As PlainsCraft Covered Wagons continues to grow its presence in the glamping and outdoor recreation industry, business leaders across Kansas are also taking notice of the opportunities the company is bringing to the state and region.
The Kansas Department of Commerce, led by Lt. Governor David Toland, honored PlainsCraft with the East Central Region Business Innovation award durings its To The Stars: Celebrating Kansas Businesses regional luncheon. The East Central Region of Kansas included parts of Kansas City and Kansas City’s major business hubs, including Overland Park, Olathe, and Lenexa.
PlainsCraft was also honored with awards from GO Topeka, an organization whose focus is to create economic success through economic development strategies for the Topeka and Shawnee County, KS areas. The company earned a Small Business Exporter award for its success and dedication to selling glamping wagons internationally. The company was also named runner up for the Emerging Innovation Venture award, which recognizing a business for achieving commercialization milestones in bringing an innovative solution to the market.
“What an honor to be recognized by both our leaders within our business communities, both within Topeka as well as the great state of Kansas,” said Dennis Steinman, Founder and CEO of PlainsCraft Covered Wagons. “We’re proud to be building something so unique right here in Topeka, KS. It’s humbling to know that our business leaders, both locally and state-wide, have recognized what we’re bringing to the business landscape here. We look forward to our continued growth and the major impact we know we will keep bringing to Topeka and Kansas. Ad astra per aspera!”