Honoring Association Excellence
About the Awards
ASAE Power of Associations Awards
Applications for the 2023 Power of Associations Awards are now open. View the application portal. The 2023 Summit Awards will be celebrated at the Summit Awards on Thursday, September 28, 2023 at the National Building Museum. Six associations will be selected to receive the Power of Associations Summit Awards, ASAE’s highest honor for associations that go above and beyond their everyday mission to undertake initiatives that benefit America and the world.
The Power of Associations Awards program helps associations:
- Promote awareness of the innovative, results-oriented programs and initiatives undertaken by your association.
- Attain third-party validation of your activities that can be shared with your association’s membership, volunteer leaders and other stakeholders.
- Justify continued investment in programs and activities that are related to the core mission or purpose of your association.
- Showcase for policymakers, the media and other outside audiences how your association helps advance not only the industry or profession you represent, but also national and world conditions.
The Power of Associations Awards are open to:
- Associations of all types
- Association management companies (AMCs) that submit applications on behalf of their association clients
- Industry partners that undertake initiatives in coordination with associations
Note: Applications for the same program under multiple categories are not be permitted.
Note: There is no time requirement for how long a program has been in place. It’s a judgement call for each association when the time is right to apply. Regardless of status, all submissions will need to clearly indicate all measurable objectives and specific outcomes that demonstrate the program’s reach and success.
Power of Associations Awards Categories for 2023:
Each of the five categories below has a description of the types of programs that are eligible for an award in that category. Please choose the category that most closely fits the activity you are submitting for consideration. If you have questions about which category to enter, please contact us at email@example.com.