2022 Urban Excellence Award Nomination Form

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The Tampa Downtown Partnership’s 2022 DOWNTOWN TAMPA URBAN EXCELLENCE AWARDS will celebrate businesses, organizations, individuals, events and projects that have made significant contributions toward Downtown Tampa.

Please complete and submit the nomination form below.  All submitted entries will be considered on their merit. Nominations must be related to and/or located within the Special Services District boundaries of Downtown Tampa and can be an individual, business, organization (for profit or not-for-profit), event, or project that:

1. Was completed or will be completed between January 2021 and before January 2022; and

2. Made a significant contribution to Downtown between listed dates; or

3. Displayed an entrepreneurial spirit, creativity, and/or community leadership that positively

    contributed to Downtown between listed dates

Please Note: A Nomination is not a vote. Multiple nominations will not increase selection. All nominations will be reviewed by jury members and three (3) finalists from each category will be selected in January 2022. Nomination Deadline is January 3, 2022

You may ONLY select up to three (3) categories for each Project/Organization. If more are selected the submission will be voided. 

SAVE THE DATE | 2022 Urban Excellence Awards
Wednesday, February 23th, 6-9pm

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Nominator Information

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Nominee Information

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Nomination Category

Recognizes a public sector project that has made a positive and significant contribution to Downtown; and has demonstrated a strong impact in revitalizing the Downtown area.

Recognizes a private sector project that has made a positive and significant contribution to Downtown; and has demonstrated a commitment to assist in revitalizing the Downtown area.

Recognizes a group partnership that has made a unique, positive contribution to Downtown; and has been responsible for a project or program that has complemented the work of the City of Tampa and the Tampa Downtown Partnership.

Recognizes an iconic building that serves as a magnet to attract people to Downtown by improving the physical environment or by enhancing the economic, cultural or social well-being of the area.

Recognizes an event, entity or idea that involved people in or exposed them to a positive Downtown experience, thus enhancing their enjoyment while visiting the area.

Recognizes a person, organization, business, project or initiative that has made a positive and significant contribution to a Downtown space or has created a more attractive pedestrian atmosphere, and commercially vibrant environment through activities, street level store front improvements or design elements.

Recognizes a person, business, project or initiative that has made a positive and significant contribution to the Downtown marketplace or has improved Downtown by contributing a new or unique retail experience.

Recognizes an organization, event or initiative that has had a significant and lasting impact on downtown’s arts and cultural life, stimulates economic growth, encourages tourism and enhances downtown’s cultural image.

Voted on by the public and recognizes a business, organization, individual, event, project or initiative that has made a significant contribution toward creating a unique, vibrant and diverse Downtown, and has made a positive impact on the Downtown community.

Recognizes an individual that has made a positive and significant contribution to a program or project in Downtown; has added to the Downtown visitor experience and/or that has demonstrated strong leadership in revitalizing the Downtown area.

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Was this submission/project a direct reflection/result of the COVID-19 Pandemic? If so, please include an additional statement explaining that. 

Reason For Nomination
Please use the space below to provide a brief explanation of why you have nominated this person/business/project/event.

Additional Materials

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