Port Manatee has earned four top marketing and communications awards from the Transportation Marketing and Communications Association (TMCA) and the Hermes Creative Awards.

Port Manatee’s 2010 Official Directory was honored with an Award of Merit in TMCA’s Compass Awards competition. The TMCA Compass Award is the highest level of professional acknowledgement within marketing and communications in today’s transportation marketplace.

The port also earned three awards from the Hermes Creative Awards including the Platinum Award for the Port Manatee 2010 Official Directory, the Gold Award for the Port Manatee website www.portmanatee.com, and Honorable Mention for the Port Manatee Deepwater E-Newsletter.

The Hermes Creative Awards is an international competition administered by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals for creative professionals involved in concept, writing and design of traditional and emerging media.