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Pepper’s Mexican Grill & Cantina

At Pepper’s Mexican Grill & Cantina, we offer a wide variety of great Mexican food, with recipes straight from Jelisco. We really want you to have the best experience with us, and hope to make you feel at home.

Pepper’s Mexican Restaurant serves only the finest ingredients. Enjoy our dishes made fresh daily, and our home made sauces, which are made from scratch. Here at Pepper’s, we have something for everyone!

Gold Sponsor

Industrial Conveyor Belt Systems

Industrial Conveyor Belt Systems designs, installs, and maintains conveyor systems for the material handling industry throughout the Southeastern United States. As a full service conveyor organization, we provide vulcanized splicing, pulley lagging, new and used conveyor belting, belt skirting, conveyor idlers and pulleys.

With little or no need for your plant’s valuable resources, our field crew teams are completely self-contained to perform the most difficult jobs. Our mobile crews have everything needed for turnkey belt installation, including power generators, vulcanizers, belt winders, and a wide variety of specialized tools. Our belt technicians are able to wind your existing belt then string and vulcanize new belt regardless of your conveyor’s length or size.

Wallace Pierson Travel

WALLACE PIERSON TRAVEL is a family business in all meanings of the term. Jim and Ange Wallace founded the agency in 1974. Their daughter, Angela Wallace Pierson, was raised in the business along with Lynann Mullis who started working for what was then called The Travel Agency at a mere 25 years of age. The Agency Mission Statement has always been anchored in the founder’s belief that “if you take good care of your customers and your employees, the bottom line will take care of itself.”

One of the things we all love about the company is that everyone is involved in decision making for the betterment of the company. Due to this close partnership of everyone in the company, we also celebrate many things TOGETHER! Not only do we use birthdays as an excuse to get together outside of work, we also top the guest list for each other at events like weddings and children’s birthdays. We even find time to travel together!

All American Gutters

Where it all began. We started out in Jacksonville, Florida so that we could see first-hand how our aluminum gutter guard (the strongest in the industry) would perform under scorching temperatures, high humidity and heavy downpours.

All American Gutter Protection can easily handle all of the weather extremes of northern Florida. And, our three different screen sizes mean that we can protect your gutters against debris of all sizes.


We are the industry leader in global visual marketing intelligence and surveillance. Our premier product, CD Promo WorldWide, is the most comprehensive online database of pharmaceutical promotional materials for the global pharmaceutical industry, providing full subscribers with access to over THREE MILLION scanned images

Many facets of the marketing mix are captured within our service, from physician to DTC, Managed Care to Pharmacy, NP and PA to Conventions and online E-Communications. Syndicated and custom analysis projects and online research expertise complement the comprehensive CI database, all of which represent our core competencies and specialties.

And we are not just a database; we are client service focused too. We are the Global Competitive Intelligence Experts.

A1A Solar Contracting

Why pay for energy when sunshine is free?

Going solar is easier and more cost-effective than ever, producing real value and cash savings from the moment a new system goes live. Our team has installed over 3 Megawatts of solar energy in both residential and commercial projects. You can be assured that with our staff of credentialed professionals, we make yours a great experience.

We have NABCEP certified installers who demonstrate expert competency in the field and uphold the highest standards of ethics and professionalism. NABCEP certification is widely recognized in the solar industry as the gold standard for renewable energy installers.

Pete Wilking founded A1A Solar in 2010 after recognizing the need for a highly qualified company to design and install solar power plants for homes and businesses.

Tubel’s Goodyear

Founded in 1978, Tubel’s Tire & Service is a locally owned and operated automotive service center.  We strive to deliver quality products to our customers. For auto repairs, or new tires and wheels, come see us in person or request a quote online. Our mechanics have been repairing vehicles at Tubel’s Tire & Service for the last 36 years!

At Tubel’s Tire & Service, you can expect quality tire and auto repair from out AAA-Approved Repair Facility performed by ASE-certified technicians. We have a wide variety of services including engine and transmission repairs and replacements, towing and roadside assistance, preventive maintenance, and glass repair, replacement, and tinting. We also offer competitive prices on tire brands like Goodyear, Dunlop, and Kelly.  To top it all off, we also offer affordable alloy, chrome, or custom wheels. We treat our customers’ vehicles as if they were our own, and with free Wi-Fi and coffee in our waiting area, we will make you feel at home. Visit us today, contact online, or phone us to schedule an appointment today!

First Federal Bank of Florida

From the start, we’ve been equally committed to exceptional service and value. Today First Federal is a community based, mutual bank that serves over 60,000 customers from 16 retail branches and several lending centers in Florida. Because we are a mutual institution, we are owned by our customers and not stockholders, which allows us to be responsive to our customers’ needs.

First Federal prides itself on being committed to helping local communities flourish. We offer customers diversified financial services including personal and business banking, lending, mortgages and more. We are constantly adding and improving our products and services to make banking as easy and beneficial as possible.

Silver Sponsor

Biagini Design

From planning commercial projects to high-end residential work, furniture design and custom creations – Kristen Biagini is focused on providing incredible and personal service to each of her clients. Her services include:

• Residential or Commercial Spaces, large or small.
• Space Planning
• Renovation or New Construction
• Vacation Condos
• Remote Design Service and Consultation
• Fabric/Furniture/Fixture Selections

JJ Cooper

JJ Cooper, founded by the Michaelis and Lecker families, will be a specialty men’s retailer focused on being a FULL SERVICE store to all customers. We will feature many luxury brands for men.

Sabbia Mediterranean Street Food

Cuisine: Mediterranean, Greek, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features: Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for: Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Bronze Sponsor

Arte Pizza

Wood-fired pies & beers are the specialty at this comfy pizzeria with a warm, contemporary interior.

Health Care Managers

2380 Sadler Rd Ste 201, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
(904) 321-1909

Bronze Sponsor

Café Karibo

Inside a charming historic building on Third Street, in downtown Fernandina Beach on Amelia Island, Florida, an eclectic palette of colors and furnishings add to the relaxed ambiance that is Cafe Karibo.  A large garden patio shaded by huge oak trees invites you to a fun and unique culinary experience in a friendly relaxed setting.

Advanced Disposal

Advanced Disposal (NYSE: ADSW) brings fresh ideas and solutions to the business of a clean environment. As the fourth largest solid waste company in the U.S., we provide integrated, non-hazardous solid waste collection, recycling and disposal services to residential, commercial, industrial and construction customers across 16 states and the Bahamas. Our team is dedicated to finding effective, sustainable solutions to preserve the environment for future generations.

VyStar Credit Union

VyStar Credit Union is a member-owned, member-managed, financial cooperative with a volunteer Board of Directors.  As a financial cooperative, we have a fiduciary responsibility to serve in the best interest of our member-owners, not shareholders, which is a big part of what makes VyStar different from other financial institutions. Learn more about VyStar Credit Union and our focus on serving the financial needs of our members by providing quality services while maintaining fiscal soundness.

Waxhead Sun Defense

Humans were built to thrive in the sun.

Waxhead was created for surfers, boaters, anglers, golfers, and coastal crusaders. For carefree Saturdays on the beach, epic fishing stories, catching the wave and hitting the sweet spot.

As humans, we were made to thrive outside. And Waxhead’s growing portfolio of sun defense products – mineral sunscreens and skincare, functional foods, sun gear and apparel – are all built around making life in the sun better.

We make our products with carefully chosen ingredients and materials, friendly to humans, our waters, and our earth alike. And we support top coastal and oceanic preservation organizations.

So let’s get out there – in the sun, in the sand and the grass, in the wind and water – with Waxhead. Join us.