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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.
Registration is now open! Join us on April 12-13, 2023, at the Hyatt Regency on International Drive in Orlando. The theme is Big Issues in Health: A Focus on Mental Well-being.Register today!
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.
2023 Sapphire Awards nomination applications are closed. Winners will be announced at the 2023 Community Health Symposium and Sapphire Awards, April 12-13, 2023.
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 from dynamic, inspirational speakers on the topic of mental well-being, participate in professional development workshops, network with attendees, recognize excellence and innovation in mental well-being with the annual Sapphire Awards, and return home energized with ideas to share.