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Community Health Symposium
The Community Health Symposium is an annual event that provides organizations within the state of Florida opportunities to help improve the wellness of Floridians. In addition, it provides a way for members of the community to discuss critical health care issues and look for solutions to affordability, access, and quality.
Check back in Fall 2022 for 2023 information.
The Sapphire Awards honor programs, organizations, and individuals that have demonstrated excellence and innovation in addressing community health issues. Since 2005, a total of 130 Sapphire Awards have been presented totaling more than $6.3 million.
Nominations for the 2023 Sapphire Awards competition close on October 13, 2022.
The Florida Blue Foundation’s Community Health Symposium and Sapphire Awards is an annual two-day event that brings together thought leaders, supporters of the Florida Blue Foundation and nonprofit organizations dedicated to improving the health of the communities in our state. This year’s event focused on health equity, one of three key drivers of health that have a significant impact on overall health and health outcomes.
What to Expect: Hear about CSR and philanthropy at Florida Blue and Florida Blue Foundation at the event closest to you. Click on the city to learn more and to register for the event in that city: Orlando, Miami, Tampa and Jacksonville.
2023 Community Health Symposium and Sapphire Awards – Big Issues in Health: A Focus on Mental Well-Being
Event Time: April 12-13, 2023
Location: Hyatt Regency Orlando, 9801 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32819
Registration opens late 2022.
What to Expect: Hear from dynamic, inspirational speakers on the topic of mental well-being, participate in professional development sessions, network with attendees, recognize excellence and innovation in mental well-being with the annual Sapphire Awards, and return home energized with ideas to share.