Awards & Recognition

Congratulations to our 2016-2017 Award Recipients!

Rising Star

Nevar Murray, The Florida Aquarium


Volunteer of the Year

Pauline Navarro, Busch Gardens

Meeting Professional Planner of the Year:

Maria Cook, Hillsborough Aviation

Meeting Professional Supplier of the Year:

Aimee Blenker, CMP- Bradenton Area CVB


Committee of the Year

Meetings Academy:  Plans and executes the Chapter’s annual one-day conference--- mention how all committees contribute to make this happen


Small Sponsor of the Year (under $4500.00 for the year) April 2016-April 2017

Bradenton Area CVB- November 2016 Lunch Sponsor, February 8 Lunch Sponsor, & GMID/Meetings Academy Sponsor

Large Sponsor (over $4500.00) April 2016-April 2017

Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach-Meetings Academy Venue Host


President’s Award

Amanda McAlister


MVP Award

Xiomara “Cee” Rivas