CCMI People’s Choice 2019

CCMI is again recognizing efforts of those who have contributed in a significant way to ocean and coral reef conservation at the annual Festival of Seas Gala by awarding the People’s Choice Award to a worthy nominee.

The People’s Choice Award is nominated and voted on by members of the public, with the goal to recognise both an individual and an organisation/group that have made significant positive impacts on the marine environment. Whether through a project, programme or event, nominees demonstrate leadership and commitment to bringing about a transformative impact on the ocean habitats, especially coral reefs, in the Cayman Islands, from January 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019.

Submit Your Nomination


Please upload any relevant documents, images, videos, etc that support this nomination.

Please note that anything submitted to CCMI can be used for promotional purposes.

Submission Deadline: 5 pm on 14th August 2019
No late nominations will be accepted.

Nominees will be notified no later than 9 am on 20th August 2019, and they must accept their nomination in writing on or before 1 September 2019 to continue in the voting process.
All nominees will be contacted by CCMI for quotes and potential on-camera interviews; comments made by nominees may be used for promotional efforts for CCMI's annual Festival of Seas Gala, shared at the Gala, and used in other marketing surrounding the event.


  • 2nd July – 14th August: Nominations for People’s Choice Award open
  • 16th – 29th September:  Public voting takes place (online)
  • 16th November:             Winner of People’s Choice Award announced at Festival of Seas Gala

Help CCMI recognise those who are making a difference to our coral reefs and ocean health in the Cayman Islands! Submit your nomination for the People’s Choice Award with this form.

 All nomination information, photos and supporting material may be used by CCMI for promotional purposes.

Nominees must accept their nomination in order to be included in the public voting process. This includes they agree to media publicity and promotion associated with the People’s Choice Awards nomination, including any photos submitted or taken at the Festival of Seas Gala.