Honored to be nominated Blue Business of the Year finalist at Florida’s most prestigious ocean conservation awards ceremony.
Hosted by Loggerhead Marinelife Center, the 9th Annual Go Blue Awards Ceremony recognizes businesses, non-profits and individuals who have promoted, implemented, or contributed to a “Blue” lifestyle of marine conservation.
At MG Surfline™ we are honored to be nominated Blue Business of the Year Award finalist!
Nominations are based on several criteria.
The Eleanor Fletcher Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes a person who exemplifies a lifelong, extraordinary commitment to marine conservation through their work or volunteer activities.
The Blue Ambassador of the Year Award recognizes a person who has made significant contributions in ocean conservation through volunteer-related activities.
The Blue Friend of the Year Award recognizes a person who has made significant contributions in ocean conservation through work-related activities.
The Blue Hatchling Youth Award recognizes a youth K-12 who has made significant contributions in marine conservation through volunteer-related activities.
The Blue Business of the Year Award recognizes a business that has made outstanding contributions toward promoting conservation or restoration of marine life or ecosystems through their practices, products or technology.
A special thank you to all those who nominated us, the Blue Friends Society of the Loggerhead Marinelife Center for organizing such an amazing event, and all the finalist for leading the way in raising awareness and implementing solutions to protect our oceans.
The esteemed, independent panel of judges included:
Gary Adkison, U.S. Shark Foundation director
Fabien Cousteau, aquanaut, oceanographic explorer, conservationist and documentary filmmaker
Greg Marshall, inventor and scientist, National Geographic Society
Sally Murray, daughter of LMC Founder Eleanor Fletcher
Susan Murray, Oceana U.S. Pacific deputy vice president, granddaughter of LMC Founder Eleanor Fletcher
Paul Nicklen, photographer and marine biologist, National Geographic
Joel Sartore, photographer, speaker, author, teacher and 20-year National Geographic Magazine contributor
Jim Toomey, Mission Blue executive director, Sherman’s Lagoon Comic Strip creator