PASCO COUNTY, FLORIDA (August 12, 2015)—On September 3, the Pasco Economic Development Council will celebrate the area businesses whose exemplary growth continues to propel Pasco County’s economic progress. The annual event, which takes place at Saddlebrook Resort’s Grand Pavilion in Wesley Chapel, is currently in its 29th year.
Beginning in June, members of the Pasco EDC Awards Committee visited and interviewed those businesses who were nominated for the awards by members of the community. Following the interviews, nineteen companies emerged as finalists. Finalists include:
- Applicant Insight, Inc.
- Aviation Instrument Technologies, Inc.
- Big Storm Brewing Co.
- Can Can Concealment, LLC
- Covanta Pasco
- Easy Business Software, Inc.
- Electro Tape Specialties, Inc.
- Fifth Third Bank, New Port Richey Branch
- Florida Hospital Zephyrhills
- Freedom Scooter & Supply, LLC
- Habitat for Humanity of East & Central Pasco
- Manufacturers Distributor, Inc.
- Morton Plant North Bay Hospital
- Oasis Pregnancy Care Centers of Pasco
- Preferred Materials
- Retail Process Engineering, LLC
- SAHM Co.
- The Laker/Lutz News & Community News
- Veterans Alternative Therapy
Winners will be announced live during the banquet, where eight businesses will receive awards in the categories of Manufacturing, Service/Distribution, Technology, Special Recognition/Contribution (non-profit), and New Business.
“This time of year is always a high point for us,” said John Hagen, President/CEO of Pasco EDC. “It gives us a chance to shine a spotlight on all the businesses who continue to drive our economy forward and make Pasco County a vibrant place to live and do business.”
Tickets to attend Pasco County’s biggest business awards and networking event are $85 per person and available for purchase online at www.PascoEDC.com/Events. The evening kicks off at 5:00 pm with the Industry Tradeshow and networking reception. The dinner and awards ceremony begins at 7:00 pm.
Event sponsorship opportunities are still available, and information about becoming a sponsor is available online at www.PascoEDC.com/events or by calling (813) 926-0827 ext. 226.
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About Pasco Economic Development Council
Pasco EDC is a non-profit organization that promotes economic development in Pasco County, Florida. Pasco EDC continues to be a strong partnership funded by corporate and public investors focused on the economic vitality of Pasco County. www.pascoedc.com