Discover The Palm Beaches is currently accepting nominations for the 28th Annual Providencia Award. This award is given annually to a local business, organization or individual based on their extraordinary contributions (i.e. expansion of facilities, new events and outstanding business levels) to the vitality and prosperity of The Palm Beaches as a tourist destination.

Who qualifies for the Providencia Award nomination?
Nominations are based on several criteria:

  • The organization or individual must be located in, or be a resident of Palm Beach County, employed or otherwise associated with tourism, travel or hospitality industries;
  • Contributing to the growth of the local tourism industry;
  • Implementing innovative sales, marketing, PR and social media initiatives to enhance The Palm Beaches’ image.

How do I submit my Providencia Award nomination?
Providencia Award applications can be found on, and must be submitted to no later than Friday, March 15, 2019.

Nomination Application

Online voting begins April 8th
All nominations will be reviewed by DTPB’s Providencia Committee, which will narrow the list to three final candidates. Online voting begins April 8, 2019. The public will be invited to select the 28th Annual Providencia Award winner by voting online.

Winner Announcement: May 10th – Travel Rally Day + Providencia Award
The 28th Annual Providencia Award winner will be announced at our Travel Rally Day + Providencia Award on May 10, 2019 from 9 – 10:30 a.m. Location is TBD.