Community Conference

Get hands-on, make your neighborhood a better place


The annual Orange County Community Conference is a means for you to learn about new and exciting ways to improve your neighborhood. Here are some of the conference features:

  • A day of fun and informative workshops with exciting door prizes
  • Community Organization Awards
  • Exhibitors with all types of programs and services
  • And much more

When & Where

  • Saturday, October 17, 2020 from 7:30am to 2:00pm
  • Orange County Convention Center, North Concourse
    9400 Universal Boulevard
    Orlando, 32819

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 Community Clean Ups, Paint the Town, and Neighborhood Improvement Grants)

How To Nominate

If you would like to nominate an Orange County Citizen or Organization for one of the above awards, you can request a nomination application via email to Marthaly Irizarry at


If your organization or company would like to sponsor or exhibit at our annual Orange County Community Conference, please contact Lynnsey Hicks at or (407) 836-0917.

Contact Us

Neighborhood Services Division
Orange County Internal Operations Center I (IOC I)
450 E. South Street, 3rd Floor, Suite 332
Orlando, Florida 32801

Phone: (407) 836-5606

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