Tampa Bay Businesses for Culture & the Arts, “TBBCA,” 2018 Impact Awards, to be held next week on Thursday, October 18th , is sold out. The non-profit organization’s 29th annual signature event benefits TBBCA programs, including The Charlie Hounchell Art Stars Scholarships. This year’s honorees are: Stanton Storer, Patron of Culture & the Arts Impact Award, USF Graphicstudio, Innovation in Arts & Education Impact Award, and Mernet Larsen, Lifetime Artistic Achievement Impact Award.
2018 Impact Awards Title Sponsor is Premier Eye Care. Signature Sponsors include: Lorna Taylor; Stephen Gay & Associates; Beaux Arts Group; Greenberg Traurig; Hieronymous Foundation; Raymond James Financial; Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick; Strategic Property Partners. Patron Sponsors include: Allstate Insurance Company; Anthony & Partners; BNY Mellon Wealth Management; Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney, LLP; Bruck Family Foundation; My Favorite Art Place; Phelps Dunbar; Stanton Storer Embrace the Arts Foundation; Tampa International Airport; Thrive Law; USF Muma College of Business; USF Foundation & USFSP; University of Tampa; Wells Fargo – Wells Fargo Private Bank; Yann & Susana Weymouth; Katharine Weymouth/Weymouth Family Charitable Funds.
Corporate table sponsors include: Bank OZK; Behar & Peteranecz; Community Foundation of Tampa Bay; David A. Straz Center for the Performing Arts; J. Crayton Pruitt Foundation; KDurdin Consulting; Old Tampa Bay Title, LLC; Osgood Associates; Oxford Exchange/Allison Casper Adams; Mary Pond & Ed Gunning & Bob Glaser/Smith & Associates Real Estate.
Also supporting the event are media sponsors Tampa Bay Magazine and Tampa Bay Times. Tampa Bay 100 sponsor is B2 Communications. Honorees presentations sponsor is ChappellRoberts under the creative direction of Glenn Horn. Program book design sponsor is Sally Dee/Playbook Public Relations.
TBBCA is a non-profit founded in 1989, one of 11 national Business Committees for the Arts, part of the private sector network and national pARTnership Movement of Americans for the Arts. TBBCA mission is to unite Tampa Bay businesses to champion arts and culture for a prosperous community, because the arts are good for business, and business is good for the arts. Through pARTnerships and programs, TBBCA connects, motivates and recognizes the business community’s leadership and support of arts and culture as vital economic drivers, catalysts for innovation, creativity, transformation and development, and essential contributors to quality of life. TBBCA is a 501 (c) (3) FIN # 592948216 #CH32681 www.tbbca.org contact:firstname.lastname@example.org