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Laurel Awards Program
In 2015, PASAE announced a new awards program, created to honor excellence in association leadership and operations. The Laurel Awards program seeks to recognize association achievements for projects, ideas, programs, services, or events.
Now is the time to celebrate your success and share your
ideas and triumphs with your association peers!
Program Year: July 1, 2015 - June 30, 2016
Application Window Opens: September 26, 2016
Application Deadline: November 15, 2016 (11:59 p.m. EST)
Winners Notified: December 15, 2016
Laurel Awards Gala (Kalahari Resorts & Conventions): March 9, 2017
Organization Award Categories
Association Budget Size
For each association financial tier, awards will be given in the following categories:
Our application should take more than 10 minutes to fill out, however you should have the following information prepared before starting the process:
Please be sure to read the award categories above and determine in which category your project falls. Use as much detail as possible, and provide supporting information that showcases the success of your project.
Application Fees: $75 per member organization, $150 per non-member organization.
Scoring Criteria: Judges will be basing scores on the clarity, design and creativity of the submitted projects. A scale of 1 to 10 will be utilized and a minimum score will be required. A minimum number of submissions will be required in each category.
Judging: Judges will be composed of other state SAE representatives.
Eligibility: All Pennsylvania state trade and professional associations, as well as regional and national organizations that are based in PA, serve PA and fit into the financial categories may apply.