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

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

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

HOW TO ATTEND THE ASSOCIATION LEADERSHIP AWARDS
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.

WHERE
Renaissance Downtown Hotel
999 9th Street NW
Washington, DC  

WHEN
Sept. 21, 2017
VIP Reception: 11:15 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Main Event: 12:00 to 2:00 p.m.

ABOUT THE ASSOCIATION LEADERSHIP AWARDS
The Association Leadership Awards, now in its fourth 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 21 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 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
Ivan Adler, principal, The McCormick Group, Peter Cressy, former president and CEO, Distilled Spirits Council, Marv Fertel, former president and CEO, Nuclear Energy Institute, John Graham, president and CEO, ASAE, Julian Ha, practice leader, Heidrick & Struggles, Karen Hackett, outgoing CEO, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Art Herold, partner, Webster, Chamberlain & Bean, Leslie Hortum, managing partner, Washington D.C., Spencer Stuart, Lorraine Lavet, sector leader, association, Korn Ferry, Arlene Pietranton, CEO, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, David Rehr, senior associate dean and professor of law, George Mason University, Ernie Rosenberg, president emeritus and adviser, American Cleaning Institute, Jeff Tenenbaum, partner and chair of the Nonprofit Organizations Practice, Venable, Stephanie Tomasso, association practice leader, Russell Reynolds Associates, Jim Zaniello, president, Vetted Solutions