NEON Toast to Business Northside Awards



The Toast to Northside: Business Awards is an annual event celebrating outstanding Northside businesses and entrepreneurs. Businesses are nominated by the community, with awards given in the following categories:

  • Business Rock of the Northside: In recognition of the vital role they play in the community and their rock-solid support of those around them

  • Paper Maker of the Northside: In recognition of their business saavy and building wealth in North Minneapolis

  • Scissor Business of the Northside: In recognition of their innovation and ability to CUT through expectations and create change.




These awards are made possible by the newly restarted Northside Business Lunches. These monthly gatherings are opportunities for local businesses to connect and learn about business best practices. These lunches are a collaboration between NEON and WBC.