TAMPA, Fla., November 14, 2014 – Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Tampa Bay, is announcing the 3RD Annual Excellence Awards – The Art of Connection – to be held on Thursday, December 4th, 6:30 PM to 10:30 PM at the A La Carte Event Pavilion in Tampa.
For the third year, CREW will be hosting the Excellence Awards, a prestigious banquet honoring top talent and recognizing significant transactions in commercial real estate. From the beautiful opening cocktail reception to the plated dinner and chic after dinner program, this is THE EVENT of the year for the commercial real estate industry in Tampa Bay.
Entertainment will be provided by popular local musicians, The Southern Train Band (http://thesoutherntrainband.com ) and solo blues guitarist Mike Davis. A majority of the musicians are composed of some of Tampa’s top commercial real estate executives including: Mike Davis, Bill Reeves and Gene Selg of Cushman & Wakefield, Kyle Burd of Parkway Properties and Matt Watson of Cardinal Point Management.
Emcee duties for the event will be shared between Mercedes Angell, 2014 CREW President and Senior Director at Cushman & Wakefield of Florida, Inc., and Debbie Sheridan 2014 CREW President-Elect. “This year’s theme The Art of Connection embodies everything CREW Tampa Bay stands for – connecting members with each other and the community to execute commercial real estate business together,” says Angell. Jan Chaffee, Principal of JC Commercial Brokers and Leigh Young, President of Ai Collaborative Architecture and Design are co-chairing the 3rd Annual Event and promise it is the “not to be missed commercial real estate event of the year!”
The CREW award nominees are generated by CREW members and submitted by others in the real estate community. Applications are reviewed by a panel of judges who are local real estate and development experts and civic leaders. Awards recognize achievements during the period of July 1st, 2013 through August 31st, 2014. The awards are designed and commissioned by a local artist, Sean Pascoe of Sean-A-Sea Art, making the award valuable in years to come. Finalists will be announced on Friday, November 21. Visit www.crewtampabay.org or the CREW Tampa Bay Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/CrewTampaBay to view the list of finalists.
Excellence Award Categories
- Member and Non-member Awards: Lease Transaction, Sale Transaction, Exterior Architecture, Interior Architecture, New Construction, Renovation, Civic Leader, Carl Cronan/Marketing & Media, and Sponsorship Excellence.
- Members Only Awards: Member of the Year, Rising Star, Networking/Deal Maker, and CREW Member Committee.
REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS NOVEMBER 25!
Cost to attend the event is $150.00 per person, for both CREW members and nonmembers. Please visit the CREW website to register to attend the event at http://www.crewtampabay.org/. Registration will NOT be available at the door the day of the event, registration deadline is November 25.
There are sponsorship opportunities still available until November 20. Table reservations are available until November 25 for $2,000 per table, with seating for 10 guests. Please contact Cricket Larson regarding sponsorship opportunities at firstname.lastname@example.org .
CREW is a non-profit membership organization part of CREW Network. Members have access to over 8,000 CREW members in 74 chapters across the US and Canada. CREW seeks to influence the success of the commercial real estate industry by focusing on fulfilling four key initiatives: business development, leadership development, industry research and career outreach. Membership is not restricted to women.
EVENT INFORMATION *
Thursday, December 4, 2014, 6:30 PM to 10:30 PM
Event Location: A La Carte Event Pavilion, 4050 Dana Shores Drive, Tampa, FL 33634
Complimentary Valet Parking will be provided by 717 Parking Enterprises
Hotel Accommodations: Special rates and room blocks are secured at The Westin Tampa Bay, 7627 W. Courtney Campbell Causeway, Tampa, FL 33607
Please visit the link below to book a hotel room in advance. Last day to book at the $129 rate is 11/21. o Complimentary shuttle service will be provided to and from the event venue o https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/crewawards
CREW Tampa Bay website and event registration information: http://www.crewtampabay.org/