Honors

Port Manatee has earned numerous awards for excellence in business, communications, and environmental projects. .


Port Manatee Environmental Awards

2008 Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council Certificate of Excellence, Port Manatee Seagrass Mitigation
2007 Florida Department of Environmental Protection Seagrass Mitigation Final Credit Determination, Seagrass Mitigation
2006 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Gulf Guardian Award, Port Manatee Ecosystem Improvement – Seagrass Mitigation
2006 American Association of Port Authorities Environmental Improvement Award, Seagrass Mitigation and Management Area
2004 AAPA Environmental Improvement Award, Spoil Island Mitigation
2004 Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council Future of the Region 1st Place Environmental Award, Spoil Island Mitigation
2003 American Road and Transportation Builders Association & Transportation Development Foundation Globe Award For Environmental Excellence, Seagrass Restoration
2003 American Council of Engineering Companies National Recognition Award, Seagrass Restoration in partnership with CH2M Hill
2002 CH2M Hill Technology Vision Award, Seagrass Restoration
1997 Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council Herman W. Goldner Award, Long-Term Dredge Spoil Disposal Program


Community Awards

2008 AAPA Port Financial Committee, Certificate of Achievement, Annual Financial Report
2007 Manatee Chamber of Commerce Economic Development Council Presenting Sponsor Award
2000-2007 Manatee Chamber of Commerce Economic Development Council Recognition for Support and Contributions
2004 Manatee Chamber of Commerce Chairman’s Award For Exceptional Service to the Chamber
2004 Tampa Bay Business Journal Business of the Year, International Business of the Year
2001 Southwest Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Appreciation Award of Support and Contribution at 9th Annual Hispanic Gala
2001 Manatee County Fair Directors Award
2000 Hispanic American Alliance Silver Sponsor Award
1999 Gulf Coast Latin Chamber of Commerce Silver Sponsor Award
1998-99 Corporate Advocate of the Year
1997 Regal Cruises 1st Annual National Sales Meeting Award
1996 Gulf Coast Latin Chamber of Commerce Certificate of Appreciation for Sponsoring Conexión Latina
1993 Manatee County Fair Directors Award Florida School To Work Zone Outstanding Employer Participation Public Service Program Award from WWPR-Pier 1490 Radio, “Port Manatee Matters”


Communications

2012 AAPA Communications Award of Excellence for 2012 Official Directory
2012 AAPA Communications Award of Excellence for Deepwater E-Newsletter
2012 Hermes Platinum Award for 2012 Official Directory
2012 Hermes Gold Award for Deepwater E-Newsletter
2012 Communicator Award of Distinction, 2012 Official Directory
2012 Communicator Award of Distinction, Deepwater E-Newsletter
2012 Communicator Award of Distinction, Web Site
2011
Marcom Award -- Platinum Winner for 2011 Official Directory
2011 Marcom Award -- Gold Winner for Web Site
2011 Marcom Award -- Honorable Mention for Animation
2011
AAPA Communications Award of Excellence for 2011 Official Directory
2011 AAPA Communications Award of Merit for Deepwater E-Newsletter
2011
Communicator Award of Distinction for "Chess" Ad
2011 Hermes Platinum Award for 2011 Official Directory
2011 Hermes Gold Award for Web Site
2011 Hermes Honorable Mention for Animation
2010 MarCom Award -- Platinum Winner for 2010 Official Directory
2010 MarCom Award -- Gold Winner for "Chess" Ad
2010 MarCom Award -- Honorable Mention for Deepwater E-Newsletter
2010 MarCom Award -- Honorable Mention for Web Site
2010 AAPA Communications Award of Merit for Deepwater E-Newsletter
2010 AAPA Communications Award of Merit for 2010 Official Directory
2010 AAPA Communications Award of Merit for Port Manatee Web Site
2010 Communicator Award of Excellence, Deepwater E-Newsletter
2010 Communicator Award of Distinction, Port Manatee Web Site
2010 Hermes Creative Awards, Platinum Award, Port Manatee 2010 Official
Directory
2010 Hermes Creative Awards, Gold Award, Port Manatee Web Site
2010 Hermes Creative Awards, Honorable Mention, Port Manate Deepwater
E-Newsletter
2010 Transportation Marketing and Communications Association Compass
Awards, Award of Merit, Port Manatee 2009 Official Directory
2008 American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) Communications Award of Merit for Tram Tours
2008 Addy Award, Local Silver Award, Suncoast Chapter, for Deepwater newsletter
2007 AAPA Communications Award of Excellence for Deepwater newsletter
2007 AAPA Communications Award of Merit for Web Site category
2006 AAPA Communications Award of Excellence, Miscellaneous category
2006 AAPA Communications Award of Excellence, Special Events
2006 AAPA Communications Award of Merit for Deepwater newsletter
2006 Florida Public Relations Association, Central West Coast Chapter, Award of Distinction, Public Relations Program Special Events
2005 AAPA Communications Award of Excellence, Directories and Newsletters category
2005 AAPA Communications Award of Excellence, Deepwater newsletter
2005 AAPA Communications Award of Merit, Miscellaneous category
2005 AAPA Communications Award, Honorable Mention, Special Events category
2005 Advertising Achievement Award by Readux Research, Most Attention-Getting Port Ad
2005 FPRA Golden Image Awards, Award of Distinction, Web Sites
2005 FPRA Local Image Award, Web Sites
2005 FPRA Local Image Award, Public Relations Program – Special Events
2005 FPRA Local Image Award, Judges’ Award, AV Tools of PR – web site
2005 Transportation Marketing and Communications Association Tranny Award of Merit, Special Events, Port Manatee Berth 5 Dedication
2003 AAPA Communications Award of Merit, Directory
2001 AAPA Communications Award of Merit, Port Directory
2000 AAPA Communications Award of Excellence, Video Presentations
1999 AAPA Communications Award of Excellence, Overall Campaign
1998 AAPA Communications Award of Excellence, Color Ads
1996 AAPA Communications Award of Merit, Color Ads
1990 AAPA Communications Award of Excellence, Color Ads
1989 AAPA Communications Award of Excellence, Color Ads
1987 Addy Award, Local Award of Distinction, Campaigns
1987 Addy Award, Local Award of Merit, Non-English Print Ad
1987 Addy Award, Local Award of Merit, Campaigns
1987 Addy Award, Local 1st Place Award, Non-English Language Print