Signature Award Programs

 

Neal Awards

The Jesse H. Neal Awards are the most prestigious editorial honors in the field of specialized journalism. Named after Jesse H. Neal, the first managing director of ABM, the Neal Awards were established in 1955 to recognize and reward editorial excellence in business media. The Awards report on the major industry issues of the time. They have exposed corruption, conflicts of interest, and other malfeasance, and brought attention to major new trends, brilliant leadership, innovative tactics, and key developments in global businesses.  

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CODiE Awards

Since 1986, the SIIA CODiE Awards have recognized more than 1,000 software and information companies for achieving excellence. The CODiE Awards remain the only peer-recognized program in the content, education, and software industries so each CODiE Award win serves as incredible market validation for a product’s innovation, vision, and overall industry impact.

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Leadership Award Program


Emerging Leader Awards

The Emerging Leader Awards are given to five rising stars, men and women 35 and under (at time of nomination), who work at Connectiv, AM&P, SIPA or SIIA member companies. Finalists are identified by a panel of SIIA executives, and the final five winners are selected by a jury of leading business executives.

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Gertrude Crain Leadership Award

Gertrude Crain Award recognizes a woman within the B2B Media and Information community who embodies excellence, service and success.The Award honors Gertrude Crain, chairman of Crain Communications and a legendary figure in B2B media.

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The G.D. Crain Award

Connectiv's G.D. Crain, Jr. Award is given annually to an individual who has made outstanding contributions to the development of editorial excellence in business media. The award was established by a grant from the G.D. Crain, Jr., Foundation and includes a distinctive crystal trophy and a check for $1,000.

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Timothy White Award

The Timothy White Award recognizes exemplary leadership in the face of challenges and pressures that editors face daily. It is given to an editor whose work displays extraordinary courage, integrity, and passion. This award is named after the longtime editor of Billboard who served as the moral compass of the music industry by tackling controversial issues before he passed away in 2002.

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The Marianne Dekker Mattera Mentor Award

The Marianne Dekker Mattera Mentor Award honors the long-time Chief Editor of RN Magazine and Medical Economics and Managing Editor of MedPage Today. In the course of her more than 40-year career in business media, Marianne was a mentor to editors of all ages, won 18 Jesse H. Neal Awards, more than any other individual editor in B2B media. In 1997, she received Connectiv's G. D. Crain Jr. Award for lifetime achievement in B2B journalism.

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