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Finalists Named for Pasco EDC’s 35th Annual Awards

August 9, 2023


Twenty businesses are being recognized for their achievements in economic development in Pasco County.


PASCO COUNTY, FLORIDA (August 9, 2023) — The Pasco Economic Development Council (Pasco EDC) is set to host the Annual Awards for its 35th year recognizing Pasco County companies’ outstanding achievements.

The Pasco EDC Annual Awards Committee has interviewed all finalists and chosen winners in multiple categories recognizing those who have demonstrated innovation and exhibited economic and community impact during 2022, as well as a SMARTstart participant who has grown tremendously as a start-up business.

This year’s finalists include:

  • 4 & Co.
  • 43 Inc.
  • Amerikey Locksmith
  • AmSkills
  • Architectural Signage & Printing
  • Baymar Solutions LLC
  • Davron
  • Florida Avenue Brewing Co.
  • Fraud Doctor, LLC
  • Global ETS, LLC
  • Habitat for Humanity of Pinellas & West Pasco Counties
  • Just Market It
  • K&K Food Industries
  • Marjorie's Hope
  • NEAT Coffee Bar, LLC
  • NFANT Labs
  • Sarah Vande Berg Tennis Center
  • Suncoast Clinical Research, Inc
  • Ultimate 3D Printing Store
  • Vesh Catering



In addition to the business awards, every year the Pasco EDC’s Policy Council chooses someone who has made an exceptional impact in economic development and the Pasco community to honor with the Leadership Award. This year, the Policy Council has chosen to honor Ray Gadd, Deputy Superintendent, Pasco County Schools… Read more.

“Pasco EDC is looking forward to hosting our Annual Awards event in its 35th year once again at the Pasco Hernando State College Instructional Performing Arts Center (IPAC),” said Bill Cronin, Pasco EDC President/CEO. “We are excited to honor the companies who have gone above and beyond while demonstrating economic excellence in our local community.”

The event will take place on Thursday, September 7, 2023, at the Pasco Hernando State College Instructional Performing Arts Center (IPAC). This event 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. It will feature dinner and networking, followed by the business awards program where this year’s winners will be announced. Learn more about this year’s award categories, sponsorship opportunities, and reserve your spot now, here.


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