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ALA

Join CEO Update and 500 members of the association community in Washington, D.C. to honor the recipients of the 2020 Association Leadership Awards:

Trade Association CEO—Matthew Shay, National Retail Federation 
Professional Society CEO—Michelle Mason, Association Forum
Association Lobbyist—Kevin Keane, American Beverage Association

2019 ALA honorees

This one-of-a-kind event is being produced by the award-winning team at Leading Authorities, CEO Update's parent company. The event date will be announced soon.

HOW TO ATTEND THE ASSOCIATION LEADERSHIP AWARDS

Associations or nonprofits can reserve a 10-person table for $4,000. Last year's event sold out, so reserve your table soon. Contact Daniel Chase by email or at (202) 416-4668 (individual tickets are not available).

Suppliers, vendors and for-profit companies can attend by sponsoring the Association Leadership Awards. View sponsorship opportunities. For additional sponsorship information, contact Daniel Chase by email or at (202) 416-4668.

WHERE
Washington, DC  

WHEN
Fall 2020
VIP Reception: 11:15 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Main Event: 12:00 to 1:30 p.m.

ABOUT THE ASSOCIATION LEADERSHIP AWARDS
The Association Leadership Awards, now in its seventh year, is the culmination of an independent and rigorous process to recognize excellence in trade associations and professional societies. Nominations came to CEO 
Update from every corner of the association space in response to a widespread call for candidates. Stage ALAThe nomination process yielded highly detailed submissions, keyed to clearly defined association leadership criteria.

A slate of finalists were forwarded to an independent panel, who made the final selection. The panel, selected by CEO Update, consisted of representatives from association search firms, former association CEOs, previous honorees and attorneys who represent associations. CEO Update appointed a knowledgeable and independent group of individuals with decades of experience in the association community to choose the winners of this award.

THE SELECTION PANEL
Steve Anderson, CEO, National Association of Chain Drug Stores,  Art Herold, partner, Webster, Chamberlain & Bean, Leslie Hortum, managing partner, Washington D.C., Spencer Stuart, Peter Larkin, president and CEO, National Grocers Association, Lorraine Lavet, sector leader, association, Korn Ferry, Chris McEntee, Executive Director, American Geophysical Union, Susan Neely, CEO, American Council of Life Insurers, Susan Robertson, interim president and CEO, ASAE, Stephanie Tomasso, association practice leader, Russell Reynolds Associates, Jade West, senior vice president, National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors, Jim Zaniello, president, Vetted Solutions