SmartPrize 2017 Venues and Exhibitors
Matched Venues & Exhibitors
Venue: DIGS, 154 W Washington St
Exhibitors: Alyssa Pilot, Patrick Digneit, William Digneit
Description: Gastropub & entertainment venue in downtown Marquette
Hours Open for Viewing: 11AM-2AM daily
Venue: Elizabeth’s Chophouse, 113 S Front St
Exhibit: Marquette Mounts, Inc., Innovative, Patented Truck Rack System
Exhibitors: Robert Martin, Marquette
Description: Innovative and patented truck rack system that can be fitted with almost every rocket box available on the market and also works with virtually every sports-related rack system designed for the roof of a car. www.marquettemounts.com
Hours Open for Viewing: M-Sat 11 AM-10 PM, Sun 3pm-9pm
Venue: NeuroTrainer, 337 W Washington St
Exhibit: NeuroPlastic Rehabilitation and Wellness
Exhibitors: NeuroTrainer, Jeff Nyquist, Marquette
Description: Neurotechnologies in a clinic-based setting which solve people’s most challenging ailments including migraine, brain injury, PTSD, anxiety and more. Our brain stimulation and brain exercises help people with difficult-to-solve problems.
Hours Open for Viewing: M-F 10AM-6PM, Sat noon-3pm
Venue: Marquette County Convention and Visitors Bureau, 117 W Washington St – www.travelmarquettemichigan.com
Exhibit: Local Lines
Exhibitors: Douglas Kozeluh, Marquette, MI and Tyler Gauthier
Description: Efficient and professional mountain bike guiding that will guarantee a fun and safe experience without wasted time finding the most appropriate trails.
Hours Open for Viewing: M-F 9am-5pm, Sat noon-4pm
Venue: Ore Dock Brewing Company, 114 West Spring Street – www.ore-dock.com.
Exhibit: Urban Green Roof
Exhibitor: Andrea Pernsteiner, Marquette, MI
Description: Design, implement and sustain an environmentally responsible roof habitat which can provide a template that other local businesses can follow in an effort to decrease environmental impact and increase sustainable practices.
Hours Open for Viewing: Sun-Th noon-11PM, F & Sat noon-1AM
Venue: Wattsson & Wattson Jewelers, 118 W. Washington St. – www.wandwjewelers.com
Exhibit: Bookkeeping Angel
Exhibitor: Alecia Lewis, Marquette, MI
Description: Software that will add on to other existing accounting software to provide additional information and assistance for small business owners to ensure the accuracy of their bookkeeping.
Hours Open for Viewing: Mon – Sat 10am – 7pm, Sun 12pm – 4pm
Venue: Zephyr Wine Bar, 215 S Front St, Marquette, MI 49855
Exhibit: barrel & beam
Exhibitor: barrel + beam, Marquette, MI
Description: A brewery solely focused on crafting world-class farmhouse and barrel-aged real ale. Opening summer 2017.
Hours Open for Viewing: Tues-Sun 4PM – 11PM, window display available for viewing at all times
Venue: Doncker’s 137 W Washington St. – www.donckersonline.com
Exhibit: LL Always
Hours Open for Viewing: M-Sat 7AM-8PM, Sun 10AM-5PM
Venue: The Landmark Inn, 230 N. Front Street – www.thelandmarkinn.com
Exhibit: YooperAde (Trademark pending)
Exhibitor: Pasture Creek, Inc. (represented by Gisele Duehring), Marquette, MI
Description: Produce, bottle, and sell U.P.-sourced maple syrup-sweetened lemonade, calling it YooperAde.
Contact: email@example.com, 906-361-6053
Hours Available for Viewing: 24/7
Exhibit: Cosmic Twist tm
Exhibitor: Superior Separation, LLC
Description: Material separator with applications in multiple industries on a global scale.
Contact: Michael Erdmann, Gwinn, MI, firstname.lastname@example.org, 906-346-4245
Down Wind Sports – 514 N 3rd St. – www.downwindsports.com
Exhibit: Fresh Coast Film Festival
Exhibitors: Bugsy Sailor, Aaron Peterson, Bill Thompson
Description: A documentary film festival celebrating the outdoor lifestyle, water-rich environment and resilient spirit of the Great Lakes and Upper Midwest.
Contact: email@example.com, 906-395-7570
Hours Open for Viewing: M-F 10Am-7PM, Sat 10AM-5PM, Sun 11AM-3PM
Aubree’s Pizzeria & Grill – 227 W Washington St. 906-225-5511
Exhibitor: Sweet Cici’s Body Treats
Exhibitor Name: Cynthia Baker
Description: Pure, natural skin care line that is affordable and accessible, made in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
Hours Open for Viewing- Sun-Th 11AM-10PM, F & Sat 11AM-Midnight
Marquette Food Co-Op – 906-225-0671 – firstname.lastname@example.org
Hours Open for Viewing: Monday-Sunday 8am-9pm
Exhibit: Marquette Brewing Cooperative
Exhibitor: David Gill
Description: A cooperatively owned and operated microbrewery and taproom.
Contact: David Gill, email@example.com, 906-251-0545
The Window Store – 621 W. Washington St. window-store.com – 906-228-6858
Hours Open for Viewing: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm
Snowbound Books – 118 N 3rd St. www.snowboundbooks.com, 906-228-4448
Exhibit: Rustic Room and Roasts
Name of Exhibitor: Lakestate Industries
Description: Expansion of our Rustic Room to include a coffee shop staffed by those with barriers to employment as a place to gain employment experience and community inclusion.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, 906-273-2131
Hours Open for Viewing- M-W, F 9:30AM-6PM, Th 9:30AM-8PM, Sat 9AM-5PM, Sun 11AM-3PM
Marquette Chamber of Commerce: 813 N Third Street
Exhibit: LACA-EFFORT: GOOD ENERGY. CREATIVE WELLNESS
Exhibitor: Danielle LaCavalla, Marquette, MI
Description: Create a two-month ‘pop up shop’ or ‘showroom’ or ‘expo space’ for specialized health and wellness businesses to test the market in our area where they would not be able to otherwise.
Contact: email@example.com, 845-323-7979
The Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum – 123 W. Baraga Avenue – www.upchildrensmuseum.org
Hours Open for Viewing: M, Tues, W, Sat 10am – 6pm; Thurs 10am – 7:30pm; F 10am – 8pm, Sun 12pm – 5pm
Exhibit: Bite2Lite Flashlight
Exhibitor: Talo Industries, Inc., Champion, MI
Description: A small LED Flashlight with an adjustable and break-away lanyard that gives the user the ability to work “hands free.”
Contact: Kurt Simula: firstname.lastname@example.org, 906-235-3962
Border Grill: 800 N Third Street
Hours Open for Viewing: Monday-Saturday 11am-9pm
Exhibit: Davin’s Chocolates
Exhibitor: Davin Makela, Marquette, MI
Description: Custom blends of chocolate made directly from cocoa beans that are roasted and ground in special stone grinders all on-site in a leased commercial kitchen in Marquette, MI.
Contact: Davin Makela, email@example.com, 906-281-6693
Hours Open for Viewing: Lobby will be open Monday – Friday 8:30am – 6:00pm, Saturday 12:00pm – 4:00pm
Exhibit: Wingman Rack System
Exhibitors: Steve Davis, Kyle Bloch, Matthew Bloch
Description: A rack system to help bicycle enthusiasts travel to and from riding locations without the hassle or worry of cleaning or damaging their bicycles while in transit due to the elements (salt, snow, rain, road debris).
Contact: Steve Davis, firstname.lastname@example.org, 906-280-0420
Location: Quick Stop Bike Shop, 1100 N. Third Street – www.quickstopbike.com.
Hours Open For Viewing: Monday-Friday 10am-6pm, Saturday 10am-4pm
Exhibit: GOSH Fishing Gear
Exhibitor: Russ Anderson, Skandia, MI
Description: If you like fishing and your knuckles, this is for you. Taking it to a new and simple level.
Contact: Russ Anderson, email@example.com, 906-869-3413
Location: Marquette Regional History Center, 145 W. Spring Street – www.marquettehistory.org
Exhibitor: Oscar Buselli, Bessemer, MI
Description: A simple, inexpensive fastener to make decorating very quick and easy, which uses a mild adhesive to hold strong, yet removes easily and safely, indoors and out.
Contact: Oscar Buselli, firstname.lastname@example.org, (906) 285-1286
The Art of Framing-149 W. Washington – Facebook: Art of Framing of Marquette
Exhibit: Leak detection and thermal loss detection in steam and hydronic systems
Exhibitor: Tim Liquia, Amie Liquia, Negaunee, MI
Description: A business to provide leak and thermal loss detection in steam and hydronic systems for manufacturing and other commercial applications throughout the Upper Peninsula.
Contact: Tim Liquia, email@example.com, 906-204-4324