TORONTO — PCMA Canada East has launched its own Awards for Excellence that will be presented annually to members of that chapter, it was announced last month.
The awards recognize members who exemplify the PCMA shared values of being passionate, connected, ethical and knowledgeable.
Nominations will be accepted in the following categories:
Inspirational Planner of the Year. This award recognizes an active planner member of PCMA for their involvement, commitment and achievement in a given year. Recipients are role models and exemplify professional excellence and should be a full-time professional meeting planner.
Inspirational Supplier of the Year. This award recognizes an active supplier member of PCMA for their commitment and achievement in a given year. The recipient should be seen as a role model that exemplifies professional excellence within the industry.
Inspirational Mentor of the Year. This award recognizes an active member of PCMA Canada East Chapter for their commitment to mentoring. A mentor is someone who is a positive, guiding influence in another person’s life.
Jeremy Tyrell Memorial Award for Volunteer Leadership. The Jeremy Tyrell Memorial award is presented to a member of PCMA Canada East Chapter who has demonstrated a history of commitment to improving the industry as well as the community at large. This individual embodies the four key elements of PCMA and is recognized as such for their passion, connections, ethics and knowledge from a position of leadership both within and outside of PCMA. This individual, who has been a member of PCMA for a minimum of three years, is seen by his or her peers as a mentor to some, a trusted hard-working colleague to many and an inspiration to others both within and outside of the hospitality profession.
Sponsor Hall of Fame. This award recognizes the organization’s involvement, commitment and long-term support of PMCA CEC year over year. The recipient organization exemplifies professional excellence and supports PCMA membership within their organization. The organization demonstrates the shared values of PCMA: passion, connections, ethics and knowledge by taking a position of leadership within and outside of PCMA.
The President’s Award. The President’s Award is given out solely at the discretion of the Chapter president, and may or may not be awarded in a given year. A maximum of two can be given out each year by the president to recognize persons who had a major impact on their journey to becoming or during their year as president, or to recognize an unsung hero of the chapter.
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