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Association Leadership Awards

Join CEO Update and 500 members of the association community at Renaissance Hotel on September, 21, 2017 to honor the recipients of the 2017 Association Leadership Awards.

  • Trade Association CEO–Susan Neely, American Beverage Association
  • Professional Society CEO–H. Stephen Lieber, Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society
  • Association Lobbyist–Jerry Giovaniello, National Association of Realtors

ALA winners


Associations or nonprofits can reserve a 10-person table (individual tickets are not available) for $3,000. Last year's event sold out, so reserve your table soon. Suppliers, vendors and for-profit companies can attend by sponsoring the Association Leadership Awards. See the complete list of available sponsorships or contact Daniel Chase by email or at (202) 416-4668



The CEO Update LIVE event series brings leading experts together to explore topics of keen interest to association executives, from leadership issues to executive recruiting to compensation trends.

There are no registration fees for CEO Update premium members. For regular members, the registration fee is $29.  The non-member fee is $99. Attendance is limited to 100 association executives.

A limited number of sponsorship options are available for partners to reach CEO Update LIVE’s audience of association CEOs and senior executives.  For information, contact Daniel Chase at 202-416-4668. 


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