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  • Event: Wednesday, March 1, 2023, The Ballroom at McKay Tower
  • Awards coverage published: February 27, 2023 edition
  • Sponsorship and ad sales deadline: February 15, 2023

Nominate HERE.
The deadline for submissions is January 6, 2023, 11:45 p.m.
Need a paper form? Email Justine Burdette at [email protected]

MiBiz offers unparalleled coverage of the region’s merger, acquisition, venture capital, private equity and capital formation public activities.

Now in its 10th year, the M&A Deals & Dealmaker Awards celebrate outstanding achievements and spotlight best practices related to mergers, acquisitions, capital formation, and other types of dealmaking throughout West Michigan.

MiBiz will present awards for deals completed between Jan.1, 2022 and Dec. 31, 2022 in the following categories:


  • Manufacturing
  • Professional Services
  • Finance/Banking
  • Retail
  • Real Estate/Development
  • Economic Development
  • Health Care
  • Technology
  • Nonprofit


  • Dealmaker: Executive
  • Dealmaker: Adviser
  • Dealmaker: Investor
  • Young Dealmaker (under 35 years old)
  • Dealmaker: Hall of Fame

Nominate HERE.
The deadline for submissions is January 6, 2023, 11:45 p.m.

Sponsorship opportunities

Sponsorship of this marquee event is an exceptional opportunity to align your brand with this industry, network, and/or tell your company’s strategic growth story. Finalists are highlighted in two ways: at the evening event in March and with a special editorial section and promotion to more 100,000 executives, advisers, private equity and venture capital investors, industry analysts and business media throughout the Midwest and the country. 

To become a sponsor or advertise in the special editorial section, contact us at [email protected].

Past winners and finalists: