Orlando, FL (November 10th, 2017) — edgefactory, a leading media production house and brand consulting firm based in Orlando, Florida was presented with the Small Business of the Year Award on Saturday night during the 2017 PRIDE in Business Awards.

“As long-time members and contributors to the MBA and the greater Orlando community, edgefactory could not be more thrilled to accept this recognition.” said Brian Cole, President/CEO, edgefactory. “As a large part of our work is done outside of Orlando, we are truly honored to be recognized by our friends, associates, and peers here in the City Beautiful. The team at edgefactory has great passion for what we do everyday, bringing stories to life with energy, emotion, and of course… edge.”

The PRIDE in Business Awards honor local Orlando LGBT owned and operated business and their contribution to the local Orlando community. Business colleagues and peers in the Central Florida community provided detailed submissions that met specific criteria they believe the nominees adhere to and embody. The Metropolitan Business Association of Orlando chose an independent committee to eliminate bias, which reviewed the applications and selected their top three nominees for each category.

Criteria for Nominees included; Visibly support the LGBT community by providing contributions and/or in-kind services to non-profit organizations, political issues, or community-wide causes; Reside and work in the seven-county metro Orlando area; Exemplify the highest standards in their profession; Demonstrate excellence and success in business or profession; Promote diversity, equality, and inclusivity in the workplace or in a professional capacity.