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Welcome to Bradenton's Best

Bradenton is a unique place. We live, shop, eat, and play in Florida’s beautiful Manatee County and we wouldn’t have it any other way. In celebration of our great communities, Bradenton Herald presents Bradenton’s Best.

Last year, we had over 1,800 businesses, organizations, and individuals competing to be named in the top three spots of 228 categories. We received 110,000 votes from 47,187 unique voters! This contest is truly designed to engage the community in celebrating the places, restaurants, and local businesses we love.

Nominations Close

Bradenton's Best Promotion

Bradenton’s Best will have strong support from,, Bradenton Herald Newspaper and social media.
Nominations and voting will be driven by print, digital and social promotions.


  • Digital Display

  • Bradenton Herald Newspaper Ads

  • Organic Social Media

  • Paid Social Media

  • Paid Targeted Eblast

  • Eblast to Subscribers

  • Home Page Takeovers

Bradenton Herald will invest over $100,000 in marketing support promoting
Bradenton’s Best, driving participation and ensuring success for the community and
local businesses.


Our free asset kit provides badges that you can include with your social media, on your website and with emails. Getting out the vote couldn't be easier.  Click here and get your free assets!

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