February 27, 2024 | BOLD Awards Gala

BOLD Finalists

Original. Inventive. Daring and BOLD. These awards are a BIG DEAL.

These awards are designed to honor and recognize innovation, inspirational moves, bold visions and leaders that have made bold moves to positively grow, restructure or enhance their companies for the benefit of all stakeholders. Leaders and their teams (investment bankers, lawyers, bankers, and others assisting the nominees BOLD moves) will be recognized for imagination, innovation and extraordinary efforts to grow Minnesota.

Event Details:

Tuesday, February 27, 2024
2:30 PM - 6:00 PM 
The Metropolitan, 5418 Wayzata Blvd, Golden Valley, MN 55416

Registration is now open

Member $175
Nonmember $225
Corporate Table $2,750


Event Agenda

2:30 -3:30 pm: hosted beer and wine, hors d'hoeuvres & networking 
3:30 pm: awards program begins 
5:00 pm: additional networking, dessert buffet 
5:15 BOLDest of the BOLD is announced. 
6:00 pm: adjourn. 

Thank you to our sponsors: EideBailly, PNC Bank, RSM, Twin Cities Business Monthly, USI
Thank you to our Table Sponsors: Baker TillyBallard Spahr LLPBDOCREO Create LLCInnovative Office SolutionsIrish TitanMarvinMille Lacs Corporate VenturesNorthern Diversified SolutionsOrange Tree Employment ScreeningSchaffer ManufacturingRoers CompaniesStarkey HearingTonka Bay Equity Partners, Matter, Minnesota Bank & Trust, a division of HTLF BankTradition Capital BankUNRLUSI Insurance Services.

BOLD sponsors

Nominations have been submitted for organization category (by gross revenue):

  • Small & Growing ($0-$20 million)
  • Middle Market ($20-$250 million)
  • Large & Established ($250 million +)
  • BOLDest Leader of the Year
  • BOLDest Transaction of the Year
  • BOLD Inspiration: Community Involvement

Nominations are for BOLD moves that occurred between January 1, 2022 and December 31, 2023.


About ACG Minnesota and the BOLD Awards

For those of you who are new to ACG Minnesota, we are a networking organization focused on growing the middle market through mergers and acquisitions, our 300 local members are driving those deals! ACG members, simply put, are corporate leaders and trusted partners: the attorneys, accountants, advisors and capital sources who get deals done. As an ACG member, you benefit from our global network of almost 15,000 members and over 90,000 investors, owners, executives, lenders and trusted advisors worldwide.

ACG Minnesota hosts almost 50 events in the Twin Cities every year, and the BOLD Awards is one of them that honors and highlights the innovative and inspirational organizations that make Minnesota great. This program celebrates the corporate leaders and teams that are behind successful mergers and acquisitions, financing and extraordinary strategies that lead to sustainability, remarkable performance and/or accelerated growth across all industries and size including not for profits. The judging process is intense and thorough, to whittle all nominations down to 18 finalists across 6 categories. The event is a vivid, high-energy BOLD celebration of the businesses that grow Minnesota! The winners of each category are announced at the event and finally the BOLDest of BOLD winner is chosen at the event via a real-time, live audience vote.



Event Details


February 27, 2024 2:30 PM - 6 PM CST