The Puerto Rican Chamber of Commerce of Central Florida is very proud of the accomplishments and contributions of professionals and business owners in different industries that are leaders in our community. We believe their contributions help improve the quality of life for all of us in Central Florida. These citizens who make a positive impact in our way of life should be recognized and celebrated. With this in mind, we are happy to announce a special awards ceremony, the third annual 2014 Premios El Josco.
The second edition of Premios El Josco will honor distinguished professionals and business owners in ten categories that represent diverse industries that make up the fabric of our business community.As seen in Puerto Rican author Abelardo Díaz Alfaro’s story entitled El Josco, a Puerto Rican ox (the main character), represents the people who stand up to challenges and adversity, succeeding in the end; a person who perseveres and fights for what he or she believes in.
The following are the nine categories for which we will be accepting nominee forms. We reserve the right to reassign a nominee to another category that may better suit their contributions to the community. All entries must be received on or before August 30, 2014.
- Public Service
- The Arts
- Professional of the Year
- Lifetime Achievement
We have assembled a panel of experts, who are themselves worthy of recognition for their accomplishments, to help us choose the winner in each category. As a nominator, you must comply with the checklist below to submit your nomination. Your complete nomination will require:
- Completed Award Nomination Form
- Nominee’s Bio and Photo
- Nominator’s cover letter of support for nominee addressing:
- Proven leadership in specific category
- Mentorship Role
- Maximum three letters of support for nominee (optional)
- Details of voluntary community work
Selected award recipients will be announced at the 2014 Premios El Josco Awards Ceremony that will take place on September 27, 2014.