Torrance Advantage Awards
Recognizing economic achievements
On Thursday, March 16, 2017, the City of Torrance Office of Economic Development honored local businesses for their innovative economic development strategies for the year 2016. Winners were announced and recognized at the 10th annual Torrance Advantage Awards ceremony held at the Del Amo Crossing office complex at 21535 Hawthorne Blvd., which was purchased recently by the Muller Company and has been undergoing renovations.
Winners received a prestigious Torrance Advantage Award crystal trophy, $200 to help with basic operating expenses and a signed letter from the Mayor of Torrance. They also will be featured in City promotions such as the website, Torrance Seasons and other advertising avenues. Award winners in the four different categories included:
People to People Award recognizes an organization's excellence in enhancing employment opportunities in Torrance. It also recognizes an organization's commitment to its current employees by investing in their talents and skills.
Enriching the Community Award recognizes businesses for their excellence in contributing to the prosperity of Torrance through increase in revenue and tax base.
Quality of Life Community Investor Award recognizes businesses whose products, systems, methods and services contribute significantly to the improvement of the quality of life for the Torrance community. Moreover, the Award recognizes businesses that take the extra step and serve the community.
Long-Term Investor Award recognizes businesses that have demonstrated excellence throughout the years with sustained success through partnerships, innovative strategies and continuous effort toward progress.
Special Recognition recognizes businesses or individuals for specific efforts or show of excellence and leadership.
The City of Torrance congratulates all Award recipients and encourages all Torrance-based businesses to become involved and participate in the 2017 Torrance Advantage Awards. For more information, please contact the Office of Economic Development at (310) 618-5807 or EconomicDevelopment@TorranceCA.Gov.
Check out the winners from the 9th Annual Torrance Advantage Awards