(Washington, DC, May 3, 2017)— Association Media & Publishing
(AM&P) is excited to announce the recipients of its special awards –
the Mitch Mohanna Lifetime Achievement Award and the four Emerging
Leader Awards sponsored by Imagination. The awards will be given at the
37th Annual EXCEL Awards on June 26, 2017 at the DoubleTree Crystal City
as part of AM&P’s Annual Meeting.
James G. Elliott, president of James G. Elliott Co. will receive the
AM&P Mitch Mohanna Lifetime Achievement Award. This special merit
award honors an industry service provider who has performed an
outstanding service to AM&P and achieved accomplishment spanning a
career in association media and publishing. It was founded in 2016 in
honor of loyal AM&P member Mitch Mohanna, who passed away in 2015.
“Jim has been an invaluable partner to our industry,” said Mike
Winkleman of Leverage Media, LLC and an AM&P Board member. “As a
close friend of Mitch Mohanna, Jim was instrumental in the creation of
this award in order to honor Mitch’s memory and to provide a way to
honor other independent service providers who, like Jim and Mitch, bring
great value to the industry.”
AM&P’s Emerging Leaders Award sponsored by Imagination honors
up-and-coming association publishing and communications professionals
under the age of 35. Recipients are individuals who are making a clear
impact on their associations and the industry.
This year’s recipients are Matt Davenport, Chemical & Engineering
News; Kim Greene, ASCD; Christina Orda Tagle, American Academy of
Pediatrics and Meg White, REALTOR® Magazine (National Association of
REALTORS®). The Emerging Leaders will attend the Gala and Annual Meeting
courtesy of Imagination.
“With more than 20 years of association experience, Imagination
understands the needs, obstacles and opportunities that associations
face every day to futureproof their success,” said Jim Meyers, CEO of
Imagination. “That’s why we’re proud to once again sponsor the AM&P
Emerging Leaders Awards because we know that when it comes to content
publishing, it takes Imagination!”
The award winners will be honored and celebrated at the 37th EXCEL
Awards Gala, from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. on June 26, 2017. The Awards Gala is
part of the 2017 AM&P Annual Meeting – AMP it UP.
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