We have them, 85 and counting. From Addy Awards to Industry Recognition…But to us, the only applause we seek is that from our clients.


“The best event I have ever been too”
– Mindy Grossman, (former) CEO, HSN, Inc.
“You are remarkable and fabulous and I am just so glad that I followed up on your comment to ‘do an event for Habitat.’ Blueprint was a great achievement”
– Barbara Inman, President & CEO, Habitat of Humanity, Florida
“You dreamt up such a creative and fun event and brought those ideas to fruition during Blueprint. We were looking to breathe new life into an event that had gotten stale, and now thanks to you, we are light years away from the past event and into an exciting new stratosphere!”
– Habitat for Humanity, Pinellas County
“Laura, as Chair of the Women’s Leadership Council, you’ve done incredible things for us here…taken us to a new level and inspired me personally to think differently about how we do what we do… (I think that’s called Leadership!) I appreciate your energy for us – Chris Steinocher, President & CEO, St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce [Laura Fage] produces the best events in Tampa Bay”
– Joe Jimenez, Managing Director, The Edwards Group
“I have had the pleasure of working with Laura Fage several times over the years and she always out does herself. Her passion and commitment to detail create praised atmosphere at each of the events I have attended. I look forward to working with Laura and trust she will always surpass my expectations.”
– Ryan Nece, Philanthropist, NFL Veteran, Business Leader
“Partnering with you on any design project is like working with Picasso on a masterpiece. You are such an incredible visionary. In addition, you have a sweet soul and it is obvious you have the same type of passion for creating the perfect event as your Extravaganza team”
– Paul Thomasson, President & CEO
“Her experience and creativity is awesome”
– John Collins, St. Petersburg Arts Alliance
“Make no mistake, Laura Fage is a force to be reckoned with as she constantly demonstrates her highest level of business acumen. But what sets her apart is her emotional intelligence. Laura Fage fully understands what motivates others, what it means to care from the deepest part of her heart, and what imperative work needs to be accomplished in order to truly transform our community”
– Girls Incorporated of Sarasota County
“Great ingenuity, positive energy, outstanding work ethic, and unyielding perseverance, these [just] some of the qualities you will find in Laura Fage.”
– Credit Union Housing Partners
“From the first time I worked with Laura, I realized that she is a person of vision, creativity, and a “we can get this done” attitude – she is flexible while at the same time always staying on task. Laura’s rare gifts of insight combined with a dedication of purpose, is reflected in the respect she has garnered in the not for profit community as well as in the business community at large”
– Dave Collins, Vice-President / COO PowerCurve Communications
“The event was so elegant, glamorous, spectacular and full of great and positive energy. Your attention to detail is beyond extraordinary and because of you and your expertise, not only did this event go off better than planned, but you managed to raise awareness of HEA, not to mention raise the level of respect from our colleagues and peers.”
– Housing and Education Alliance
“You have set a very high bar for next year. You were Outstanding”
– Ceridian
“You are a rock star with a Midas touch. We [ABC Action News] are president of the Laura Fage Fan Club!”
– Lissette Campos, Director of Community Affairs, ABC Action News
“Thank you Laura for your amazing planning skills!”
– Patty Fernandez, Director of Catering Intercontinental Hotel Tampa
“What a fabulous event! So beautiful and over the top…  of course, all of your events are over the top!”
– Penny Rogo Bailes, MamaRazzi Foto

Industry Awards

Award of Excellence (Four Awards), International Association of Business Communicators Multi-Audience Communication

Distinguished Service Award, Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges (Leadership)

Golden Bell Award (Four Awards), Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association – Best Public Relations Practices

Adrian Awards (Six Awards), Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International Best Special Event Advertising for the Travel & Tourism Industry

Addy Award (Eight Awards), Advertising Association, Travel and Tourism Campaigns

Florida Secretary of State (Four Awards) for the best special event(s) in the State of Florida

Best Public Relations Campaign (Two Awards): Special Events, Florida Public Relations Association

Best Public Relations Campaign: (Two Awards) Community Relations, Florida Public Relations Association

Grand All Image Award, (Two Awards) Florida Public Relations Association

Award of Distinction: Audio/Visual Tools for Public Relations, Florida Public Relations Association

Award of Excellence for Print Design (Three Awards), Florida Printing Association PBS Award of Excellence (Special Event)

Finalist /Nominee Tampa Bay Business Woman of the Year, Tampa Bay Business Journal 2011, 2010, 2009

Finalist, Event Planner of the Year, BizBash Magazine

Finalist, AMA Nonprofit Marketer of the Year, American Marketing Association

VIP Honoree, Who’s Who Worldwide, Special Events