February 15th | Straz Center Riverwalk Stage
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. Each year an awards jury representing a cross-section of Downtown constituencies select award winners honoring the leadership, innovation, hard work, talent, and community spirit. Brought to you by the Tampa Downtown Partnership, this program embodies the culture of Tampa's Downtown.
"Litter Skimmer" Boat – City of Tampa Solid Waste Department
Channelside Drive Redesign - City of Tampa Mobility Department and the Channel District Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA)
Tampa Museum of Art (TMA) Vinik Family Education Center
University of Tampa Riseman Fitness and Recreation Center
Ardent Mills Flour Mill Demolition
Tampa Union Station Baggage Building Renovations
The Tampa EDITION
Legacy Encore Apartments
Tampa Bay History Center Walking Tours
Tampa, Kansas to Tampa Bay - Visit Tampa Bay
The Holiday Promenade at Water Street
Tampa Zumba In the Park/Meagan Floco
Hampton Chocolate Factory
Supernatural Food and Wine
Jobsite Theater at Straz Center
Tampa Fresh Foods by Lucy Sparrow / Vinik Family Foundation
This year we will honor Christine M. Burdick, former President and CEO of the Tampa Downtown Partnership, posthumously for her visionary leadership in the Downtown community.
The Urban Excellence People's Choice Award nominees include all of the 2023 Finalists and additional community-submitted nominees.
Voting is now closed.
The Tampa EDITION Hotel
The University of Tampa