Businesses of the Year & New Business of the Year
The Safety Harbor Chamber of Commerce will honor six businesses in the Safety Harbor area that have successfully beaten the odds and prospered in their field of endeavor.
Business of the Year Criteria:
- A member in good standing of the Safety Harbor Chamber of Commerce and has not received this award in the past two years.
- An established, locally owned and operated company, with a minimum of two years in business.
- One award in each of six categories: Service/Professional, Retail, Restaurant, Industrial/Manufacturing, New Business, and People's Choice
New Business of the Year Criteria:
- A member in good standing of the Safety Harbor Chamber of Commerce.
- A licensed, locally owned and operated company.
- In operation for less than two years.
The judging committee consists of Chamber Executive Board members. Deadline for nominations is in August of each year. Nominees and winners will be featured at the Annual Dinner Celebration. Winners will be announced and presented with their awards at the event. Winning businesses receive social media exposure, a trophy to display in their business, a Business of the Year emblem, and the opportunity to ride in the Safety Harbor Holiday Parade.
Nonprofit of the Year
Safety Harbor Chamber of Commerce Non Profit of the Year award is intended to honor an outstanding organization that has made a significant contribution to our local community. It is designed to recognize the best, most innovative, highly creative, and most effective organization in accomplishing their goals.
- The non profit organization must be a member of the Safety Harbor Chamber of Commerce and have not received this award in the past two years.
- The achievements of the not-for-profit organization must be relevant within the past 12 months.
- Accomplishments must be based on projects that affect north Pinellas County
- Organizations must be 501(c)3 organizations or other registered nonprofit status.
WINNERS FROM PREVIOUS YEARSNEW BUSINESS OF THE YEAR2022 Backwater Provisions Co.2021 The NONA Slice House2020 The Tiki TavernINDUSTRY/MANUFACTURING2022 Phoenix Custom Engineering2021 Bay Area Fence Factory2020 Mastercut Tool Corp2019 K&M Custom Cabinetry, Inc.2018 Harbor Renovations2017 Bay Area Fence Factory2016 Sawyer2015 Jacobsen Homes
RETAIL2022 Post Office Square2021 Aerie Lane Home2020 Seersucker Sassy Boutique2017 Ed's Fine Wines
2016 Dog House of Safety HarborRESTAURANT2022 The Brinehouse2021 Gigglewaters2019 Daydreamers Cafe & Grill2018 Harbor Bar2015 Southern FreshSERVICE/PROFESSIONAL2022 Candlewood Suites Safety Harbor2021 Light Tree IT Services2020 Safety Harbor Therapeutic Massage2019 Sara LaRock/Berkshire Hathaway Home Services2018 Sylvan Abbey Memorial Park & Funeral Home2017 Safety Harbor Resort and Spa
2016 Curlew Hills Memory Garden
2015 Schafer, Wirth & WirthPEOPLE'S CHOICE2022 Bassano Cheesecake CafeNON-PROFIT2022 Kiwanis Club of Safety Harbor2021 Harbor Exchange Club2020 Chi Chi Rodriguez Youth Foundation2019 Mattie Williams Neighborhood Family Center2018 Habitat for Humanity2017 ARC Tampa Bay/Harborside Studios
2016 Safety Harbor Library Foundation
2015 Chi Chi Rodriguez Youth FoundationAMBASSADOR2022 Sue LaGree2021 Sam Rockwell2020 Megan Willoughby2019 Sara LaRock2018 Bethany Huber2017 Chris Ott
2016 Don Rennard
2015 Craig Wright