Signature Events

Every year, the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce recognizes honors outstanding leadership in the South Florida region through signature events that include Sand in My Shoes®, Health Care Heroes®, South Florida Good to Great®, and several awards of excellence in various fields.

 

Alvah H. Chapman, Jr. Award of Excellence

Alvah H. Chapman, Jr. Award of Excellence

This award honors outstanding contributions to the development of the core of Miami business, recognizing individuals who embody unique and legendary leadership. It is named after Alvah H. Chapman, action-oriented visionary and Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce committee leader, who helped launch The Chamber’s New World Center.   Award Categories Individual Organization  Young Leader  …

Excellence in Human Resources

Excellence in Human Resources

This award honors South Florida 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 organizations.   Award Categories Individual Awards HR Executive of the Year recognizes an HR executive (VP or CHRO) who has demonstrated extraordinary and…

Health Care Heroes®

Health Care Heroes®

This award honors individuals, institutions, professionals, students, volunteers, and programs that have made an extraordinary impact in the South Florida Health Care community. Recipients work in one of the following fields: bio-medical, community health, education, private practice, government, public service, or the news media.   Award Categories AXA Advisors Lifetime Achievement Award…

Henry M. Flagler Community Builder

Henry M. Flagler Community Builder

This award honors visionaries and leaders who advanced South Florida community. Henry M. Flagler envisioned Miami’s great potential and left a legacy of progress. The award is presented during the Chamber’s annual Goals Conference.   Recipients 2022 Michael Finney (posthumously), Miami-Dade Beacon Council 2021 Lawrence H. "Larry" Adams 2019 Tibor Hollo, Florida East Coast Realty 2018…

Julia Tuttle

This award honors for-profit businesses who serve as role models for the South Florida corporate giving program and outreach policy. The award epitomizes companies whose corporate philosophy and non-for-profit sector outreach are best in class. It is presented at the Association of Fundraising Professionals National Philanthropy Day Luncheon.   Recipients 2019 Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler…

M. Athalie Range, Miami Pioneer for Progress

M. Athalie Range, Miami Pioneer for Progress

This award honors members of the South Florida community who embody a pioneer’s true spirit. Range, the award’s namesake, was a courageous pioneer who worked tirelessly for a better Miami. The award is presented during The Chamber’s Goals Conference.   Recipients 2022 Tina Brown, Overtown Youth Center 2019 Alberto M. Carvalho, Superintendent, Miami-Dade County Public Schools 2018…

Nonprofit Business NOVO

Nonprofit Business NOVO

This award honors organizations in Miami-Dade County that have demonstrated innovative excellence and feature best practices of non-profit businesses.   Award Categories Under $2 Million in Revenue $2 Million and Above in Revenue Outstanding Board Leader     Recipients Under $2 Million in Revenue Sofia's Hope (2021) ICU Baby (2020) Council for Educational Change (2019) "I Have a Dream…

Real Estate Achievers & Leaders

Real Estate Achievers & Leaders

This award honors entrepreneurs, professionals, and visionaries in the Real Estate industry who have achieved success in their respective fields while also being leaders in the community.   Award Categories Developer (Firm/Group/Organization) Municipality/Community Real Estate Law (Firm) Real Estate Broker Commercial (Firm/Organization) Real Estate Broker Residential (Firm/Organization)…

Salute to Miami's Leaders

Salute to Miami's Leaders

This award honors Leadership Miami® alumni who have excelled as leaders in their respective business fields. It is designed to inspire future community involvement by showcasing outstanding individuals.   Award Categories Bill Colson Award Banking/Finance Entrepreneurial/Professional Government Legal/Law Nonprofit/Cultural Visionary Leader of the Year Power Leader of the Year  …

Sand in My Shoes®

Sand in My Shoes®

This award honors the outstanding achievement of a single community leader in South Florida. Recipients have made significant contributions to the region, demonstrating a deep love and commitment to South Florida as the best possible place in which to live, work and play. The award takes its name from a live broadcast from Downtown Miami on Thursday, December 31, 1981. The late WTVJ Vice…

South Florida Good to Great®

South Florida Good to Great®

This award honors businesses throughout the tri-county region that have established themselves as industry leaders in their respective missions. While the award is drawn from Jim Collins’ book “Good to Great,” the criteria has been localized to reflect the realities of the South Florida marketplace by representatives from local business schools.   Award Categories 1-50 employee(s) 51-249…

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