Recognizes Richardson companies and organizations that have achieved extraordinary success and /or made a significant investment in Richardson. The newly named EDGE Awards were formerly known as the Business & Industry Awards.
On November 5, 2013 at the Double Tree by Hilton in Richardson, Texas, the Richardson Economic Development Partnership (REDP), Richardson Chamber of Commerce and Richardson Rotary Clubs honored seven businesses and organizations for their contribution to economic development in the City of Richardson. This year’s luncheon and award event was sponsored by BB&T. Two neighborhood favorites were honored — the Richardson Family YMCA and Alamo Drafthouse Cinema.
The EDGE Awards honorees are as follows:
2013 Newcomer Business Award was awarded to Alamo Drafthouse Cinema for choosing Richardson as its first theater in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area and first movie theater to Richardson in 25 years.
2013 Public / Non-Profit/ Educational Award was awarded to Richardson Family YMCA celebrating its 50th Anniversary this year for serving the community in programs that encourage and develop the mind, body and spirit.
2013 Loyalty Award was awarded to Travelers one of the largest insurance companies for remaining in Richardson. Travelers established in 2002, has approximately 600 employees in over 147,000 square feet of leased office space.
2013 Commercial Real Estate Project Award was awarded to developer KDC for bringing the largest corporate campus in Dallas/Ft. Worth to Richardson Texas. (State Farm Campus)
2013 Community Involvement Award was awarded to Avant, a global distributor of electronic components was honored for its corporate support for many Richardson and Dallas/Ft. Worth non-profit organizations.
2013 Environmental Award was awarded to Benning Power Electronics, a German company with its North American headquarters in Richardson. Benning was honored for developing and manufacturing products that allow companies and individuals to control and deliver energy saving products and services.
2013 International Business Award was awarded to ZTE USA, a leading telecommunications company based in China for its significant presence that affirms the city’s global reputation as the home of the Telecom Corridor.
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