Tell us about your business.Watermelon Wishes was founded in 2006 in the Chapman Family dining room. Since that time, the company has outgrown our home and expanded to a commercial location. Every Watermelon Wishes bag is an original design and can be customized to the customer's specifications. Designer, Andrea Chapman, works personally with each customer to ensure their needs are met. Moving forward, Andrea, would like to expand the company by hiring a marketing specialist. Watermelon Wishes will always be a small business as Andrea enjoys building and maintaining lasting customer relationships.
What makes your business stand out?We are unique in that are products are functional and beautiful. On a daily basis, customers write to share their enthusiasim for Watermelon Wishes. We are so grateful to know our products are making a difference and bringing joy to others. We have received rave reviews from customers all over the world and are deeply committed to producing exceptional products and providing stellar customer service. Above all else, we love what we do!
What's the best business advice you've received?"Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today." Thomas Jefferson
Mark Your Calendar
NominationsJune 3–Aug. 29, 2014
Nominate yourself or other aspiring makers.
JudgingJune 23–Sept. 9, 2014
Judges will select finalists throughout this period.Meet the judges
Online VotingSept. 15–Oct. 13, 2014
Vote for your favorite American makers.See the finalists
Winners AnnouncedOct. 17, 2014
2014 Award Winners and Audience Choice Winner announced.See past Award Winners
American Made EventNov. 7–8, 2014
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