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

17 Aug
Aug 17th through Sept 9th
Nominations Accepted
19 Sept
Sept 19th Through Sept 27th
First Round of Voting
28 Sept
Sept 28th
Announce the Top 16
29 Sept
Sept 29th Through Oct 4th
1st Round of Bracket Voting
5 Oct
Oct 5th
Announce the Top 8
6 Oct 6
Oct 6th Through Oct 11th
2nd Round of Bracket Voting
12 Oct
Oct 12th
Announce Top 4
13 Oct
Oct 13th Through Oct 19th
Final Round of Voting
19 Oct
Oct 19th
Announce Winner



Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin