How to Enter

Nominations can be submitted by anyone —employees of the business, business associates, friends, family, clients or customers. Choose from the list below the most relevant category to the person/business you are nominating and click on the VOTE NOW button to access the online entry form... it's that simple.

2016 Nominations are closed.



Legacy Award
The Legacy Award recognizes an individual who has made a significant contribution to the Miami Dade community over a sustained period of time.

Client Success Award​
The Client Success Award is chosen to specifically highlight an individual or company who's benefited from SCORE's mentoring service and is based on our chosen client's growth and success in business.

Cultural Award​
This award celebrates excellence in the arts, culture and heritage in the South Florida area. This award serves to underline the importance of culture in Miami and to recognize groups or individuals for their outstanding achievement and contributions to our cultural vitality.​

Emerging Business Award
The Emerging Business Award is presented to a young, dynamic and growing company in Miami Dade with the likelihood of sustainable long term growth. Must be in business no more than 3 years. ​

Entrepreneur Spirit ​Award
Entrepreneurs are visionaries and instrumental in the success of a community. This award recognizes those special traits that make successful entrepreneurs so inspiring.

Innovation Award
The Innovation of the Year Award honors next generation leaders who are leveraging the power of business to solve social and environmental problems through products or services.

Minority Business Award
This award recognizes a minority-owned business for exceptional business achievement and outstanding commitment to the South Florida business community.

Nonprofit Award
This award recognizes a nonprofit that is driving social change through outstanding achievements impacting our communities. Must be a 501(c) and spend at least 80% of budget on program expenses.

Score Service Award​
This award was developed to honor an individual who is making significant contributions to Miami Dade through their time, talents or dedication. The honoree selected should serve as a role model for compassion and be striving to make the world a better place. He/she should have a passion for helping others in our community.

Small Business Award
This award goes to a company that has shown growth or substantiality of their business and has a record of impacting the community.

Technology Award
The Technology Award is presented to an innovative individual, company or organization in science, technology, and related fields​ with an outstanding product or implementation of technology. 

Score Volunteer Award​
This award is given to a SCORE Miami Dade volunteer based on their effort and commitment to assisting small businesses, entrepreneurs and potential entrepreneurs to accomplish their business goals.

Young Professional Award
This award is given to an individual under the age of 30 who demonstrates ambition, energy, skill and vision as well as tangible business success. This could include a young entrepreneurs that are building their own venture or an employee who has had an outstanding impact in contributing to the successes of a larger organization.



To become a SCORE MBL Awards partner or volunteer please email Alvin Hayes or Orlando Espinosa

By joining us and supporting this fundraising event, you will help support SCORE and small businesses in Miami. 

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