Awards Gala

The EXCEL Awards recognize excellence and leadership in nonprofit association media, publishing, marketing and communications. The competition is open to nonprofit organizations and for-profit industry service partners submitting on behalf of association clients, regardless of whether they are members of Association Media & Publishing to enter.

Winners are announced in June, featured in the August/September issue of Signature magazine, and honored during our Annual EXCEL Awards Gala, a dinner and celebration that kicks off the Association Media & Publishing Annual Meeting. 

A sold-out audience of more than 325 celebrated excellence in association publishing and communications at the 38th Annual EXCEL Awards Gala, June 25, 2018, at the National Housing Center in Washington, DC. The Gala was emceed by EXCEL Committee Chair, Rich Luna, Director of Publishing and Editor-in-Chief of The Meeting Professional at Meeting Professionals International, and Carla Kalogeridis, Publisher and Editorial Director at Association Media & Publishing. Attendees and finalists find out at the Gala if they won a Gold, Silver or Bronze award.

We expect another sellout for the 39th Annual EXCEL Award Gala, June 24, 2019 at the National Housing Center. Tickets are sold at a first-come, first-serve basis and most association bring their entire team and publishing partners to share the excitement.