Winner:

  • Logboat Brewing Co.

    • Logboat serves four “core” beers year-round, which have received national recognition. Logboat will release at least 20 different beers in 2017, and this summer, the facility will include a private indoor party space. Named the Columbia Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year in 2016, Logboat provides not only great beer but also a laid-back outdoor experience.

 

Runner-up:

  • Stoney Creek Hotel and Conference Center

    • Stoney Creek Hotels offer guests an experience founded on a people-first philosophy. The event staff will make planning easy and stress-free, from show-stopping social events to successful business meetings and memorable seminars. The Columbia hotel has 181 guest rooms and both large and small meeting spaces.

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