About the Award

Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC) and Johnson Financial Group are partnering once again to determine the Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin. The annual competition aims to highlight the state’s vibrant manufacturing industry – which employs 1 in 6 Wisconsinites!



Contest Dates

16 Aug
Aug 16th through Sept 3rd
Nominations Accepted
15 Sept
Sept 15th Through Sept 21st
First Round of Voting
22 Sept
Sept 22nd
Announce the Top 16
23 Sept
Sept 23rd Through Sept 28th
1st Round of Bracket Voting
29 Sept
Sept 29th
Announce the Top 8
30 Sept
Sept 30th Through Oct 5th
2nd Round of Bracket Voting
6 Oct
Oct 6th
Announce Top 4
7 Oct
Oct 7th Through Oct 14th
Final Round of Voting
14 Oct
Oct 14th
Announce Winner

Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin