Tampa, Fla. – Today, the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce announced the semifinalists for the 2016 Small Business of the Year Awards, presented by BB&T & Frazier & Deeter CPAs and Advisors to be held on Friday, September 16 at the David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts. These awards highlight the impact of small business on the community and celebrate the achievements of the best of the best in Tampa Bay.
Small business awards will be presented in three categories based on the number of employees, with a fourth category specifically for startup companies. Companies are evaluated on operational management, community involvement and ethical business practices. The semifinalists for the four company awards and finalists for the Outstanding Leader award include:
3 Daughters Brewing
AFLG Investments Private Equity
Darna & Company LLC – No Mo Nausea Band
Animal & Bird Hospital of Clearwater
Captain Memo’s Pirate Cruise
Continental Wholesale Diamonds LLC
The Soccer Shop of Tampa Bay
BMG Conveyor Services of Florida, Inc
Tampa Bay Brew Bus Inc.
The Overhead Door Company of Tampa Bay
VoltAir Consulting Engineers
Wiand Guerra King
Red Cap Plumbing & Air, Inc.
Sacino’s Formalwear and Dry Cleaning
Yacht Starship Dining Cruises, LLC
Outstanding Leader Finalists:
Brian Butler, Vistra Communications
MaryAnn Ferenc, Mise En Place
Brian Murphy, ReliaQuest LLC
The winners will be announced at the event on September 16. For more details on the Small Business of the Year Awards, please visit www.tampachamber.com.