Pasco EDC Seeking Nominations for Annual Awards
March 20, 2017
Pasco County, Fla. (March 20, 2017)—Nominations are being accepted for the 2017 Pasco Economic Development Council Industry Awards until close of business on Friday, April 28, 2017. Each year, Pasco EDC evaluates and nominates top companies in Pasco County for their technology, innovation, job creation, growth, and capital investment in the area. They also measure companies’ involvement in community activities. All finalists are interviewed on a range of different topics from capital investments and company growth, market and technology innovation to leadership and involvement in industry and community organizations. Winners will be announced at Pasco EDC’s 31st Annual Awards Ceremony on August 31, 2017.
Nominees for the Award should be a "for profit" business to business service, manufacturing, or technology company operating in Pasco County (municipalities or affiliates are excluded). The awards will be separated into categories based on number of employees and previous winners of the past five years are not eligible. Nominees are evaluated based on job creation, increased capital investment and for contributions to the community through civic involvement between the period of January 2016 and June 2017. Nominations can be submitted online.
The Industry Awards are presented for the following categories:
- Small (1 – 20 employees)
- Medium (21 – 100 employees)
- Large (101+ employees)
- Start-Up/New (within 24 months)
Pasco EDC has been attracting businesses and creating jobs in Pasco County for nearly three decades. The Annual Awards is held at Saddlebrook Resort in Wesley Chapel, Florida, is regarded as the premier business event in Pasco County. Each year the banquet is attended by over 600 business and community leaders in Tampa Bay and Pasco County, including State legislators, county commissioners and city officials
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About Pasco Economic Development Council
Pasco EDC is the lead economic development organization dedicated to the overall growth and prosperity of Pasco County through the development of a sustainable and diversified economy. 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