SEDC Annual Awards

2022 SEDC Award of Excellence Winner – Ketel Thorstenson, LLP

Created in 1999 to annually recognize a business which best exemplifies dedication and commitment within the areas of business development, capital investment, job creation and leadership within the community.

Past Award of Excellence recipients include:

  • 2021 – Pioneer Bank & Trust
  • 2020 –  Knecht Home Center
  • 2019 –   Prairie Hills Transit
  • 2018 –   Black Hills Energy
  • 2017 –   Speedy Mart
  • 2016 –   Spearfish School District
  • 2015 –   Holiday Inn
  • 2014 –   White’s Queen City Dealerships
  • 2013 –   TMone
  • 2012 –   Spearfish Regional Health
  • 2011 –   Spearfish Forest Products
  • 2010 –   Donovan Construction

 

2022 SEDC Spirit of Enterprise Award Winner – Auto Choice

Created in 2003 and honors a small business which best exemplifies the spirit of free enterprise in Spearfish. The award recognizes the entrepreneurial spirit of those who take risks and make the investment of time and money to grow a small business.

Past Spirit of Enterprise (Rising Star Award) recipients include:

  • 2021 – City Brew Coffee
  • 2020 –  Recreation Station
  • 2019 –   All About Potential Family Chiropractic
  • 2018 –   Guadalajara’s Mexican Restaurant
  • 2017 –   Captain Clean of Northern Hills
  • 2016 –   Alpine Impressions
  • 2015 –   Lawrence County Title
  • 2014 –   Quik Signs
  • 2013 –   Black Hills Urethane
  • 2012 –   Crow Peak Brewery
  • 2011 –   Johner Construction
  • 2010 –   Quarq Technology

 

2022 Emerging Business Achievement Award Winner – Creekside Bean & Vine

Created in 2020 to recognize a start-up business that has attained outstanding achievement and demonstrates successful business practices, supports and engages in civic activities, and develops partnerships within the Spearfish business community.

Past Emerging Business Achievement Award recipients include:

  • 2021 – DirtBags BikeGear
  • 2020 –  Antunez Cuisine