Awards Programs

Student Scholarships

Student Scholarships

The Greater Miami Chamber and its 501c3 not-for-profit organization, the South Florida Progress Foundation, award scholarships in the spring to seniors from Miami-Dade County Public Schools. Scholarships are limited to 12th grade students. Carlos J. Arboleya Jr. Scholarship is presented to a male, high school senior from a Miami-Dade County Public School who intends to pursue a degree in…

Excellence in HR Awards

Excellence in HR Awards

The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce Excellence in HR Awards honor Miami Human Resources Professionals and Teams who are responsible for leading People Strategy, Change Management, Talent Management, Diversity and Organizational Design Initiatives that drive value for their companies/organizations. The awards are open to all full-time Human Resources Professionals and Teams in the tri-county…

Health Care Heroes® Awards

Health Care Heroes® Awards

A Health Care Hero® is an individual, institution, professional, student, volunteer or program, who, through their individual or collective actions have made an extraordinary impact in the Miami health care community. The nominee might be working in one of the following fields: bio-medical, community health, education, private practice, government, public service or the news media. Their acts of…

Henry M. Flagler Community Builder Award

Henry M. Flagler Community Builder Award

Henry M. Flagler had the vision and leadership to see the great potential of what would become Miami. The Henry M. Flagler Community Builder Award is presented during the Chamber’s annual Goals Conference to an individual who, in the spirit of Henry Flagler, advanced our Miami community because of their vision and leadership. Recipients The Honorable Judge Steve Leifman (2016) Manny Medina (…

HYPE Miami® Awards

HYPE Miami® Awards

The HYPE Miami® Awards recognize Miami-Dade’s brightest young professionals – acknowledging innovation and outstanding achievement among young professionals that have made notable contributions in Miami. The HYPE Miami® Awards were developed with the true young professional in mind. All applicants must be 35 years of age or younger, have lived or worked in South Florida for at least two…

International Business Leadership Awards

International Business Leadership Awards

The International Business Leadership Awards recognize and honor businesses and individuals engaged in international activities, whether for-profit or not-for-profit, that significantly impact Miami's economy. To qualify the nominee/applicant must be engaged in international business or in activities that promote international business development; and be able to establish that its activities…

Julia Tuttle Award

Julia Tuttle Award

The Julia Tuttle Award for Community Involvement and Corporate Citizenship was established in 1986 by the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce to recognize a for-profit business whose South Florida corporate giving program and outreach policy is a role model for all to follow. The annual award, presented at the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) National Philanthropy Day Luncheon,…

M. Athalie Range, Miami Pioneer for Progress Award

M. Athalie Range, Miami Pioneer for Progress Award

The M. Athalie Range, Miami Pioneer for Progress Award presented during the Chamber’s annual Goals Conference honors those in our Greater Miami community who, like Ms. Range, represent the true spirit of a pioneer and whose life’s work has made Greater Miami a better place. Range, the award’s namesake, worked tirelessly for a better Miami and was a courageous pioneer. Recipients Adrienne Arsht…

Military Serice Person of the Year Awards

Military Serice Person of the Year Awards

The awards recognize outstanding enlisted personnel from each branch of the United States military in South Florida, United States Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) and Florida National Guard who have an outstanding military record, have made significant community contributions through their involvement in charitable volunteer efforts, and exemplify the significance the military has on our community.…

Nonprofit Business NOVO Awards

Nonprofit Business NOVO Awards

The NOVO Awards recognize nonprofits that have made a difference in the lives of the people they serve, producing outcomes that exemplify innovative excellence, and feature best practices of not-for-profit businesses. The awards are open to not-for-profit organizations that are headquartered or have operations in Miami-Dade County. A cash award of $1,000 will be presented to the winner of each…

R.E.A.L. Awards

R.E.A.L. Awards

The R.E.A.L. Awards spotlight Miami’s Real Estate Achievers and Leaders -- entrepreneurs, professionals, and visionaries in the industry who have achieved success in their respective fields over the previous year while also being leaders in the community. Candidates may include any professional in the Miami real estate industry including real estate agents, brokers, developers, architects,…

Salute to Miami's Leaders

Salute to Miami's Leaders

The Salute to Miami’s Leaders Awards program was created to recognize and honor Leadership Miami® alumni and inspire future community involvement by showcasing truly outstanding individuals who have been integrally involved and made significant contributions to the community, served the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce with distinction and excelled as leaders in their respective business fields…

Sand In My Shoes Award®

Sand In My Shoes Award®

The Sand In My Shoes Award®, the Greater Miami Chamber’s most prestigious accolade, is presented to outstanding community leaders who have made significant contributions to the South Florida region; demonstrating a deep love and commitment to Miami as the best possible place in which to live, work and play. The History In a live broadcast from Downtown Miami on Thursday, December 31, 1981, the…

South Florida Good to Great Awards®

South Florida Good to Great Awards®

The South Florida Good to Great Awards® program showcases businesses throughout the tri-county region that have achieved greatness in their mission and established themselves as industry leaders. While the award is drawn from Jim Collins’ book “Good to Great,” the award criteria have been localized to reflect the realities of the Miami marketplace by representatives from local business schools.…

Sports Hall of Champions

Sports Hall of Champions

The Sports Hall of Champions celebrates individuals who have brought recognition to South Florida through their achievements in and contributions to sports. Professional athletes are inducted and honored for the recognition and esteem they have brought to themselves and our community. In addition, a Miami sports professional is presented with lifetime achievement honors. Inductees have gained or…

Technology Leaders of the Year Awards

Technology Leaders of the Year Awards

Technology Leaders are individuals, organizations and companies that are leaders in the South Florida technology community. These leaders guide the effective use of technology to improve Miami business performance or to develop new markets or products, and they have made significant positive contributions to the South Florida technology community. Eligible nominees include CEOs, entrepreneurs,…

Top Entrepenuerial Awards

Top Entrepenuerial Awards

This awards program applauds South Florida’s innovative and top performing businesses and individuals; and celebrates Miami’s entrepreneurial spirit and rich cultural diversity. Applicants must satisfy the following criteria: Must be a for-profit business located in South Florida. If not headquartered in South Florida a subsidiary with a significant, demonstrated presence in South Florida may…

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