Women on the Rise: 2016 Winners
The third annual Office Space Giveaway was held in Fall 2016. The contest focused on women owned businesses. Two women were awarded free office space for a year: Lucia Conti and Tammy Lyn Fox.
Lucia and her husband Greg Windle own ErieMultimedia a full service advertising agency. They are located in suite 915.
Tammy Lyn Fox is the owner of Taste of Zion Catering and is in process of opening the Renaissance Global Kitchen Erie's Underground Gourmet and Culinary Incubator. It is on the lower level of Renaissance Centre.
The contest had so many great entries that several others were awarded discounted rent.
Those businesses included:
- Acoustic Therapy Partners
- MenajErie Studio
- No Dress Code Studios
- Wagner Behavioral Health
- West Wind Installation LLC.
These women owned businesses are a special part of the culture of Renaissance Centre.
In 2015 the Office Space Giveaway focused on Veteran Owned Businesses. The winner of the contest were Boots On Ground, a non-profit agency who works with Veterans and their families suffering from PTSD. weCreate Website and Design and Marketing was awarded second place and received discounted rent.
The first ever Renaissance Centre Office Space Giveaway kicked off on December 5, 2014. Radius CoWork received first place honors and the free office space for a year. The Erie Reader/Flagship Media who was already located in Renaissance Centre received second place which provided them with the opportunity to expand their office space.
Each year the winners are determined by a panel of judges unrelated to Renaissance Centre.