2018 MPI D/FW Nominations for Awards of Excellence

2018 MPI D/FW Official Awards of Excellence Nomination Form

Nominating Criteria for Awards of Excellence:

  • Nomination Submitters may nominate more than one candidate in most categories.
  • No self-nominations are permitted and will be disqualified from the nomination entries.
  • All nominations must be received by the published deadline date: 5pm (CT) on Friday, May 11, 2018. Any nominations received after the deadline will be void. There will be no exceptions.
  • Nominations are to be made for Current Chapter members in good standing unless specified otherwise in the individual award guidelines.
  • Nominations that do not meet the above criteria will be disqualified. Please note, the submitter will not be notified.

Information for Nominees:

  • All eligible nominees selected as potential finalists will be notified by the Awards Nominating Committee and asked to complete a standardized Award Nominee Information Form.
  • All nominees who do not qualify, or are not selected as a Finalist, will be notified in writing in advance of any publication.

 

Submitter Information

Please provide your contact information in the event the Nomination Committee has questions about your nomination/s.

Planner of the Year Award

This award is presented to a D/FW planner member for substantial and cumulative contributions to the D/FW Chapter and the meetings industry. This person in their professionalism and dedication furthers the aims of MPI and its members, our Chapter and our vision, and serves as a role model to others. The award recipient is based on the member’s overall history of accomplishments in our Chapter and industry as well as the member’s active role(s) in the most recent years, as determined by the Nominating Committee. This member must have contributed his or her time, energy and experience to the MPI D/FW Chapter with at least 5 years of membership and service. ** This is a legacy award and past Planner of the Year award recipients are not eligible to receive this award again. The current President (Erin Lucia), Immediate Past–President (Sherry DeLaGarza), and President Elect (Paige Mejia) are not eligible for this award.
You may submit more than one nominee for this category, however you must submit another form.

Supplier of the Year Award

This award is presented to a D/FW supplier member for substantial and cumulative contributions to the Chapter and meetings industry. This person in their professionalism and dedication furthers the aims of MPI and its members, our Chapter and our vision, and serves as a role model for others. This award is based on the member’s overall history of accomplishments in our Chapter and industry as well as the member’s active role(s) in the most recent years, as determined by the Nominating Committee. This member must have contributed his or her time, energy and experience to the MPI D/FW Chapter with at least 5 years of service to the Chapter in the 5 years preceding the Award nomination.**This is a legacy award and past Supplier of the Year award recipients are not eligible to receive this award again. The current President (Erin Lucia), Immediate Past–President (Sherry DeLaGarza), and President Elect (Paige Mejia) are not eligible for this award.
You may submit more than one nominee for this category, however you must submit another form.

Rising Star of the Year

The Rising Star award is presented to a new Chapter member with less than 4 years of Chapter membership who has exhibited a strong sense of initiative on behalf of the Chapter and the meetings industry. This individual shows promise as a future leader based on a track record of committee service, overall volunteerism and participation in Chapter activities. Other eligibility criteria: 1) For this award, a new member is defined as one who is a first-time Chapter member with no prior Chapter membership history. Prior membership in another MPI chapter would not make the person ineligible. 2) The nominee must have less than 4 years of continuous chapter membership at the time the eligibility list is determined by the ANC. 3) Past award recipients are not eligible.
You may submit more than one nominee for this category, however you must submit another form.

Volunteer of the Year Award

Presented to a MPI DFW member who has consistently and significantly contributed to the chapter and has volunteered his or her services time-after-time to the service of the chapter in the current year. This person is always willing to help when asked or even volunteers without being asked. Their active dedication, enthusiasm and numerous hours of volunteerism has demonstrated unparalleled commitment to the advancement of our Chapter. This award is open to any chapter member in good standing. ***The current Board of Directors is not eligible to receive this award during their term.

Chapter Event of the Year Award

This award is presented to the Event Chair and Committee members for a well-organized and skillfully executed Chapter event that made a significant positive impact on the attendees, our Chapter and/or our local community.

Chapter Committee of the Year:

This award is presented to a D/FW Chapter Committee that has made a significant contribution to the chapter.
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