Annual award ceremony celebrates initiatives that have made a positive impact on Downtown Tampa
TAMPA (December 1, 2016) – The Tampa Downtown Partnership has announced the winners of its 2016 Urban Excellence Awards program.
The membership based not-for-profit organization’s tenth annual Urban Excellence Awards celebration recognizes those businesses, organizations, individuals, events, and projects that have made significant contributions toward creating a unique, vibrant, and diverse Downtown Tampa, and have made a positive impact on the community. More than 100 guests attended the awards ceremony on November 30 at the rooftop of The Beck Group building in Tampa.
Christine Burdick, President and CEO of the Tampa Downtown Partnership, provided the opening and closing remarks while Brendan McLaughlin, retired ABC Television news anchor, served as the evening’s emcee presenting the awards. Representatives from the event’s sponsors, The Beck Group and TECO, an Emera Company, welcomed attendees to the ceremony while Rich Linquanti of Carlton Fields Jorden Burt, the title sponsor, defined Urban Excellence and explained its true meaning in Tampa to the group.
Jurors for the Awards:
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All entries are considered on their merit. Entries may include Downtown Tampa or center city individuals, businesses, organizations, events, or projects (public or private) that: