Key Milwaukee

November 2013

An A-Z visitors guide to Milwaukee Wisconsin. Sponsored by Key Magazine Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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KEY Milwaukee wins small business award THE WISCONSIN ECONOMIC Development Corporation (WEDC) recently recognized KEY Milwaukee as the Outstanding Woman-Owned Small Business of 2013. Winners in this and other competition categories were announced at this year's Marketplace 2013 Governor's Conference on Minority Business Development in Milwaukee held at the Potawatomi Bingo Casino Expo Center. WEDC chief operating officer and deputy secretary Ryan Murray presented the awards recognizing minority and women-owned businesses for showing overall business excellence in sales, product, customer relations, employment, and management dimensions. Small Business category based on its steady expansion of visitor information services over the past 20 years. Founded in 1965, Beth Stafford acquired the publication in 1993 and has expanded it steadily into web and social media. Currently publishing the only monthly print visitor guide in Metro Milwaukee, the company also operates and and has a strong social media presence. Glorious Malone's Fine Sausage in Milwaukee was the first runner-up in this category; StrateVantage Communications LLC in Waukesha was the second runner-up. Commenting on the recognition, Stafford said a great deal of KEY Milwaukee's success is due to partnerships with other small businesses, including Amber Graphic Media of Oak Creek, Productive Knowledge of Brookfield and MKE Images of Germantown. "I am proud to celebrate and honor the successes of the finalists of 2013 Governor's Minority Business Awards," Murray said. "Our state is well served when business ownership reflects the strength and diversity of our population." KEY Milwaukee placed first in the Woman-Owned SPECIALIZING IN OYSTERS, FISH, AND FRESH SEAFOOD. ALSO SERVING STEAK, JAMBALAYA, SANDWICHES AND MUCH MORE! Hours: Sunday 11am-10pm Monday thru Thursday 11am-10pm Friday and Saturday 11am-12am 414-831-8862 2210 OLD WORLD 3RD STREET, MILWAUKEE, WI 53203 14

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