Best of the Corridor: Week 2

The 2012 Best of the Corridor winners were announced in two sets. The first groups was printed in the July 16 issue of the Corridor Business Journal. The second set was published in the July 23 issue.

The week two winners are listed below. More information about each winner can be found in this week’s print edition.



Best Coffee Shop for a Business Meeting

First Place: Java House

Runner-up: Blue Strawberry


Best Place for a Business Lunch

First Place: Zins

Runner-up: Irish Democrat


Best Place for a Business Dinner

First Place: Zins

Runner-up: Joseph’s Steakhouse


Best Place for a Happy Hour

First Place: Zeppelins

Runner-up: Reds Alehouse


Best Place for a Business Conference

First Place: Coralville Marriott

Runner-up:KirkwoodHotel & ConferenceCenter


Best Caterer

First Place: Catered byCharlotte

Runner-up: Winifred’s


Best Place to Buy Wine

First Place: John’s Grocery

Runner-up: Hy-Vee


Best Web Site Developer

First Place: Informatics

Runner-up: Metro Studios


Best Local Internet Service Provider

First Place: IMON

Runner-up: South Slope


Favorite Electronic Business Device

First Place: iPhone

Runner-up: iPad


Favorite App

First Place: Facebook

Runner-up: Pandora


Favorite Social Media (Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter)

First Place: Facebook

Runner-up: LinkedIn


Best Information Technology Support Company

First Place: Circle Computer Resources

Runner-up: Tektivity


Best Video Production

First Place: Metro Studios

Runner-up: MVP


Best Office Furniture Company

First Place: Tallgrass Business Resources

Runner-up: Welter’s


Best Place to Buy Small Scale Printing (business cards/letterhead/brochures)

First Place: Allegra Printing

Runner-up: PIP Printing


Best Customer Service (Company or Person) in the Corridor

First Place: Von Maur

Runner-up (tie): Hills Bank, Hy-Vee


Best Boutique for Professional Women

First Place: Jodi K’s

Runner-up: Von Maur


Best Place to Buy a Business Suit for Men

First Place: Holly’s

Runner-up: Ewer’s


Best Jewelry Store

First Place: MC Ginsberg

Runner-up: Hands Jewelers


Best Luxury Auto Dealership

First Place: Carousel

Runner-up: McGrath Auto


Best Trucking Company

First Place: CRST

Runner-up: Heartland Express