Nick Novak Joins WisBusiness The Podcast to Highlight Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin

MADISON – This week’s episode of “WisBusiness: the Podcast” features a conversation with Nick Novak, vice president of communications and marketing for Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce.

He discusses the Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin contest, which is accepting product submissions through Sept. 3. The contest, now in its sixth year, spotlights the most popular products made by the state’s manufacturing industry.

Once the nomination period ends, WMC will begin several rounds of voting on products, narrowing down the list of submissions to the top 16. Those products will go head-to-head in a tournament-style competition called “Manufacturing Madness,” with the final winner chosen from top four finalists.

The winner will be announced Oct. 14 at the WMC Business Day event, to be held in Pewaukee this year.

“We love the fact that Wisconsinites get so amped up about it,” Novak said. “The thing is that we have a lot of pride for the things made here in Wisconsin, whether it is machinery, or vehicles, or cheese or beer — all kinds of different things.”

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