Region 3 has an award for the best Employer Professional Development.
The award has been made in 1999 and 2000. See http://ewh.ieee.org/reg/3/awards/proeducation.htm for the recipients.
The criteria are listed at http://ewh.ieee.org/reg/3/eac/awards.htm, and nominations are needed. Members of the Orlando section who know of a deserving employer are encouraged to bring a nomination forward.