Chamber announces finalists for 2016 Small Business of the Year Awards

July 11, 2016

Tampa, Fla. – Today, the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce announced the finalists 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 finalists for these four awards and the Outstanding Leader award finalists include:


3 Daughters Brewing

eSmart Recycling

No Mo Nausea Band


VetCor Services

  5-20 Employees:

Animal & Bird Hospital of Clearwater

Captain Memo’s Pirate Cruise


Dalton Dental

Laser Locators



21-50 Employees:

BMG Conveyor Services of Florida, Inc

Brew Bus

The Overhead Door Company of Tampa Bay

Vistra Communications

Wiand Guerra King

51-250 Employees:

DAS Health

Red Cap Plumbing & Air, Inc.

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

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