Saint Paul Business Awards

Saint Paul Business Award

Business is booming in Saint Paul – and our business community is one of our city’s most valuable resources.  From small businesses to major employers and new start-ups to generations-old family firms, Saint Paul companies provide jobs and services to residents, support for our nonprofit institutions, and a solid foundation for our city’s growth and prosperity. To recognize the outstanding businesses that call Saint Paul home, the City of Saint Paul launched the Saint Paul Business Awards Program in 2017.

The Saint Paul Business Awards Program recognizes local businesses that provide critical services, contribute to our community, invest in their employees and are committed to our values of equity and diversity.  Starting January 6, 2020, you many nominate your favorite business.  Also, if you are a businessowner, you may self-nominate and be sure to select 'Business nominating themselves' in the Submitter Type field.  The closing date for nominating is Friday, February 28, 2020. 

2019 Business Awards Winners

  • A. Johnson & Sons Florist at 1738 Grand Avenue - Traditions Award - Honoring a business that has been active in Saint Paul for at least 20 years.
  • Waldmann Brewery & Wurstery at 445 Smith Avenue N. - New Kid on the Block Award - Honoring a business that has opened in Saint Paul within the last five years.
  • Brake Bread at 1174 West Seventh Street - Good Neighbor - Honors a business that shows a dedication to improving the community.
  • SIR Boxing Club at 1440 Arcade Street - People’s Choice Award - Honoring a business that is recognized for its excellence by Saint Paul residents.

The 2019 award winners were recognized at a Saint Paul City Council meeting and reception on April 10, 2019.

Winners of the 2019 Business Awards was determined by a panel made up of past winners and business advisors from the Saint Paul Community.   The selection committee included:

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