PRESS RELEASE - SOURCE EDAWN
Reno, Nev. (October 21, 2021) – The Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN), dignitaries, community guests and Title Sponsor, NOW Foods, celebrated the success and contributions of existing primary companies in the Greater Reno-Sparks area at the 9th Annual Existing Industry Awards Event held at the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa.
47 companies from Washoe County, Storey County, Reno, Sparks, and Fernley, as well as local nonprofits, were recognized for their valuable contributions.
2021 EDAWN Existing Industry Awards Winners
Tech Innovation: ITS Logistics
Covid Champion: Custom Ink
Corporate Citizen – Small: Red Dot Management, LLC
Corporate Citizen – Large: Monin
Employees First-Small: Iris Automation
Employees First-Large: Bombora
Small But Mighty: American Duchess
Leader in Sustainability: Fulcrum BioEnergy
Manufacturing Excellence-Small: Nutrient Survival
Manufacturing Excellence-Large: Haws Corporation
Engagement with Education-Small: TrainerRoad
Engagement with Education-Large: Intuit
Community Partner: Community Foundation of Northern Nevada
Company of the Year-Small: Tahoe Trail Bar
Company of the Year-Large: Nature’s Bakery
President’s Award: Artown
“The existing primary companies in Northern Nevada make up the backbone of our regional economy. They are responsible for approximately 50% of our jobs. This event provides an opportunity to the community to thank these companies and let them know we truly appreciate their investment, commitment to the region and their many contributions to our economic vitality” said Mike Kazmierski, CEO of EDAWN.
The Economic Development Authority off Western Nevada is a private/public partnership established in 1983. EDAWN is committed to adding quality jobs to the region by recruiting new companies, supporting the success of existing companies, and assisting new forming companies to diversify the economy and have a positive impact on the quality of life in Greater Reno-Sparks.