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Thursday October 20, 2016 from 6:15 PM to 9:00 PM EDT

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T Pepin's Hospitality Centre
4121 N 50th Street
Tampa, FL 33610

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Thank you to our sponsors!

Presenting Sponsor:

Reception Sponsor:

Tampa Bay Times logo

Venue Sponsor:

Community Sponsors:

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Straley Robin Vericker logo

City of Temple Terrace logo

Good Neighbor Sponsor:

CED | RAYBRO Electric | Gary & Tina Pike

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Table Sponsorships are available to those who purchase packages of 10 tickets with a $100 Sponsorship Fee per table that includes priority reserved table with company name posted and recognition throughout the awards program. Use the Register Now button to register 10 guests and pay the $100 Table Sponsor fee.


Table Sponsors:


FleischmanGarcia Architecture Planning Interiors

Sprinkle Consulting, Inc.


Kimley-Horn and Associates


Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful

City of Plant City

Straley Robin Vericker

Ashley Global Retail

Wade Trim

University of South Florida

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Thursday, October 20, 2016 | Winners Announced 

T Pepin's Hospitality Centre | 4121 N 50th Street | Tampa

Tampa Bay Times Reception | 6:15 p.m. (cash bar with tray passed hors d'oeuvres)

Dinner & Presentation of Awards | 7:15 p.m.

Tickets | Tickets will be on sale through October 14, 2016

$65   | Individual Ticket | unreserved seating

$500 | Table of Eight | reserved table for EIGHT guests registered together

$750 | TABLE SPONSOR | priority reserved table for TEN registered guests with sponsorship recognition throughout program

Please register to RSVP by clicking on Register Now above.

Then, complete your ticket purchase:

REGISTER FIRST, then Pay by Check:

  • Make checks payable toHillsborough County BOCC
  • Indicate who the payment is for and a contact phone number
  • Mail to:  The Planning Commission, 601 East Kennedy Boulevard, 18th Floor, Tampa, FL 33602

OR REGISTER FIRST, then Pay by Credit Card at Ticket Leap:

  • Fees will be applied (up to $4.25 per ticket) at:

Please note: 
Registration is finalized when payment has been received via check or Ticket Leap.

Thank you to our host!

Brendan McLauglin



Thank you to our judges!

Awards Jury

The Planning Commission is proud to announce our 34th annual celebration of excellence in planning in Hillsborough County. This awards program is a well-respected tradition honoring projects contributing to a better quality of life in our community and serving as models to learn from and emulate. With the emphasis on the importance of great planning in our own region, our awards program is held in October to align with Tampa Bay Design Week and the many national festivities during the American Planning Association's (APA) National Community Planning Month and celebration of Great Places in America!

This is a program you will not want to miss! In addition to exciting juried Awards of Merit, Awards of Excellence, and Outstanding Contribution to the Community, this year's program will also feature a special award initiated at our 33rd Annual Planning & Design Awards, the:

Hillsborough River Stewardship Award presented by the:

Hillsborough River Interlocal Planning Board & Technical Advisory Council

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