Each year, the Salute to Association Excellence honors several leading association executives for the hard work they do, to further their association’s mission. Categories include:
Association Executive of the Year – Awarded to an outstanding CEO, currently making a vital contribution to the leadership of a well-recognized association. Someone who has an impact on the performance of the whole organization and whose stature enables them to serve as an example of all that is best in the association world.
Association Partner of the Year – Awarded to an outstanding corporate partner who works closely with the association community in ways that complement their mission and enrich their members experience.
Young & Aspiring Professionals – Awarded to a class of outstanding association executives all under the age of 40.
Leading Lobbyists – Awarded to a class of outstanding executives who help to accomplish their organization’s advocacy and grassroots initiatives.
Want to nominate a deserving executive for an award? Nominations for our 2023 show are now open and will close December 1st, 2022!
All winners will be honored live at the 43rd annual Salute to Association Excellence, taking place March 17, 2023 in Washington, DC.