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In Honor of Women

Celebrate women advancing associations

October 31, 2012 – Washington, DC

Please join us to celebrate seven exceptional women that have impacted the association industry through their leadership and service! This extraordinary event will provide an opportunity to learn, network, and embrace the advancement of the industry. This year’s event features:

Susan Robertson Opening Session Moderator:
Susan Robertson, CAE,
EVP, ASAE and President,
ASAE Foundation
Opening Session Speakers:
Esther Aguilera, President and CEO, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute
Susan Neely, CAE, President and CEO, American Beverage Association
Arlene Pietranton, CAE, PhD, CEO, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Toni Samuel, CAE, CEO, American Society for Public Administration

Liz Mundy Luncheon Speaker
Liza Mundy,
Award-winning reporter and best-selling author
The Richer Sex: How the New Majority of Female Breadwinners
Is Transforming Sex, Love and Family


In Honor of Women
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
The Capital Hilton Hotel
Washington, DC 20036

7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (Full Day)
12:45 – 3:00 p.m. Luncheon & Awards Ceremony          

Full Day Tickets:
Member: $395
Non-Member: $445
Table (Seats 10): $1,800
Register now

Luncheon Only:
Members: $145
Non-Member: $195
Table (Seats 10): $995
Register now

Tables (seats of 10) are available for purchase.
Full day: $1,800 Luncheon only: $995
To purchase tables, please call Member Services at 888-950-ASAE (2723).


Event Schedule-at-a-Glance

7:00 – 4:00 p.m. Registration, Bookstore & ASAE Open
8:00 – 9:00 a.m. Networking Breakfast
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Opening General Session
10:15 – 11:15 a.m. Education Sessions
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Education Sessions
12:45 – 3:00 p.m. Luncheon & Awards Ceremony with Liz Mundy, Author of The Richer Sex

Award Winners

Lifetime Achievement Award
Anne L. Bryant, CAE, Ed.D
Executive Director, National School Boards Association
Community Award
Sharon Swan, FASAE, CAE
Chief Executive Officer, American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Industry Partner of the Year Award
Debra Stratton
President, Stratton Publishing & Marketing
Mentor of the Year Award
Velma Hart, FASAE, CAE
Chief Financial Officer, Thurgood Marshall College Fund
Mentor of the Year Award
Debbie Hackman,CAE
Chief Executive Officer, Georgia Nurses Association

Rising Star Award
Rebecca Spicer
Vice President, Communications & Public Affairs National Beer Wholesalers Association
Posthumous Lifetime Achievement Recognition
Marie Fallon, EdD, MHSA
Chief Executive Officer, The National Association of Local Boards of Health

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About the Awards

The Women Who Advance Excellence in Associations Award recognizes female association and industry professionals who have set the standard of excellence in their professional lives though leadership, mentoring, and career advancement. The award categories are:

Community Award
This award recognizes someone from the association profession for their contributions, volunteer efforts, and outreach to make a difference in the community.

Mentor of the Year Award
This award honors an outstanding mentor who has shared her time and expertise to guide, teach, support and encourage a mentee on their journey to personal and professional success.

Lifetime Achievement Award
This award recognizes an outstanding individual whose inspiring and pioneering spirit, along with her demonstrated leadership, has made outstanding contributions to the association community.

Rising Star Award
This award recognizes a young professional in the association sphere who is truly ‘one to watch’ because of her contribution to the association profession and promise of leadership in the future.

Industry Partner of the Year
This award honors an association industry partner who continues to add value to members and customers by deploying new and innovative solutions that support the association’s cause.

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2012 Sponsors

ASAE sincerely thanks the following for their support of the In Honor of Women program:

Event Partner, Richmond Metro CVB

View the 2012 Award Winners | Register for the full program | Register for the awards luncheon only
2012 In Honor of Women Program | About the Awards | Full Program Information | View 2012 BrochurePDF document icon
Past Winners | Hotel Information | 2012 Press Release


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