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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 5, 2019 from 7:30am to 2:00pm
  • Orange County Convention Center,
    9400 Universal Boulevard, North Concourse

Organization Awards

There are 7 Different Community Award Categories, they are:

  • Excellence in Leadership (exclusive to presidents of community/neighborhood organizations)
  • Excellence in Innovative Newsletter Production (one award for mandatory community associations and one for volunteer 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)
  • Excellence in Safety & Security Initiatives (initiating programs, policies, and procedures designed to protect and ensure the safety of residents and property within the neighborhood)
  • Up & Coming Community Organization (only community organizations that have been in existence for less than two years are eligible)
  • 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 do one of the following:

  • You can print and fill out a Nomination Application and send it in an email to Marthaly Irizarry at
  • Mail it to the following address before it closes on June 15, 2018.
    Orange County Community Organization Awards
    Neighborhood Preservation & Revitalization Office
    Post Office Box 1393
    Orlando, Florida
  • You can also hand deliver your Nomination Application to Neighborhood Preservation & Revitalization Office, Orange County Internal Operations Center I (IOC I) which is located at:
    450 E. South Street, 3rd Floor, Suite 332
    Orlando, Florida


If your organization or company would like to be a sponsor of our Annual Orange County Community Conference, or if you need more information about this event, please contact Alvin Cruz at (407) 836-5895 or

Contact Us

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

Phone: (407) 836-5606

All e-mail sent to this address becomes part of Orange County public record. Comments received by our e-mail subsystem can be read by anyone who requests that privilege. In compliance with "Government in the Sunshine" laws, Orange County Government must make available, at request, any and all information not deemed a threat to the security of law enforcement agencies and personnel.