Pinnacle Awards Nominations

PINNACLE AWARDS NOMINATIONS
This your chance to nominate VAPPA members that qualify in the categories below. Thank you for helping us acknowledge some of the industry greats that serve the region. Winners will be acknowledged at the Pinnacle Awards Ceremony in Richmond, Sept 12, 2017.

All entries must be represent work and accomplishments from Mar 2016 - Present 

Only VAPPA members are eligible to be nominated.
All VAPPA members can make nominations. Final ballots will be sent to the voting member from each company in August 2017.

Note: Please provide the individual's name and the company they work for.

* 1. VAPPA DISTRIBUTOR COMPANY of the YEAR
(Please nominate up to three members)

Criteria: Presented to the Distributor Company that exemplifies the following:
- Recognized for producing creative and effective promotional campaigns
- Is progressive in helping to elevate the industry and its members
- Works respectfully and diligently to resolve problems should they arise
- Works within industry best practices

* 2. VAPPA DISTRIBUTOR SALES REPRESENTATIVE of the YEAR
(Please nominate up to three candidates. Please list individual name and company they work for)

Criteria: Presented to the Sales Representative that exemplifies the following:
- Produces creative and effective promotional campaigns
- Is an example of integrity and professionalism for their company and the industry
- Makes contributions that help elevate the industry and its members
- Works respectfully and diligently to resolve problems should they arise
- Works within industry best practices

* 3. VAPPA SUPPLIER COMPANY of the YEAR
(Please nominate up to three candidates)

Criteria: Presented to the Supplier Company that exemplifies the following:
- Continually provides innovative products and services
- Consistently provides superior customer service and reliabilty
- Works respectfully and diligently to resolve problems should they arise
- Is progressive in helping to elevate the industry and its members
- Provides clear communication through their catalog, website and other media resources
- Works within industry best practices

* 4. VAPPA SUPPLIER REPRESENTATIVE of the YEAR
(Please nominate up to three candidates. Please list individual name and company they work for)

Criteria: Presented to the Supplier Sales Representative that exemplifies the following:
- Is an example of integrity and professionalism for their company and the industry
- Consistently provides superior customer service and reliability
- Provides distributor clients creative, effective ideas for client-campaigns
- Makes contributions that help elevate the industry and its members
- Works within industry best practices

* 5. VAPPA MULTI-LINE REPRESENTATIVE of the YEAR
(Please nominate up to three candidates. Please list individual name and company they work for)

Criteria: Presented to the Multi-Line Sales Representative that exemplifies the following:
- Is an example of integrity and professionalism for their company and the industry
- Consistently provides superior customer service and reliability
- Provides distributor clients creative, effective ideas for client-campaigns
- Makes contributions to elevate the industry and its members
- Works within industry best practices

* 6. THE VAPPA HUMANITARIAN AWARD
(Please nominate up to three candidates. Please list individual name and company they work for)

Presented to a VAPPA member that best exemplifies the following criteria, as nominated by their peers (supplier, distributor, and multi-line members are eligible for nomination:
- Through actions and deed, works to enhance the image or operations of a charitable entity

- Volunteers time to charitable endeavors within or outside the industry
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- Donates money and/or other resources to charitable endeavors within or outside the industry

- Is an example of integrity and professionalism for their company and the industry

* 7. VAPPA Hall of Fame Award

Criteria:
The VAPPA Hall of Fame Award is the most prestigious award bestowed to a VAPPA Member. This award honors individuals who have made significant contribution to the regional community as well as on the industry as a whole. In theory and in practice they have raised the level of professionalism in the industry, inspired future leaders and have encouraged others to become involved. Ultimately their efforts and contributions have helped to shape the future of the industry in the region we serve.

* 8. If you nominated a candidate for the Hall of Fame Award. Please tell us why you feel this person is deserving of this award. 

* 9. Only VAPPA Members can make nominations. Your nominations are strictly confidential but please provide the following information so be can validate each nomination.

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