WASHINGTON, DC — ASAE will honor six associations with the 2017 Summit Award, which is the highest recognition under The Power of A Awards. The six organizations will accept their awards on October 4 during the 18th Annual Power of A — Summit Awards Dinner at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C.
“The Summit Award winners demonstrate how associations create unique programs that make a difference for not only the professions and industries they represent, but also for the global community. We look forward to celebrating these exceptional winners in October," said Sharon J. Swan, FASAE, CAE, CEO, American Society for Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics and this year's chair of the Power of A Awards Judging Committee.
This year’s winners are:
Association of Equipment Management Professionals
Glenwood Springs, CO
Program: Advancing a Profession Through Technology
College of American Pathologists
Program: See, Test & Treat
National Auto Body Council
Program: Recycled Rides
National Council for Behavioral Health
Program: Be 1 in a Million
National Volunteer Fire Council
Program: Make Me a Firefighter
Soroptimist International of the Americas
Program: Dream It, Be It: Career Support for Girls
“Congratulations to all the 2017 Summit Award winners! Associations’ impact society in so many different ways that inspire the entire community,” said ASAE President & CEO John H. Graham, IV, FASAE, CAE. “ASAE looks forward to honoring your achievements at the Summit Awards Dinner.”
In addition to the six Summit Award winners, the Power of A Awards Judging Committee selected 23 association programs to receive a Power of A Gold Award and 32 associations to receive a Power of A Silver Award.
ASAE’s Power of A — Summit Awards Dinner will bring together association executives, industry partners and business and community leaders for an evening to celebrate the value of associations and their impact on society.
For more information about attending the Summit Awards Dinner, contact Carla Lochiatto, CAE, at 202-626-2807 or [email protected]
MEDIA CONTACT: Sabrina Kidwai, APR, CAE, [email protected], 202-326-9505.
About ASAE: The Center for Association Leadership
ASAE is a membership organization of more than 35,000 association executives and industry partners representing 7,400 organizations. Its members manage leading trade associations, individual membership societies and voluntary organizations across the United States and in nearly 50 countries around the world. With support of the ASAE Foundation, a separate nonprofit entity, ASAE is the premier source of learning, knowledge and future-oriented research for the association and nonprofit profession, and provides resources, education, ideas and advocacy to enhance the power and performance of the association and nonprofit community. For more information about ASAE, visit asaecenter.org.