Trendsetter Awards2021-06-22T13:03:48-04:00
Nominate yourself or someone else in the Berkshire region.

Berkshire Trendsetter Awards Categories

Thank you to our 2019 Trendsetter Underwriter

Greylock Federal Credit Union

Previous Berkshire Trendsetter Awards Recipients


2018 – General Dynamic Mission Systems

2017 – The Community of North Adams

2016 – Tanglewood/BSO

2015 – Hotel on North

2014 – Berkshire Health Sytems

2013 – The Clark

2012 – Jacob’s Pillow

2011 – Solid Sound Festival at MASS MoCA

Innovative Marketing Campaign – Lee Bank

Creative Economy Standout – Steve Sears (The Stationery Factory)

Entrepreneur/Visionary of the Year – Margaret Keller (Community Access to the Arts)

Growing/Advancing the Berkshire Economy – MASS MoCA

Newcomer of the Year – Theory Wellness

Nonprofit Impact – Roots Rising

Under 40 Change-Maker – Jess Sweeney, Director – O+ Festival; Founder – ROOTS; Co-Founder – Common Folk

Creative Economy Standout – WAM Theatre

Comprehensive Marketing Campaign – Community Access to the Arts (CATA)

Newcomer of the Year – The Nonprofit Center of the Berkshires

Nonprofit Impact – The Brien Center

Entrepreneur/Visionary of the Year – Stephen Boyd

Under 40 Change-Maker – Krystle Gallo

Growing & Advancing the Berkshire Economy – Berkshire Agricultural Ventures

Creative Economy Standout – Jacob’s Pillow

Comprehensive Marketing Campaign – Shakespeare & Co.

Newcomer of the Year – State Senator Adam Hinds

Nonprofit Impact – McCann Technical High School

Entrepreneur/Visionary of the Year – Tad Ames

Under 40 Change-Maker – Jessica Vecchia

Growing & Advancing the Berkshire Economy – Allegrone

Creative Economy Standout – Blue Q

Comprehensive Marketing Campaign – City of North Adams

Newcomer of the Year – Methuselah

Nonprofit of the Year – Berkshire Family YMCA

Entrepreneur/Visionary of the Year – Paul LeBlanc of Zogics

Under 40 Change-Maker – Christina Barrett of BCC

Growing & Advancing the Berkshire Economy – Unistress

Nonprofit Impact – Multicultural BRIDGE

Growing/Advancing the Berkshire Economy – Berkshire Innovation Center

Creative Industries Innovation – Charter the Berkshires

Entrepreneur/ Visionary of the Year – Onyx Specialty Papers

Under 40 Change Maker – Sen. Ben Downing

Newcomer of the Year – Berkshire Yoga Dance and Fitness

Comprehensive Marketing Campaign – Berkshire International Film Festival

Creativity and Innovation – Lymphedivas

Newcomer of the Year – No. Six Depot

Nonprofit of the Year – Berkshire United Way

Public Relations – Briarcliff Motel

Overall Marketing Campaign – Jiminy Peak

Young Professional Making a Difference – Pete White

Growing/Advancing the Berkshire Economy – Berkshire Community College

Creativity and Innovation – Big Head Books

Young Professional Making a Difference – Brad Felix

Public Relations – The Mount, Edith Wharton’s Home

Marketing on a Shoestring – Tara Consolati Marketing +pr

Nonprofit of the Year – Community Access to the Arts

Growing/Advancing the Berkshire Economy – The Clark

Overall Marketing – 10×10 on North Festival

Inspiring a Community – Berkshire County ARC

Workforce Development – Berkshire Health Systems

Marketing on a Shoestring – Charter the Berkshires

Public Relations – Lenox Wedding Tour

Online Marketing – Barrington Stage Company

Inspiring a Community – Cultural Pittsfield

Advertising – Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

Public Relations – Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute

Marketing on a Shoestring – TSUBO Massage