finalists:

Accentu Inc
Amaximmo LLC
Buska Retirement Solutions Inc
El Tequila Salsa LLC
In The Lite Electric
Patriot Auto Repair LLC
Restlawn Memorial Park LLC
Rivers Edge Campground

Charitable Non-Profit Award Finalists:

Christmas in July Charity
DC Everest Area Education Foundation
Hmong American Center Inc
Never Forgotten Honor Flight
Monk Botanical Gardens


Past Small Business of the Year recipients:

​Badger International (1984)
Becher-Hoppe Associates Inc (2010)
Becker Communications Inc (1988)
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northcentral Wisconsin Inc (2012)
Boys & Girls Club of the Wausau Area Inc (2013)
Bridge Community Health Clinic (2014)
Center for the Visual Arts Inc (2016)
City Grill Restaurant & Event Space (2017)
Colby Metal (2018)
Creative Communication & Design Inc (2016 )
Crystal Finishing Systems Inc (2000)
CW Paper (1989)
Deluxe (FKA Wausau Financial Systems) (1995)
Evolutions in Design LLC (2005)
Finishing Touch Signs (2014)
Fred Mueller Automotive Inc (1987)
G3 Industries (FKA Wire Maid Manufacturing) (1999)
Great Dane Pub & Brewing Co, The (2015)
Grebe’s Inc (2014)
Griesbach Auto Service Inc (2016)
Hadley Office Products Inc (1985)
Home Insulation Company of Wausau Inc (2010)
Hsu’s Ginseng Enterprises Inc (1991)
Hurtis Heating & Air Conditioning Inc (2009)
IROW Shredding, Recycling & Consulting (1998)
J & D Tube Benders Inc (2005)
Junior Achievement of Wisconsin Inc - Northcentral District (2017)
K-tech Charities Inc (2020)
​K-tech Kleening Systems Inc (2007)
Kafka Granite LLC (2011)
Kinziegreen Marketing Group (FKA Kinzie & Green Inc) (1993)
Kohlman’s IGA (1983)
Kulp’s of Stratford LLC (2012)
L & S Electric Inc (1986)
LB Medwaste Services Inc (2020)
Lamb’s Fresh Market – Wausau – Rib Mountain (2022)
LandArt Inc (2008)
Lewis Construction Inc (2007)
Luoma Design Solutions Inc (2019)
Major Industries Inc (2009)
Management Recruiters of Wausau LLC (2004)
Mint Cafe Inc, The (2006)
Mutual of Wausau Insurance Corporation (2015)
The Neighbors' Place (2021)
Never Forgotten Honor Flight (2023)
Norlen Inc (1997)
Northwest Tool & Manufacturing Company Inc (2021)
Patriot Auto Repair (2023)
Pepsi Cola Bottling of Wausau (1981)
Preventive Dental Specialties Inc (2003)
REI Engineering Inc (2002)
Riiser Energy (1994)
RMM Solutions Inc (2013)
Ruppel Chiropractic LLC (2019)
Something’s Brewing LLC (1990)
Spectrum Insurance Group LLC (2017)
Stainless Specialists Inc (1996)
Stine Eye Center LLC (2012)
TCTeardrops (2018)
TD Fischer Group Inc (2006)
United Way of Marathon County Inc (2015)
Van Der Geest Dairy Cattle Inc (2004)
Vortex Tool Inc (2001)
Wausau Carriers Inc (1992)
Wausau Catering Inc - Rose Garden Banquet & Catering (2003)
Wausau Container Corporation (2002)
Wausau Country Club Inc (2021)
Wausau River District Inc (2019)
Wausau Smiles Dental LLC (2020)
Wisconsin Automotive & Truck Education Association (2022)
​Wimmer Construction Inc (1982)
The Women's Community (2018)
Wynn O Jones & Associates Inc (2008)
Yach’s Body & Custom Inc (2011)
Young’s Drug Store (2013)