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Voting is underway for the 2023 Coolest Thing Made in Illinois

Makers Madness
Provided by Illinois Manufacturers' Association
Makers Madness

The initial round of voting is now open in the Illinois Manufacturers’ Association’s fourth annual “Makers Madness” contest.

The bracket-style tournament allows the public to decide what product earns the 2023 title of The Coolest Thing Made in Illinois.

Nearly 250 unique products from every corner of the state were nominated for this year’s contest, with nominees ranging from agriculture equipment and COVID testing supplies to sweet treats and a variety of vehicles.

Consecutive rounds of voting in head-to-head match-ups will take place each week, culminating with an awards ceremony on March 29 when The Coolest Thing Made in Illinois will be named.

Online voting runs from now through March 5. Cast Your Vote!

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