Congratulations to all of the nominees and sponsors!
The 10th Annual Indie Biz Awards were a great success – the winners are:
Best New Business – Rosanna’s Ice Cream
Flavor of Portland – Portland Food Co-op
Creative Crusader – Portland House of Music and Events
Environmental Hero – Portland Trails
Portland Ambassador – Portland Downtown
Portland’s Best Kept Secret – Stinson & Company
Portland Icon – Longfellow Books
Buy Local Champion – Stacy Mitchell from Institute for Local Self-Reliance
Made in Portland – Sea Bags
Business to Business – Cloudport
Better Together – Portland Maine Farmers’ Market
Check out our Facebook for photos from the event!
What: 10th Annual Indie Biz Awards
When: Thursday, October 12 from 6-9pm
Where: Portland House of Music & Events
Why: Celebrate Portland’s vibrant independent business community and find out the winners for categories like “Portland Icon,” “Best New Business,” “Portland’s Best Kept Secret,” and more! Plus enjoy live music, a silent auction, complimentary food, and a cash bar
How Much: $5-$10 suggested donation at the door
You can also bid on this year’s spectacular raffle item (diamond earrings valued at $3500!) ahead of time by clicking here. Raffle tickets are only $10 each
This event is the year’s biggest, most fun celebration of Portland’s local, independent business community. Join us to nosh on tasty local treats, win some sweet scores at the silent auction, and help keep Portland independent!
Thank you to our event sponsors:
Aikido of Maine / Allagash Brewing Co. / Andrew and Debra Tenenbaum / BENCHMARK Residential & Investment Real Estate / Bull Feeney's / Caravan Beads / Casco Bay EyeCare / Casco Bay Frames & Gallery / Coffee By Design / CornerStone Building & Restoration / CrossFit Beacon / The Fish & Bone / Gorham Savings Bank / Green Clean Maine / Joan Leitzer / Teel Law Office, LLC / Liquid Riot / Longfellow Books / Maine Business Immigration Coalition / Malone Commercial Brokers / Marsh Agency / Max Ashburn / Nine Stones / No Umbrella Media, LLC / Nomads / OTTO / Philip Spalding / Port Property Management / Portland Food Co-op / Portland Downtown / Portland Farmers’ Market / Portside Real Estate Group / Renys Department Store / Rich Nowak / Runaways Run Club / Sanctuary Tattoo / Sebago Brewing Company / Stacy Mitchell / Summit Case Management Services, LLC. / The SunriseGuide / Tsunami Tattoo / University Credit Union / University of Southern Maine / Wellness Connection of Maine / Young’s Furniture