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4 Feb 2021
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Longboat Key, FL (February, 2021) – Larry Starr, President and Owner of RVA Vacation Rentals, has been awarded one of the 2020 Longboat Key Chamber of Commerce’s Small Business Person of the Year Awards. Members of the community nominate each other for consideration, and criteria for the award includes exemplary local service plus a thorough interview process with the Chamber’s Small Business Council. Starr was honored to receive such a local prestigious award, standing in the spotlight next to many of our great local businesses and their leaders.

 “My team and I are delighted to receive this prestigious award, which recognizes the voice of our local community,” said Larry Starr, Owner and President of RVA. “Since opening our doors in 1989 we have always strived to offer a first-rate experience to our guests and our fellow island businesses. To even be considered for this award among so many validates that our hard work has been noticed by our colleagues.”

 The Longboat Key Chamber of Commerce hosts their Small Business Awards Luncheon annually. It includes awards for Small Business Person of the Year, Good as Green and Rookie Person of the Year. The awards luncheon was originally scheduled for November of 2020; however Tropical Storm Eta forced the Council and Chamber employees to postpone the highly anticipated event. Despite the delay, the recipients were delighted to be considered among the best of the island.

 To inquire about RVA Vacation Rentals, 4030 Gulf of Mexico Drive Longboat Key FL 34228, call 800-237-9505. Visit our website at


 About RVA

RVA, Resort Vacation Accommodations, is one of the area’s leading vacation rental companies in Southwest Florida.  RVA is the largest management company of vacation condominiums, homes and resort-style properties on Florida’s west coast, based on a portfolio of over 400 units.  Our Southwest Florida inventory includes premier beach destinations such as: Anna Maria Island, Bradenton, Longboat Key, Lido Key, Sarasota, Siesta Key and Casey Key.