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Luminary Gala Awards

Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce Luminary GalaThe Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce's annual Luminary Gala is an evening recognizing outstanding business and community leaders for their excellence and hard work.


Sponsorship Opportunities

A number of sponsorship opportunities remain for the 2013-2014 Lumunary Gala. Contact Nancy Stewart-Franczak, or 561-279-0907, for more information.


2013-2014 Gala Nominations due by May 3, 2013

Please take a few minutes to nominate fellow chamber members for 2013-2014 Awards. Please use one form per nominee. (Self-nominations are encouraged.) All nominees must be members of the Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce. Nominees will be sent a request for additional information. Download the Nomination Form


2012-2013 Business Person of The Year
Craig Spodak, Spodak Dental Group
This award is presented to one "business person" who is a Delray Beach Chamber member, owner of the business, in business at least 3 years, participation in community oriented projects, a proven track record, growth and sustainability.

2012-2013 Business of The Year
Plastridge Insurance Agency
Business of the Year Award recognizes an organization for proven track record, growth and economic achievement, innovativeness of product or service, response to adversity and contributions to community.

2012-2013 Non-Profit Organization of The Year
Achievement Center for Children and Families
This award is presented to one "nonprofit business" who is a Delray Beach Chamber member, for their impact & benefit of the entire community of Delray Beach.

2012-2013 Chamber Lifetime Achievement Award
Frank Wheat
The Lifetime Achievement Award is presented by the Chamber of Commerce for unprecedented devotion of time, talent and commitment to the community of Delray Beach.

2012-2013 Ken Ellingsworth Community Service Award

  • Pedro Andrade
    Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza
  • Jennifer Aracri
    J. Aracri Consulting, LLC
  • Casey Cleveland
    The Avenue Church
  • Ron Gilinsky
    C3 Cloud Computing
  • Christine King
    Your Best Fit
  • Gregg Weiss
    Morgan Stanley/ Gregg B. Weiss

Presented to chamber members for their commitment and generosity of time and talent to our community.

2012 Business Recognition Award

  • Blue Bell
  • Boston’s/50 Ocean
  • The Buzz Agency
  • Delray Medical Center
  • Gleneagles Country Club
  • Max’s Harvest
  • PGA Tour Superstore

Business Recognition Awards were presented to chamber members making significant capital investment to Delray Beach’s economy through expansion of business, significant job growth, major renovation, or restoration of their site.

2012-2013 Director of The Year
Scott Porten

2012-2013 Ambassador of the Year
Ron Gilinsky

Past Award Winners

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