Monday Morning Memo

Monday, January 30, 2023

The 2023 Urban Excellence Awards Finalists have been announced but did your favorite make the list?

Last week we announced the finalists for the 2023 Urban Excellence Awards!


The Urban Excellence Awards celebrates 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. Did your favorite make the list? Buy a ticket, vote for People’s Choice and show your support!


To check out the list, click here.
To buy tickets, click here.

Pirates took over the City of Tampa in annual Gasparilla Pirate Festival

Pirates invaded Tampa’s Downtown Saturday in the 2023 Gasparilla Pirate Festival. Read about how it went by clicking here.


For the 2023 event season, the City of Tampa’s Department of Solid Waste & Environmental Program Management will launch the Bead Reuse Program. Gasparilla goers are encouraged to bring leftover beads to any of the collection locations during their regular business hours starting on Monday, January 30, through May 2023.


To learn more, click here.

Tampa Riverwalk among finalists for USA Today's '10Best Riverwalks'

The Tampa Riverwalk is among the top 20 finalists in USA Today’s 10 Best Riverwalks across the nation. People who love the Tampa Riverwalk can help boost it to the top spot by casting their own vote. Voting ends at noon on Feb. 6.


To vote now, click here.

Dive deeper with us and The Florida Aquarium at our Downtown Debriefing, February 8th!

Join us for the February Downtown Debriefing breakfast! This month we will take a deep dive into the Florida Aquarium’s record year and plans for growth with President & CEO, Roger Germann.


To register, click here.

Tampa Downtown Partnership CEO and Vice-Chairwoman named as Business Women of the Year honorees

Tampa Downtown Partnership President and CEO, Lynda Remund and Board of Directors Vice-Chairwoman, Jin Liu, were recently named as two of the Tampa Bay Business Journal’s 2023 Business Women of the Year. Congratulations!


To learn more, click here.

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