Our SP crew was present for last night's Innovation Celebration, an event produced by the Champaign County Economic Development Corporation. The EDC is celebrating year 10 of the event, which took place within the walls of Krannert Center for the Performing Arts. Innovation Celebration recognized individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions and provided leadership within the realm of Champaign County — helping to ensure the success and progress of the community.
Check out the photos from the event below, and congratulations to all of those involved in the event. There's a lot to celebrate here in Champaign-Urbana.
Craig Rost, Executive Director of the Champaign County Economic Development Corporation
Liz Kellner of Singleton Law Firm
Laura Frerichs, Master of Ceremonies, and Director of the University of Illinois Research Park
Phyllis Wise, Chancellor of the University of Illinois
Adam Tilton of Rithmio
Here's the entire list of nominees and winners (in bold):
Entrepreneurial Excellence: Social Venture Award
Scientific Animations Without Borders (SAWBO)
Entrepreneurial Excellence: New Venture Award
Veriflow Systems, Inc.
Agrible, Inc. (Ag Informatics)
EP Purification, Inc.
The Product Manufactory, LLC
BRG Sports, Inc.
HL Precision Manufacturing, Inc.
Cathy Singer – Yahoo!, Inc.
David Markun – Artisan Technology Group
Craig Bethke - Aqueous Solutions, LLC
Horizon Hobby, LLC
Cozad Asset Management, Inc.
Dr. Ryan Bailey
Dr. Kenneth Suslick
Dr. Brian Cunningham
Applied Media Promotions (AMP)