IASB Annual Recognition Program
Click here to access the IASB Industry Awards Nomination Form online (requires Member Login).
Industry Awards
The IASB Recognition Committee is seeking nominations for the consideration for the Annual Industry Awards: the John Palmer Award and the Dottie Walters Helping Hand Award.

These awards along with the President's Awards are presented during the Annual Convention. If you know a deserving person, please consider nominating them for one or both of these awards. 
Please note the eligibility requirements below for the nominator and the nominee as well as the deadline date listed above. If you have questions, please contact IASB Executive Vice-President, Marie Fredette at (480) 839-1423 or evp@iasbweb.org. 
Community Service Award
IASB recognizes Member companies for their engagement in their local, regional and/or global community.  The objectives of this award are to:
  • Increase awareness of the ways in which members make a difference.
  • Recognize members who have made a contribution to their community within the past 12 months. 

IASB members may nominate themselves by completing an online form which asks for a brief narrative as well as a short informal video (2-5 minutes) of your team talking about your community service activities. Learn More
Click here to access the Community Service Awards Nomination Info Page.

Eligibility & Award Categories
For the Industry Awards the following eligibility requirements are in place:
  • Nominators must be a current owner or employee of a current IASB Member. 
  • Nominees must be an individual person (not a Company) but they do not necessarily have to be affiliated with a Member.  
  • Nominees may be nominated posthumously.

Note: Nominees that are members of the Recognition Committee will be provided with an opportunity to either accept being nominated and recuse themselves from the committee or decline the nomination. The IASB Recognition Committee may make a nomination separate from this process. 
These industry awards are named after two of the founding members of IASB.

John Palmer Award
Recognizes an individual who has shown exemplary leadership and service to the association and bureau industry. 
Dottie Walters Helping Hand Award
Recognizes an individual who has demonstrated exceptional willingness to assist others in the bureau industry. 
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