2023 Eagle Awards

The African American Chamber of Commerce of Central Florida (AACCCF) and Walt Disney World Resort proudly presents the 2023 Eagle Awards Gala. Join us May, 2023 at Walt Disney World Coronado Springs Resort to recognize small businesses that have made a positive impact on the Central Florida community.

Date: May 20, 2023
Time: 7:00 PM
Location/Parking: Coronado Springs Resorts (1000 W Buena Vista Dr, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32836)
Attire: Black Tie/Formal
Questions: please email – info@blackcommerce.org

Serving Brevard, Lake, Orange, Osceola, Seminole and Volusia counties, the African American Chamber of Commerce Central Florida serves as the principal leader and preeminent organization advocating for the advancement of Black and minority-owned businesses in Central Florida. The businesses represented by the AACCCF reflect the diversity, skill, and devotion of our membership and community. Through your generous support, the AACCCF can continue in its commitment to educate, enlighten, and empower our community and local businesses, a commitment that has driven the African American Chamber of Commerce of Central Florida for more than 75 years.


The Chamber is extremely proud of its history and its members’ contributions to economic development. We hope you will join us in celebrating area businesses and organizations committed to the advancement of African American businesses by submitting for the Eagle Awards. View below to learn more about each of the award categories.

Nominations are reviewed and award winners selected by a private committee that is separate and a part of the AACCCF staff.

Corporate Recognition:
This category recognizes an organization that demonstrates the highest commitment to business and social responsibility. The ideal corporation has been instrumental in growing African American small businesses by providing sound professional advice, performing duties beyond normal practices, and positively influencing businesses on a mentorship or contractual basis.

MLK Humanitarian Award:
The MLK Humanitarian Award is presented in memory of the late Dr. Martin Luther King I. to commemorate his belief that progress is achieved through freedom, equality, justice, and love.

Small Business Advocate of The Year:
This category recognizes an individual or business that has fulfilled a commitment to the advancement of small business opportunities for minority business owners. The award will go to an individual or organization that has been an outstanding spokesperson and advocate for small businesses gaining contracts, supplier diversity opportunities and assisting with policies that help make a difference for the African American small business community.

Emerging Business of The Year:
This category recognizes a Black-owned business or entrepreneur that has been in business for one to three fiscal years and has demonstrated substantial growth.

Enterprise Business of The Year Award:
This category recognizes a Black-owned business that has been in business three to five fiscal years and has demonstrated a trajectory of growth.

Eagle Award:
This award recognizes and honors an African American business that has made notable, long-term contributions to economic development, its industry and community.


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Corporate Table Sponsors

City of Orlando

Fifth Third Bank



The Moore Law Group, PLLC

Orange County Government

Orlando Magic

Visit Orlando

JP Morgan Chase

Walt Disney Parks & Resorts

Comforting, Loving & Helping Hands Home Care

26 Health

HNM Global Logistics

Fairwinds Credit Union

Carter Health

Vystar Credit Union

Central Florida Urban League

The Law Offices of La-Zondra C. Randolph, P.A.

Orlando Podiatry Center

Valley Bank

Florida Blue

Commissioner Reginal Hill District 5

Ace Applications

Orlando Economic Partnership

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