Special Awards

Emerging Leaders

Association Media & Publishing’s Emerging Leaders Award program honors rising stars in our industry. It recognizes up-and-coming association publishing and communications professionals under the age of 35. Recipients are individuals who are making a clear impact on their organizations and our industry.

The 2017 Emerging Leaders Award was sponsored by Imagination.

The 2017 Emerging Leader Award recipients are (left to right): Meg White, REALTOR® Magazine (National Association of REALTORS®); Kim Greene, ASCD; Christina Orda Tagle, American Academy of Pediatrics; and Matt Davenport, Chemical & Engineering News.

Mitch Mohanna Lifetime Achievement Award

Mitch MohannaThis special merit award is chosen by and presented by the Board of Directors to an industry service provider that 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 ( shown left), who passed away in 2015. The award is a trophy presented at AM&P’s Annual Meeting.

The 2017 recipient of the AM&P Mitch Mohanna Lifetime Achievement Award is James G. Elliott, president of James G. Elliott Co.

Jim Elliot"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.”