Citizen of the Year Award

This award is presented annually at the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce Dinner Gala & Silent Auction to recognize individuals and corporations, whose selflessness, foresight and guidance have contributed immeasurably to the quality of life in our community.

  • 2016
  • Pierluigi Gazzolo & Viacom International Media Networks
  • 2015
  • None presented at this time
  • 2014
  • None presented at this time
  • 2013
  • None presented at this time
  • 2012
  • Steven D. Sonenreich
  • 2011
  • None presented at this time
  • 2010
  • None presented at this time
  • 2009
  • Jeffrey Soffer
  • 2008
  • Jonathan M. Tisch
  • 2007
  • Al and Shareef Malnik
  • 2006
  • None presented at this time
  • 2005
  • Eden Roc Renaissance Resort & Spa
  • 2004
  • Jorge M. Gonzalez
  • 2003
  • Jorge Perez
  • 2002
  • Emilio Estefan
  • 2001
  • Ambassador Paul Cejas
  • 2000
  • Carlos Cisneros
  • 1999
  • Mount Sinai Medical Center
  • 1998
  • The Tisch Family
  • 1997
  • Representative Elaine Bloom
  • 1996
  • Gary Gerson
  • 1995
  • Norman Giller
  • 1994
  • Wayne Huizenga
  • 1993
  • Tony Goldman
  • 1993
  • Saul Gross
  • 1993
  • Craig Robins
  • 1993
  • Mel Schlesser
  • 1992
  • William Lehman
  • 1991
  • Senator Sherman Winn
  • 1990
  • Cal Kovens
  • 1989
  • Barton S. Goldberg
  • 1988
  • Leon A. Manne
  • 1987
  • Harvey Ruvin
  • 1986
  • Robert L. Blum
  • 1985
  • Arthur H. Courshon
  • 1984
  • Alvah H. Chapman, Jr.
  • 1983
  • Senator Jack Gordon
  • 1983
  • Representative Barry Kutun
  • 1982
  • Dr. Irving Lehrman
  • 1981
  • Colonel Mitchell Wolfson
  • 1980
  • Milton Weiss
  • 1979
  • Stephen Muss
  • 1978
  • Zev Bufman
  • 1977
  • Congressman Dante Fascell
  • 1976
  • Senator Jack Gordon
  • 1975
  • Rocky Pomerance
  • 1974
  • Congressman Claude Pepper
  • 1973
  • Joe Robbie
  • 1973
  • Don Shula
  • 1972
  • Governor Reubin Askew
  • 1971
  • Hugh Hefner