51 finalists represent 21 organizations across all award categories
ORLANDO, FL (August 12, 2020) – The Greater Orlando Sports Commission (GO Sports) has unveiled the list of 51 finalists for the 2020 SPORTYS: Greater Orlando’s Night of Champions presented by Orlando Health. They were selected by a voting committee made up of members of the Greater Orlando Sports Commission board of directors. The finalists represent 21 different organizations throughout Greater Orlando and are listed below along with the event partners who are sponsoring the 12 award categories.
The 2020 SPORTYS will honor sports business professionals whose contributions and impact are vital in making Greater Orlando one of the country’s premier sports destinations. The show will air commercial-free on WKMG-TV News 6 and stream online at ClickOrlando.com on Saturday, August 29 at 7:00 p.m. EST.
“In the midst of these difficult and trying times for our community, we still want to be able to recognize and celebrate the many individuals in our sports community who have gone above and beyond for not only their respective organizations, but for the Greater Orlando region,” said Paul Johns, Chief Operating Officer at Orlando Health South Lake Hospital and Chairman of the Greater Orlando Sports Commission Board of Directors.
The award winners will be revealed during the televised event on Saturday, August 29.
2020 SPORTYS Awards, Finalists and Award Sponsors:
Finalists are listed in alphabetical order within each category
Chairman’s Award of Excellence – presented by Pizza Hut
Best in Business Operations – presented by Withum
Best in Communications & Public Relations – presented by the Orlando Sports Foundation
Best in Corporate Partnerships – presented by OUC The Reliable One
Best in Facility Operations – presented by the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games
Best in Gameday & Team Operations – presented by Mission Inn Resort & Club
Best in Marketing – presented by Berman Hopkins, CPAs & Associates
Best in Sales – presented by United Trophy & Awards
Best in Social Responsibility – presented by Think Creative
Best in Sports Media – presented by Full Sail University’s Dan Patrick School of Sportscasting
Sponsorship Activation of the Year – presented by Osceola Heritage Park
Executive of the Year – presented by Orlando Health
ABOUT GREATER ORLANDO SPORTS COMMISSION
GO Sports is a private, non-profit organization established to attract and manage sports-related events, conferences and activities that drive positive economic development in the City of Orlando, Lake County, Orange County, Osceola County, and Seminole County. Founded in 1993, the organization has hosted or co-hosted more than 1,400 events in the Greater Orlando area with a total economic impact exceeding $1.78 billion in spending within the community. For more information, please visit GreaterOrlandoSports.com.