Check out new winners and Best of Business perennials.

We are proud to begin our second decade of recognizing the region's best-in-class businesses.

For the 11th year in a row, our Best of Business poll is shining a light on the insurance companies, restaurants, law firms, dentists, educational institutions, orthopedists and more that have earned the admiration of our community. It's our longest-running and most far-reaching recognition program, as well as the only one in which our readers get the final say.

This year's poll attracted more than 47,000 votes, with readers weighing in on 80 categories in 11 sections: Business Support Services, Education, Financial, Food and Beverage, Healthcare, Legal, Meetings and Events, Personal Perks, Real Estate, Workforce and Best of the Rest. Voting occurred from May through July.

If you're a regular reader of this magazine, you'll notice some familiar names in our list—perennial winners we've celebrated since our poll launched in 2007. You'll also see a handful of new names in the list, as well as a few who've vaulted from the runner-up position to claim the top prize in their respective categories.

BUSINESS SUPPORT SERVICES

Ad Agency

Fahlgren Mortine SBC
fahlgrenmortine.com

Runners-up:

GSW RevLocal

Architectural Firm

Moody Nolan
moodynolan.com

Runners-up:

M+A Architects NBBJ

Commercial Data Center

Expedient
expedient.com

Runners-up:

Cologix Metro Data Center

Energy Company

IGS Energy
igsenergy.com

Runners-up:

AEP Columbia Gas of Ohio

Engineering Firm

Burgess & Niple
burgessniple.com

Runners-up:

EMH&T Engineers Jezerinac Geers & Associates

Graphic Design/Branding Agency:

Fahlgren Mortine SBC
fahlgrenmortine.com

Runners-up:

treetree Ologie

Information Technology Company

HMB
hmbnet.com

Runners-up:

Revolution Group Leading EDJE

Insurance Brokerage

Overmyer Hall
oh-ins.com

Runners-up:

Bazemore Insurance Group Huntington Insurance

Insurance Company

Nationwide Insurance
nationwide.com

Runners-up:

State Farm Erie Insurance

Internet Service Provider

Spectrum
spectrum.com

Runners-up:

WOW AT&T UPS

Logistics Provider

UPS
ups.com

Runners-up:

FedEx USPS

Manufacturing Company

Honda of AmericaManufacturing
ohio.honda.com

Runners-up:

Worthington Industries T. Marzetti Company

Mobile Phone Service Provider

Verizon
verizonwireless.com

Runners-up:

AT&T Sprint/Boost Mobile

Office Furniture

Continental Office Environments
continentaloffice.com

Runners-up:

Dupler Office King Business Interiors

Printing Company

Hopkins Printing
hopkinsprinting.com

Runners-up:

Baesman Key Blue Prints Inc

Public Relations Firm

Krile Communications
krilecommunications.com

Runners-up:

Belle Communications Fahlgren Mortine SBC

Signage Company

FastSigns
fastsigns.com

Runners-up:

Columbus Sign Co. DaNite Sign Co. ***

EDUCATION

Continuing Education Offerings

Ohio State University
osu.edu

Runners-up:

Columbus State Community College Otterbein University

MBA Program

OSU Fisher College of Business
fisher.osu.edu

Runners-up:

Otterbein University Franklin University

Private School (K-12)

Columbus School for Girls
columbusschoolforgirls.org

Runners-up:

Wellington School Bishop Watterson High School

***

FINANCIAL

Accounting Firm (fewer than 20 CPAs)

Whalen & Co.
whalencpa.com

Runners-up:

Holbrook & Manter Susan E. Thomas CPA

Accounting Firm (20 plus CPAs)

GBQ
gbq.com

Runners-up:

Deloitte Schneider Downs

Commercial Mortgage Lender

KEMBA Financial Credit Union
kemba.org

Runners-up:

Heartland Bank Park National Bank

Credit Union

KEMBA Financial Credit Union
kemba.org

Runners-up:

Pathways Financial Credit Union Wright-Patt Credit Union

Private Wealth Management Company

Budros, Ruhlin & Roe
b-r-r.com

Runners-up:

Morgan Stanley Hamilton Capital Management

Business Lender

KEMBA Financial Credit Union
kemba.org

Runners-up:

Huntington National Bank Pathways Financial Credit Union

***

FOOD & BEVERAGE

Happy Hour

Lindey's
lindeys.com

Runners-up:

Marcella's The Pearl

Outdoor Dining

Lindey's
lindeys.com

Runners-up:

Milestone 229 Barcelona

Place to Entertain a Client

Lindey's
lindeys.com

Runners-up:

Hyde Park Prime Steakhouse Mitchell's Ocean Club

Power Breakfast

First Watch
firstwatch.com

Runners-up:

Northstar Café Bob Evans

Power Lunch

Cap City Fine Diner and Bar
capcityfinediner.com

Runners-up:

Northstar Café Hot Chicken Takeover

Restaurant

Cap City Fine Diner and Bar
capcityfinediner.com

Runners-up:

Lindey's The Top Steak House

***

HEALTHCARE

Cardiac Practice

Ohio State Heart and Vascular Center
wexnermedical.osu.edu

Runners-up:

OhioHealth Heart & Vascular Physicians Mount Carmel Columbus Cardiology Consultants

Dermatology Practice

Buckeye Dermatology
buckeyedermatology.com

Runners-up:

Westerville Dermatology Central Ohio Skin & Cancer

Dental Practice

Dr. James Hutta
lovethatsmile.net

Runners-up:

OSU School of Dentistry Gentle Dentist

Family Medical Practice

Central Ohio Primary Care
copcp.com

Runners-up:

OhioHealth Primary Care OSU (all locations)

Hospital/Medical Center

OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital
ohiohealth.com

Runners-up:

Nationwide Children's Hospital OSU Wexner Medical Center

Oncology Medical Practice

OSU Comprehensive Cancer Center — James Cancer Hospital
cancer.osu.edu

Runners-up:

Zangmeister Center Nationwide Children's Hospital Oncology

Orthopedic Practice & Sports Medicine

Orthopedic ONE
orthopedicone.com

Runners-up:

Joint Implant Surgeons OrthoNeuro

Physical Therapy Practice

Orthopedic ONE
orthopedicone.com

Runners-up:

OhioHealth Rehabilitation Centers OSU Sports Medicine

***

LEGAL

Law Firm (More than 50 attorneys)

Vorys, Sater, Seymour & Pease
vorys.com

Runners-up:

Bricker & Eckler Kegler Brown Hill + Ritter

Law Firm (Fewer than 50 attorneys)

AlerStallings
alerstallings.com

Runners-up:

Carlile Patchen & Murphy Grossman Law Offices

Business Law Firm

Vorys, Sater, Seymour & Pease
vorys.com

Runners-up:

Bricker & Eckler Porter Wright

Family Law Firm

AlerStallings
alerstallings.com

Runners-up:

Carlile Patchen & Murphy Grossman Law Offices

Labor & Employment Law Firm

Bricker & Eckler
bricker.com

Runners-up:

Vorys, Sater, Seymour & Pease Porter Wright

Litigation Firm

Vorys, Sater, Seymour & Pease
vorys.com

Runners-up:

Bricker & Eckler Kegler Brown Hill + Ritter

***

MEETINGS AND EVENTS

Audiovisual Production Company

Mills James Productions
millsjames.com

Runners-up:

Live Technologies Bartha

Caterer

Cameron Mitchell Premier Events
cameronmitchellpremierevents.com

Runners-up:

City BBQ Catering Two Caterers

Attraction for Visitors

Columbus Zoo & Aquarium
columbuszoo.org

Runners-up:

Ohio State athletic events Columbus Blue Jackets games

Country Club

Muirfield Village Golf Club
mvgc.org

Runners-up:

Scioto Country Club New Albany Country Club

Meeting Space (Conference Center)

sparkspace
sparkspace.com

Runners-up:

Greater Columbus Convention Center Hilton Columbus at Easton

Private Golf Course

Muirfield Village Golf Club
mvgc.org

Runners-up:

Scioto Country Club New Albany Country Club

Public Golf Course

Safari Golf Club
safarigolf.columbuszoo.org

Runners-up:

Golf Club of Dublin New Albany Links

Promotional Products Company

Artina Promotional Products
artina.com

Runners-up:

Leaderpromos Outreach Promotional Products

***

PERSONAL PERKS

Auto Dealer

Roush Honda
roushhonda.com

Runners-up:

Byers Auto Germain Motor Co.

Fitness Facility

Planet Fitness
planetfitness.com

Runners-up:

LA Fitness LifeTime Fitness

Jeweler

Diamond Cellar
diamondcellar.com

Runners-up:

Worthington Jewelers Kay Jewelers

Private Flight Service

NetJets
netjets.com

Runners-up:

Lane Aviation Wheels Up

Spa/Salon

PENZONE Salons + Spas
penzonesalons.com

Runners-up:

Kenneth's Hair Salons & Day Spas Salon Lofts

***

REAL ESTATE

Commercial Developer

Crawford Hoying
crawfordhoying.com

Runners-up:

Daimler Group CASTO

Commercial Interior Design Firm

KP Designs & Associates
kpdesignsandassociates.com

Runners-up:

Moody Nolan FITCH

Custom Home Builder

Bob Webb Group
bobwebb.com

Runners-up:

Romanelli & Hughes Building Co. 3 Pillar Homes

Residential/Multifamily Developer

M/I Homes
mihomes.com

Runners-up:

Epcon Communities Trinity Homes

General Contractor

Corna Kokosing
corna.com

Runners-up:

Ruscilli Compton Construction

HVAC Company

Atlas Butler
atlasbutler.com

Runners-up:

Bruner Corporation Columbus Worthington Air

Landscaper/Nursery

Oakland Nurseries
oaklandnursery.com

Runners-up:

Strader's Nursery Greenscapes

Real Estate Agency, Residential

HER
herrealtors.com

Runners-up:

Keller Williams Greater Columbus Realty Coldwell Banker King Thompson

Real Estate Agency, Commercial

HER
herrealtors.com

Runners-up:

NAI Ohio Equities Robert Weiler Company

Retirement Community

Friendship Village Columbus
fvcolumbus.org

Runners-up:

Wesley Communities Kensington

Commercial Roofing Company

Able Roofing
ableroof.com

Runners-up:

Feazel Arrow Roofing and Siding

***

WORKFORCE

Employee Benefit Firm

USI (formerly Accelerated Benefits)
usi.com

Runners-up:

ClearPath Benefit Advisors Willis

Executive Coach Firm

Synergy Consultants
synergy-consultants.com

Runners-up:

Gallagher Consulting Group Executive Elements

Executive Search Firm

Dawson
dawsoncareers.com

Runners-up:

Acloche Cochran Executive Search

Employer (More than 500 employees)

Safelite AutoGlass
safelite.com

Runners-up:

IGS Energy Ohio State University

Employer (Fewer than 500 employees)

City Barbeque
citybbq.com

Runners-up:

Fahlgren Mortine SBC GBQ Partners

Temporary Employment Agency

Dawson
dawsoncareers.com

Runners-up:

Acloche Portfolio Creative

***

BEST OF THE REST

Large Nonprofit (Annual revenue over $7 million)

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Ohio
rmhc-centralohio.org

Runners-up:

Mid-Ohio Foodbank Lutheran Social Services of Central Ohio

Small Nonprofit (Annual revenue under $7 million)

A Kid Again
akidagain.org

Runners-up:

Habitat for Humanity-Greater Columbus Dress for Success Columbus

Startup

Hot Chicken Takeover
hotchickentakeover.com

Runners-up:

Root Insurance BYBE

Suburb To Do Business

Dublin
dublinohiousa.gov

Runners-up:

Westerville Grandview