Business Organization

The Santa Rosa Chamber of Commerce named PG&E its Large Business of the Year and Vantreo Insurance Brokerage its Small/Medium Business of the Year.

Construction

The Marin Builders Association in San Rafael acquired the rights to the Marin Home Show. Current producer Doris Law Bagley will stay on as producer for the event, which returns to the Marin County Fairgrounds on May 22 and 23, 2010.

Green

Shopping center owner and operator Regency Centers, which operates the Silverado Plaza in Napa, will be a project consultant in the creation of the new "Green Retail Guide: Integrating LEED into your Leasing Process," by the U.S. Green Building Council. Regency Centers uses the Petaluma-based HydroPoint’s smart irrigation system at 90 properties.

Marketing

Start-up company Elevation Post is now operating in Sonoma County and surrounding areas. The Santa Rosa-based company produces high-end video productions, shooting and editing in standard definition and high definition TV.

Nonprofit & Community Organizations

Members of Novato-based Bank of Marin’s senior management team donned hard hats to work at the Novato construction site of Habitat for Humanity’s first home in Marin County, a vacant, neglected home near downtown Novato.

Wine

Graton Ridge Cellars, a Russian River Valley winery in Sebastopol, was named the top red wine at the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition with its 2007 Estate Russian River Pinot Noir.

Napa-based Inertia Beverage Group upgraded its REthink Compliance tool, providing online wine sales clients access to point-of-transaction compliance capabilities and automated reporting.

Sonoma-based TankNET, in addition to its wireless tank controls, introduced a smart  climate controller for managing temperature, humidity and CO2 levels in cellars.

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