Recognizing Awarding Valuing Entrepreneurs

In the spirit of celebrating Entrepreneurship Week each year in November, RAEDI hosts a R.A.V.E. Event to recognize and award innovative entrepreneurs in the Rochester area. This event allows RAEDI and its partners in the entrepreneurial community to shine a spotlight on our entrepreneurs and the growing entrepreneurial ecosystem in the Rochester area.

2022 R.A.V.E. Lifetime Achievement Honoree

Deutsch Family, Owners of Pace International

2022 R.A.V.E.
Warrior Honoree

Christine Beech

2022 R.A.V.E. Honorees

Pasquale’s Neighborhood Pizzeria


Jenn & Alex Slifka, owners of Stellar 181 Taphouse, Chateau De Chic, and Chic by Chateau