Nominations Open for Miami Beach 2023 Hispanic Heritage Month Awards

The Miami Beach Hispanic Affairs Committee is seeking nominations for the 2023 Hispanic Heritage Month Awards by 5 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 18. The committee will honor recipients at an awards ceremony in October.

The awards are intended to honor members of the Hispanic community who live or work in the City of Miami Beach and who have made a positive contribution to the community in their respective professions.

The committee will select individuals or businesses from the following categories:

Individual — Educator, public safety personnel, social service provider, artist, youth (under 18 involved in community service), adult contributing to the success of youth and any Hispanic Miami Beach community member.

Business — Business, business owner, or employee of a qualified business (must have at least 51% Hispanic ownership).

Each nomination must include the nominee’s full name, address, phone number and a detailed explanation of the nominee’s contribution to the community. Nominations must be received by 5 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 18, 2023. The awards will be presented during the Miami Beach Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration.

Nomination forms are available by clicking here. Completed forms can be submitted via email to or via mail to Leonor Hernandez, City of Miami Beach, Hispanic Affairs Committee Liaison, 1700 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach, FL, 33139.

The Hispanic Affairs Committee serves as an advisory capacity to the City Commission and the administration with respect to matters pertaining to the Hispanic community of the City of Miami Beach. For more information, send an email to