May 22, 2014
/PRNewswire/ -- Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE: BGG) received a BizTimes I.Q. Award for Innovation from BizTimes Media LLC. The I.Q. Awards salute southeastern
businesses for their innovative products, services or processes.
The winners received their awards at a lunch ceremony on
Wednesday, May 21
, at the Potawatomi Bingo Casino Woodland Dreams Ballroom in
at 1721 W. Canal St., from
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
The ceremony took place during the BizExpo,
largest business-to-business conference.
"We are extremely proud to accept the BizTimes I.Q. Award for Innovation," said
, Chairman, President and CEO of Briggs & Stratton Corporation. "This goes a long way and reflects our corporate strategy of global innovation."
The ceremony featured a keynote presentation from
, a professional entrepreneur and founder of BOSI Global, a firm that operates and manages a
portfolio of companies throughout the U.S. and
. Abraham is considered a subject matter expert in small business, entrepreneurship and free enterprise.
Lifetime Achievement Award recipient,
, was recognized at the event, and
, WISN-Channel 12 news anchor, emceed the awards ceremony.
Briggs & Stratton submitted their Innovation Showcase for the Bravo I.Q. Award. The Innovation Showcase is an internal program designed to highlight innovations across the entire company through three categories: Product, Process and Customer Delight Innovation. Team members win prizes and attend a recognition ceremony. The Company is currently about to announce their fourth annual Innovation Showcase for Fiscal Year 2015.