Industry Appreciation

The LADCO/Coulee Bank Industry Appreciation Breakfast is held each summer. The event is designed to say “thank you” to the many businesses that make this area a great place to live, work, and play. It includes a keynote speaker and presentation of the Diamond Recognition – Manufacturer of the Year – Award, Triangle of Achievement Award, and the LADCO/CenturyLink Coulee Region Entrepreneurial Initiative Business Plan Competition Awards. The Special Recognition Award and/or the Lifetime Achievement in Economic Development Award are also given on occasion.

Diamond Recognition Award

The Diamond Recognition Award is presented to a company that has demonstrated leadership, quality, innovation, expansion, export focus, and job creation.

Triangle of Achievement Award Winners

The Triangle of Achievement Award, the area’s fist collaboration award celebrates the efforts of organizations, companies and/or local government which have teamed up to bring a certain project into fruition or collaborated to resolve issues central to the area’s economic development.

LADCO/CenturyLink Coulee Region Entrepreneurial Initiative Business Plan Competition Awards

This Business Plan Competition is open to those opening a new or expanding business in the La Crosse Area. Winners are eligible for cash awards, potential for zero-interest loans, and potential for reduced lease rates at the Coulee Region Business Center. For more information about the Business Plan Competition click HERE.

Past Award Winners Summary