HITS, Inc. Wins Award of Excellence from Ocala/Marion County Chamber & Economic Partnership
Saugerties, NY (October 24, 2016): HITS, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the 2016 Medium Business of the Year Award of Excellence by the Ocala/Marion County Chamber & Economic Partnership (CEP). The winners were announced at the exCEPtional mornings breakfast on October 19, 2016.
The annual Awards of Excellence program honors businesses for their significant role in supporting the business community and driving economic growth. The award is divided into three categories: small business, medium business and large business, which correlates with the number of full time employees at the respective company. Award categories also include: Manufacturer of the Year, Start-Up of the Year and Non-Profit of the Year.
“How appropriate that in the Horse Capital of the World, one of our business Awards of Excellence winners is a leading equine company. HITS has demonstrated excellence throughout their business practices and community involvement, which is why we are so fortunate for them to be a part of our community,” said Kevin T. Sheilley, President & CEO of the Ocala/Marion County Chamber & Economic Partnership.
To be considered for an Award of Excellence, the organization must be setting the standards for excellence through innovation, sustainability, employment growth and development, customer service, financial success, and community involvement.
“HITS is thrilled with this recognition from the Ocala/Marion CEP,” said HITS President and CEO Tom Struzzieri. “Our clients build their lives around the sport, and there is no better home-away-from-home for these riders and trainers than Ocala, Florida—horsemen prefer Ocala. We are grateful to the CEP and to the community for their unwavering support and acknowledgment of our business in the Horse Capital of the World.”
To read more on the 2016 Award of Excellence Winners, please visit the Ocala/Marion County CEP website, here.
Photo Courtesy of the Ocala/Marion Co. CEP HITS President and CEO, Tom Struzzieri, accepts Medium Business of the Year Award of Excellence from CEP Executive Committee Chairman, Ken Ausley.
About HITS, Inc. HITS, Inc. produces high-quality, international-level hunter/jumper horse shows. Based in upstate New York in the Village of Saugerties, HITS has been producing shows since 1982 and is now a nationwide company with world-class circuits in California, Florida, Arizona, New York, and Virginia.
While hosting the richest weekend in show jumping at HITS-on-the-Hudson, HITS also formed the Triple Crown of Show Jumping. This includes the AIG $1 Million Grand Prix in Thermal, California, the Great American $1 Million Grand Prix in Ocala, Florida, and the Saugerties $1 Million Grand Prix in Saugerties, New York.