2018 Berkshire Trendsetter Finalists Announced

1Berkshire is thrilled to announce the finalists for the 2018 Berkshire Trendsetter Awards! The winner in each category will be announced live at the eighth annual Celebrate the Berkshires gala on September 13th at the new Proprietor’s Lodge on Pontoosuc Lake.

The 1Berkshire Trendsetter Awards showcase Berkshire-based individuals and businesses who are moving the Berkshires forward across several categories. This year we had over 120 businesses, organizations and individuals nominated for the following Trendsetter categories: Comprehensive Marketing Campaign, Creative Economy Standout, Entrepreneur/Visionary of the Year, Growing/Advancing the Berkshire Economy, Newcomer of the Year, Nonprofit Impact, and Under 40 Change-Maker.

What you have all been waiting for.

Location: Bloom Meadows in Williamstown, Photo Credit: Tricia McCormack Photography

Now, without further ado…the finalists:

Comprehensive Marketing Campaign

  • Berkshire Theatre Festival 90th Anniversary Celebration
  • Community Access to The Arts (CATA)
  • Greylock WORKS
  • The Mastheads

Creative Economy Standout

  • B&B Micro Manufacturing
  • Dr. Lisa Donovan / MCLA
  • Framework
  • The Stationery Factory
  • WAM Theatre

Growing/Advancing the Berkshire Economy

  • Berkshire Agricultural Ventures
  • Interprint USA
  • The New Taconic High School
  • The Norad Mill / Moresi & Associates

Newcomer of the Year

  • Berkshire Scenic Rail – Hoosac Valley Service
  • Allyn Burrows & Adam Davis of Shakespeare & Co.
  • Nonprofit Center of the Berkshires
  • David York of Museum of Dog/Bowlin on the River

Nonprofit Impact

  • Berkshire Botanical Garden
  • Berkshire Children & Families
  • Hillcrest Educational Centers
  • Mass Audubon Berkshire Sanctuaries
  • The Brien Center

Under 40 Change-Maker

  • Krystle Gallo
  • Rabbi Neil Hirsch
  • Mindi Morin
  • Colin Ovitsky
  • Geeg Wiles

Entrepreneur/Visionary of the Year

  • Stephen Boyd of Boyd Technologies/Berkshire Innovation Center
  • Becky and Caleb Miner of Miner Combat
  • Ben Svenson of TOURISTS
  • Laura Shack of Firefly Gastropub & White Iris

Be sure to join us at Celebrate the Berkshires to cheer on each of the finalists and see who wins in each category. There is so much to celebrate #intheberkshires – come, and be a part of it! We encourage you to purchase your tickets today.

2018-08-07T12:52:20-04:00July 17th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: |

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