The Greater Pensacola Chamber is now accepting nominations for its 57th annual Pensacola Area Commitment to Excellence (PACE) Awards. Nominations will be accepted through Friday, Dec. 2 at noon, in the following categories:
Emerging Leader of the Year: Awarded to an individual who has shown significant potential for leadership recently in business or community endeavors and who is expected to continue having a positive impact in the community.
Emerging Advocate Leader of the Year: Awarded to an individual who has shown significant compassion to help or assist others within their leadership role and who is expected to continue having a positive impact in the community.
Professional Leader of the Year: Awarded to an individual who has made a difference and contributed to the success of their profession by distinguished service to his or her profession, has earned a high respect for his or her stature and integrity and inspires others in his or her profession.
Community Leader of the Year: Awarded to an individual who has distinguished himself or herself through outstanding contributions in the form of a special project or service or a series of projects or services on behalf of the community and who exemplifies the true spirit of service.
Business Leader of the Year: Awarded to an individual for outstanding success in business or industry through the development of a new process, product or service or for meaningful contributions to the local business community and who exemplifies the qualities of the business visionary.
Spirit of Pensacola Award: Awarded to an individual who embodies the “Spirit of Pensacola” and who has given many years or a lifetime of service to the business, profession or community.
Pioneer Award: Established in 1978 and awarded to honor an individual who has made significant contributions, provided leadership with lasting impact and who has demonstrated a lifetime commitment to progress for the Greater Pensacola Area.
Leader in Education Award: Awarded to an individual with a stellar record of educational service through outstanding contributions to advancement, mentorship and encouragement of students in or outside of the classroom.
57th Annual PACE Awards
Wednesday, Feb 1, 2017 | 6 p.m.
Hilton Pensacola Beach Gulf Front | 12 Via De Luna Dr.