SARASOTA, Fla. (Sept. 2, 2013) The Economic Development Corporation of Sarasota County will be holding its 2013 annual meeting Thursday, Sept. 12, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency, 1000 Boulevard of the Arts, in downtown Sarasota.
The meeting will feature the presentation of the EDC Legacy Awards: the John Cox Community Partner of the Year award sponsored by Halfacre Construction Company, and the Clyde Nixon Business Leadership Award sponsored by Sun Hydraulics. The program will also provide an update on the efforts of the EDC and insights into plans for the future to help move Sarasota County forward.
To register for the meeting, please go to www.edcsarasotacounty.com. Individual seats are $65. A half corporate table for 5 is $450 and a full corporate table for 10 is $750.
The EDC is grateful for the support of the following local companies and organizations:
• Program Sponsor — Gulf Coast Community Foundation
• Gold Sponsor — State College of Florida Manatee-Sarasota
• Silver Sponsors — Florida Blue, FP&L, Kerkering Barberio & Co., Mauldin & Jenkins LLC
• Marketing Sponsor — Sir Speedy
• Media Sponsor — Sarasota Herald-Tribune
The EDC of Sarasota County is the private, not-for-profit corporation leading the community’s economic development strategy to add high-wage jobs and diversify the local economy. The EDC provides business assistance to companies in Sarasota County and helps forge solutions to community challenges that affect quality of life. The EDC works in partnership with chambers of commerce, local governments and other organizations throughout the county and the region. For more information, visit www.edcsarasotacounty.com.