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Orlando Magic CEO Alex Martins selected as the recipient of Chairman's Award of Excellence; Also named Executive of the Year Finalist

Friday, May 5th
Orlando Magic CEO Alex Martins selected as the recipient of Chairman's Award of Excellence; Also named Executive of the Year Finalist

ORLANDO, Fla. – The Greater Orlando Sports Commission (GO Sports) has unveiled the list of 67 finalists for the 2023 SPORTYS: Greater Orlando’s Night of Champions presented by Orlando Health Jewett Orthopedic Institute. The finalists were selected by a voting committee made up of members of the GO Sports board of directors. Representing 25 different organizations throughout Greater Orlando, the finalists are listed below along with the corporate partners who are sponsoring the 11 award categories.

“Alex Martins is a visionary leader and one of Central Florida’s greatest champions. His leadership in the Greater Orlando sports ecosystem has been integral to the health, wellbeing and prosperity of our community,” said Sharon Line Clary, Vice President, Strategic Marketing & Communications for AdventHealth and Chairman of the Greater Orlando Sports Commission Board of Directors. “I am delighted to name Alex as the recipient of the 2023 Chairman’s Award of Excellence.”

Past winners of the Chairman’s Award of Excellence include Chris Carmody of GrayRobinson, P.A. (2022), Jon and Betsy Hughes from Track Shack (2021), and Bud Beucher from Mission Inn Resort & Club (2020).

The 2023 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 on WKMG-TV News 6 and stream online on Saturday, June 17 at 7:00 p.m. with the winners being revealed during the broadcast.

Tickets are now on sale for the watch party and industry reception that will take place the same night at the Orlando Health Fortress at Full Sail University. Registration will open at 6:00 p.m., followed by the live watch party at 7:00 p.m. and Orlando Sports IndustryReception at 8:00 p.m.

“Congratulations to all of the finalists announced today,” said Jason Siegel, President & CEO of the Greater Orlando Sports Commission. “We could not be more pleased to celebrate these tremendously talented individuals in our sports community. This year’s inclusive field of 67 finalists represents 25 different regional organizations and shows the continued growth and impact of the sports industry in Central Florida.”

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