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2018 MPI Georgia Phoenix Awards - Award Criteria, Descriptions & Voting
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Phoenix Awards Voting

Nominations are now open!

The Phoenix Awards recognizes our members for their meaningful contributions to the MPI Georgia Chapter. The deadline for all nominations is 5:00 PM EDT on April 27, 2018.

Award Categories & Finalists

How are finalists selected?

  1. All nominations are received by members and candidates' eligibility confirmed
  2. Nominees' complete their applications
  3. Applications are sent to another MPI chapter for scoring
  4. The top three candidates (or less) are selected for each category, based on the scores
 

Non-Voting Award Categories

These will be awarded at the event, but are not voted upon by MPI Georgia members:

  • Hayward C. Cox, Jr. CMP Continuing Quality Award
  • The Lorraine Powell Membership Award

 

General Eligibility Criteria: Applies to all awards nominations

  • Event/Program Date: The 2017-2018 fiscal year dates from July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018. All events and programs must have occurred within these dates to be eligible for an award, with the exception of Phoenix Awards 2017 (Phoenix Awards 2017 may be nominated) and their related sponsors, venues, committees and events based on submission deadlines.
  • MPI Georgia Member: The nominated entity (organization, individual, etc.) must have representation in MPI Georgia and be a current member of MPI Georgia in good standing.
  • Awards are based on the members work within MPI Georgia.

Committee of the Year Award
Description: Awarded to the MPI Georgia volunteer committee (award accepted by the committee chair) that provided a significant impact and valuable contribution to our chapter during the 2017-2018 fiscal year. Note that Phoenix Awards 2017 committee is eligible this year while Phoenix Awards 2018 committee will be eligible next year.

Chapter Leader of the Year

Description: Awarded to the member who has served in a leadership role and whose work has made considerable contribution to the growth of our chapter.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

  • Must be a current member of MPI Georgia in good standing
  • Must not have won this award in any previous year

Supplier Member of the Year Award
Description: Awarded to a Supplier member who has impacted our chapter through their unwavering service and commitment.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

  • Must not have won this award in any previous year
  • Must be an active member on a committee within the current year
  • Must not have held an MPI Georgia Board position within the past three (3) years
  • Must be a current member of MPI Georgia in good standing

Planner Member of the Year Award
Description: Awarded to a Planner member who has impacted our chapter through their unwavering service and commitment.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

  • Must not have won this award in any previous year
  • Must be an active member on a committee within the current year
  • Must not have held an MPI Georgia Board position within the past three (3) years
  • Must be a current member of MPI Georgia in good standing

Innovative Concept Award
Description: MPI Georgia’s volunteers are constantly enhancing our events with their creative ideas. Allowing our members to experience these concepts is a true value-add for our membership. This award is for a concept that has impacted our chapter through creativity or innovation. The award is intended to recognize innovative ideas from the current year and will be accepted by the individual(s) who implemented the concept. .

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

  • Concept must have been executed within the current year
  • Concept must not have won this award in the past 5 years

Sponsor Impact Award

Description: Awarded to a sponsoring company that uses innovation and creativity to impact the membership and showcase their company. This award is not about who spent the most money but about who had the highest impact from their sponsorship. This award can be presented to a cash or an in-kind sponsor.Additional Eligibility Criteria:

  • Must be a cash or in-kind sponsor from the current year

Rising Star of the Year Award
Description: Awarded to a new member (tenure of three years or less) who has made the most notable contribution of volunteer time to our chapter.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

  • Must be a current member of MPI Georgia in good standing
  • Must not have won this award in any previous year
  • Membership tenure cannot exceed three years


 (The below Awards will not be sent out for nominations)

Hall of Fame/Lifetime Achievement Award
Description: Awarded to a long-standing member who has committed at least a decade of service to our association. This member strives to make our industry a strong force of education and personal achievement. Nominees for this award are chosen by the MPI Georgia Past Presidents Council.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

  • Must be a current member of MPI Georgia in good standing (minimum ten years)
  • Must not have won this award in any previous year
  • Must not have held an MPI Georgia Board position within the past three (3) years

Hayward C. Cox, Jr., CMP Continuing Quality Award
Description: Awarded to a long-standing member who has committed at least five years of service to our association. This member has made substantial contributions to the chapter. Nominees for this award are chosen by the MPI Georgia Past Presidents Council.

Please note: This award does not receive nominations by the members of the chapter. It is also not voted on by the members.

The Lorraine Powell Membership Award

Description: The Lorraine Powell Membership Award will be given to a MPI Georgia member that has been instrumental to the involvement and interaction of a new member to the chapter over the past year.

Please note: New members (those who have been a member one year or less) will be asked for nominees and the MPI Georgia board will vote on the winner. It is also not voted on by the members. 

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