Creative Sign Designs Awarded 1st Place in Bright House Networks 1st Annual Regional Business Awards

Tampa sign company recognized for its outstanding business and success 

bh2TAMPA, FL (February 28, 2014) – Creative Sign Designs, a leading architectural sign company, was awarded 1st Place in the large business category in Bright House Networks first annual Regional Business Awards.

Bright House Networks teamed with local Chambers of Commerce to host its first annual Regional Business Awards. The awards honor outstanding business and success throughout the eight-county, greater Tampa Bay community.

Nominations were accepted for four categories: small business (5-25 employees); medium business (26-100 employees); large business (101-500 employees); and start-up (1-3 years in business). More than 150 businesses were nominated by local Chambers of Commerce in Hillsborough, Pinellas, Polk, Pasco, Hernando, Citrus, Manatee and Sarasota counties. Of those businesses, 60 were finalists.

Nominated businesses were evaluated on the following criteria: vision, growth, stability, innovation, and community involvement.

“Being recognized as one of the best businesses in the Tampa Bay area is incredibly humbling and rewarding.  Our employees have worked tirelessly to reinvent ourselves.  Winning this award truly validates their efforts.” said Jamie Harden, President and CEO of Creative Sign Designs.

Winning businesses were honored at a celebratory dinner last night at the downtown Tampa Hilton. Speakers at the ceremony included Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Lovie Smith, Florida Blue CEO Pat Geraghty, and Tampa Bay Lighting CEO Tod Leiweke. Bright House Networks awarded over $1,000,000 in prizes, including commercial TV production, air time, news stories, and cash.

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About Creative Sign Designs:

Creative Sign Designs, with national headquarters in Tampa, specializes in turnkey architectural signage solutions. Creative Sign Designs provides consultation, design, project management, fabrication, and installation services for a full line of interior, exterior and digital sign products. With more than 28 years’ experience providing architectural sign solutions, Creative Sign Designs is capable of successfully managing local, regional, and national projects, For more information, visit or call 1-877-818-7180.

About Bright House Networks:

Bright House Networks is the sixth largest owner and operator of cable systems in the U.S. and the second largest in Florida, with technologically advanced systems located in five states including Florida, Alabama, Indiana, Michigan and California.

Bright House Networks serves approximately 2.5 million customers who subscribe to one or more of its video, high-speed data, home security and automation and voice services. The company also offers a portfolio of customizable, cutting-edge business solutions spanning Internet, MEF-certified Metro Ethernet, WiFi, security, telephony, and video. Bright House Media Strategies, the advertising arm of Bright House Networks, offers businesses advanced targeted advertising solutions. Bright House Networks also owns and operates exclusive local news and sports channels in its Florida markets. For more information about Bright House Networks or our products and services, visit (

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