Pasco Economic Development Council | 16506 Pointe Village Drive, Suite 107 | Lutz, FL 33558

Pasco EDC’s 34th Annual Awards

September 8, 2022
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Date: September 8, 2022                                               Registration is now closed - please call the office at (813) 926-0827 ext. 226.

Time: 5:00 - 8:30 PM

Location: Pasco-Hernando State College Instructional Performing Arts Center (IPAC) 

8657 Old Pasco Rd, Wesley Chapel, FL  33544

Now in its 34th year, Pasco EDC's Annual Awards is regarded as Pasco County's premier business event, attracting over 400 business and community leaders in Tampa Bay and Pasco County, including State legislators, county commissioners and city officials.  The highlight of each year’s event is the Annual Industry Awards honoring local companies which exhibit exemplary growth in job creation, capital investment, technology, innovation, and community service. 

5:00 - 6:30 PM: Welcome Reception and Dinner

6:30 - 7:30 PM: Business Awards Program (theatre)

7:30 - 8:30 PM: Networking and Dessert

Business Attire  -  Complimentary Valet and Self-Parking will be available on- site


Business Awards Categories 

Innovation in Business Award - This award will recognize a business that demonstrates innovation in the way they operate, conduct business, or in a product or service.  

Pasco Establishment Award  - This award will recognize a business in Pasco County that has recently been established and is demonstrating substantial progress and/or the potential for a significant community impact.  

Economic Excellence Award - This award will recognize a business that has made a commitment to improving the overall economic health and quality of life in Pasco County, creating a diverse workforce, and providing exceptional value to customers, all while demonstrating ingenuity, integrity, and leadership. 

International Achievement Award - This award will recognize a business that has demonstrated outstanding achievements in international relations, global leadership, and export growth.  

People’s Choice Award - This award will recognize a business that was chosen by the people of Pasco County in an online contest, based on their perceptions of the nominees quality, effort, image, service, and value. 

SMARTstart Entrepreneur of the Year - This award will recognize an entrepreneur who has engaged in numerous SMARTstart programs. Through their experiences and education, they have turned their passion into a thriving business showing growth, value, and impact as a leading start-up. 

2022 Award Nominees

AdventHealth Orange Blossom Women's Group
American Fabric Filter Co. Pasco Kid's First
BayCare Morton Plant North Bay Hospital PharmaWorks, Inc.
Baymar Solutions Pryor Baseball Farm
Bravado Pharmaceuticals Rasmussen University
Doulas for Life Santander Consumer USA
Life Essentials Refillery Starkey Market
Florida Avenue Brewing Co. The Acting Studio
Keiser University TouchPoint Medical, Inc.
Lanky Lassie's Shortbread TwinStar Optics & Coatings, Inc.
Meopta USA, Inc. US Water Services Corporation
Mobile Millennial Vincent House Pasco
Morganna's Alchemy  

Become an Annual Awards Sponsor

Pasco EDC is now seeking sponsors. If you are interested in sponsoring the event, please download the sponsor form below. If you have any questions or need additional information, please email Suzanne Renczkowski or call (813) 926-0827 ext. 226



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