Winning Businesses to Be Honored at March 11 Recognition Event
Merritt Island, FL, March 8, 2016 – Pike Products/Space Shirts (“Space Shirts”), located in Merritt Island, FL, has been named a finalist in the Small Business category of the second annual Bright House Networks Regional Business Awards in the Greater Orlando area. The awards honor the companies, organizations and people who have impacted the Greater Orlando area with their products, services, and thought leadership. Winning businesses will be honored March 11 at a special celebration at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek.
A textile and retail marketing expert, Pike Products/Space Shirts® founder and president Brenda Mulberry is a Florida native with a passion for space exploration, business and community service who earned a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in clothing and textiles from FSU. Brenda, who personally delivered an order of “Space Shirts” to Air Force One, was twice named Rotarian of the Year. She also received recognition from Space Gateway Support in support of the STS-107 crew, and her company earned the Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber Business of the Year Award in 2013 in the Professional/Technical Services category.
Over 32 years, Space Shirts has printed millions of T-shirts for thousands of customers, including shirts for most of the Space Shuttle missions launched from Kennedy Space Center. Brenda’s personal mission is to promote ongoing enthusiasm for space exploration and education by manufacturing and distributing compelling space images on T-shirts and wearable apparel, across the nation and around the globe. She is proud to use her business to call attention to space exploration and its quest to improve life on this planet through better understanding of our universe. Committed to serving the broader business community as well, Space Shirts also produces custom-branded apparel and logo merchandise for a wide range of companies across diverse industry sectors.
Bright House Networks has teamed up with Chambers of Commerce in nine counties to host this event, which connects local businesses in a celebration of best-in-class. Bright House Networks will award prizes totaling over $1,000,000, including commercial TV production, air time, inclusion in a customer newsletter, and cash.
Bright House Networks Business and Enterprise Solutions offers a comprehensible portfolio of scalable products and services that meet the needs of small and medium business, all the way up to large enterprises, governments, and public educational institutions. With local 24x7x365 support, dedicated local sales executives and solutions engineers, and continued investment in next-generation technology, Bright House Networks is dedicated to supporting the local business community.
Join Bright House Networks for the Regional Business Awards in the Greater Orlando area on March 11 at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek. For more information about the Regional Business Awards and to purchase your tickets/tables, visit www.brighthouse.com/RBA.
About Pike Products/Space Shirts — Since 1984, Pike Products/Space Shirts® has promoted the space program internationally by manufacturing and distributing compelling space images on T-shirts, apparel and souvenirs for astronauts, aerospace and aviation companies alike. With both manufacturing and retail operations located in Merritt Island, FL, Space Shirts also produces custom-branded apparel and logo merchandise for a wide range of companies across diverse industry sectors. Space Shirts developed its reputation for excellent, affordable custom-branded promotional products by dedicating its skilled artisan team to the highest quality design, screen-printing, embroidery, products and customer service. For more information, please call 321-453-7453 or visit www.spaceshirts.com.
About Bright House Networks — Bright House Networks is the sixth largest owner and operator of cable systems in the U.S. and the second largest in Florida, with technologically advanced systems located in five states including Florida, Alabama, Indiana, Michigan and California and two of the top 20 DMAs. Bright House Networks serves approximately 2.5 million customers who subscribe to one or more of its video, high-speed data, home security and automation and voice services. Bright House Networks Business Solutions offers a strong portfolio of video, voice, data, and cloud-based solutions to the small and medium business segments. In addition, Bright House Networks Enterprise Solutions provides advanced, fiber-based telecommunication services to key industry verticals in the mid-market and carrier segments, including cloud-based hosted voice, managed security, and cell backhaul to wireless carriers. The company is Cisco® Master Service Provider-certified under the Cisco Cloud and Managed Service Program, the first cable operator in the United States to achieve this designation. Bright House Networks also owns and operates exclusive, award-winning, local news and sports channels in its Florida markets. For more information about Bright House Networks, or our products and services, visit brighthouse.com. Follow the conversation at #BrightHouseRBA. Let’s connect: House2House, @BrightHouseNow, Facebook and LinkedIn.