The Urban Excellence Awards celebrate businesses, organizations, individuals, events and projects that have made significant contributions toward creating a unique, vibrant and diverse downtown environment – and have made a lasting, positive impact on downtown Tampa. Each year an awards jury representing a cross-section of downtown constituencies selects six (6) award winners honoring the leadership, innovation, hard work, talent and community spirit.
All entries are considered on their merit. Entries may include Downtown Tampa or center city individuals, businesses, organizations, events, or projects (public or private) that:
-Were completed or accomplished during the past three years; and
-Made a significant contribution to Downtown; and/or
-Displayed an entrepreneurial spirit or community leadership that positively contributed to Downtown; and/or
-Have demonstrated a long-term commitment to Downtown.