Signature Awards



SIPAwardsIf you produce outstanding content for your audiences—news, features, blogs, instructional, investigative, newsletters, reports, etc.—use video, social media or podcasts, run great events, excel in marketing or just have a great team of people on a particular project, then you deserve recognition for your work. The SIPAwards celebrate niche publishing excellence throughout our industry.


Leadership Awards

Andy McLaughlin Rising Star Award

Andy McLaughlin Rising Star AwardThis award is named for Andy McLaughlin, who founded PaperClip Communications at the age of 24 and went on to become a successful leader in the industry and SIPA.


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.


SIPA Hall of Fame

Getting inducted into the Hall of Fame means that you have given back incredibly to both the association and the industry over a long period of time. It’s the highest accolade one can receive. SIPA bestows the honors during the Annual Conference in Washington, D.C. each spring, complete with the pomp and circumstance fitting of such a high honor.


Volunteer of the Year

Since 2000, SIPA has honored individual members who have demonstrated outstanding service to the mission, goals and work of the association during a given service year.