Community Conference

Get hands-on, make your neighborhood a better place


The annual Orange County Community Conference provides Orange County residents an opportunity to learn about innovative ways to improve neighborhoods. Workshops offer a well-rounded blend of topics for individual citizens, voluntary neighborhood organizations, homeowners associations and other community groups.


Orange County Multicultural Center
7149 W Colonial Drive, Orlando 32818
Saturday, October 12, 2024
7:30am – 2:00pm

Organization Awards

There are 4 Different Community Award Categories:

  • Monica Harris Spires Excellence in Leadership  (exclusive to presidents of community/neighborhood organizations)
  • Excellence in Community Building Projects (examples include but are not limited to landscaping, signage, park improvements, youth programs, clean-up campaigns, and volunteer services)
  • Excellence in Neighborly Service (individuals or groups nominated for this award demonstrates the importance of lending a helping hand and providing volunteer services within their neighborhood)
  • Clean and Attractive Neighborhood of the Year (participation in the following programs, but not limited to Neighborhood Clean Ups and Neighborhood Beautification Grants)

How To Nominate

If you would like to nominate an Orange County resident or organization for one of the above awards, complete the nomination form and email it to


If your organization or company would like to sponsor or exhibit at our annual Orange County Community Conference, please contact Neighborhood Services Division at or

Contact Us

Neighborhood Services Division
2450 33rd Street, 2nd Floor
Orlando, Florida 32839

Phone: (407) 836-4200

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