Nominate an Industry Professional

Do you know an amazing event professional who is always willing to help others? Someone who gives their time to industry initiatives, gets involved, is a mentor, a leader, or a young professional making huge strides early in their career? What about someone who has dedicated their life to embodying the spirit and passion of the event and meeting industry; someone deserving of recognition for their drive, commitment, and passion?

Leslee Bell Spirit of the Industry Award

The Spirit of the Industry Award is given to someone who embodies the industry's spirit. They are passionate advocates, leaders, challengers, innovators, thinkers, motivators, and doers. They move ahead in the industry by participating in key initiatives, volunteering their time and talent for causes and peers, and proving that their work and business relationships are conducted with integrity and ethics.

Emerging Leader of the Year

In the first five years of their career, the emerging leader has stood out among their peers, demonstrated an above-average commitment to their field and professional development, and exceeded the goals they set for themselves as young professionals. They have volunteered, taken on extra projects, become involved in industry initiatives, and helped their organizations succeed.

Event Industry Volunteer of the Year

Volunteers give their time, knowledge, and services to support a cause or another person. The Volunteer of the Year Award recognizes and celebrates a volunteer who has gone above and beyond to help their event community.

The nomination portal is now closed. Come back in 2023 to nominate a peer.