UCare, a not-for-profit health plan headquartered in Minneapolis, won Gold and Silver Awards at the 2016 Aster Awards competition. UCare took home the Gold Award in the mobile apps category for its My UCare Mobile App. It earned the Silver Award in the annual report category for its 2014 Report to the Community (published in 2015).
 
Minneapolis-based law firm Fish & Richardson was named the number one patent litigation firm in the country for the 13th year in a row by Corporate Counsel magazine.
 
Truvia, a natural sugar substitute maker, named Minneapolis advertising agencies Carmichael Lynch and Spong as the integrated agencies of record for the brand.