Dr. Anne Chauvet accepted the Small Business of the Year Award on behalf of Critical Care and Veterinary Specialists of Sarasota.
Brooke Kommuck, Doris Ellis and Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Wendy Ellis
Joseph Strickland, Jan Solomon and Tim Solomon, of Key Sailing, which won the International Business Award.
Susan Birk and Mike Noble
Danette and Nick Boris
Cat Depot representatives were among the businesses nominated for Nonprofit Organization of the Year.
Whitney Coyne, Andrea Copek and Robert Ludwig
Attendees filled the conference room at the Hyatt Regency.
Amy Hammer and Max Shaw
Melissa Hembree, Joe C. Hembree, Joe R. Hembree and George McGonagill.
Bob Leibold and Gabriele Vest
Les McCurdy, owner of McCurdyâ€™s Comedy Theatre, had the audience in stitches as this yearâ€™s host.
Doug Neumann, Melanie DiVirgilio, Greg Bustle and Chad Campbell
Robin Parsons, Amanda Vercheski, Pam Lutz and Annette Gueli
Cindy Saunders, Carol Anziano and Suzanne Teicher
Yvonne Schloss and Dr. Noel