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Join CEO Update and the association community on September 24, 2020, to honor the recipients of the 2020 Association Leadership Awards:

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

          

HOW TO ATTEND THE ASSOCIATION LEADERSHIP AWARDS
This one-of-a-kind virtual event is being produced by the award-winning team at Leading Authorities, CEO Update's parent company.

Associations or nonprofits can attend the virtual event by contacting Daniel Chase by email or at (202) 416-4668.

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.

WHEN 
September 24, 2020
4:00 p.m. to 5:00 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