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ASAE Ken Graves Memorial & Excellence in Communications Awards

Nominations for the Ken Graves Memorial Award and submissions for the Excellent in Communications awards are due by May 15, 2019. 

Ken Graves Memorial Award: The award will be given to an Association Executive who exemplifies an exceptional level of professionalism in association management and in his/her community in which they live and work.


  • The recipient would be an Association Executive in good standing of ASAE either as a regular member or a retiree.
  • The recipient should have been involved in the association management field for five (5) years or more.
  • The recipient should exemplify a high level of professionalism and integrity in association management.
  • The recipient should have worked toward the betterment of ASAE and furthered the quality of the association management field.
  • The recipient should be a respected member of his/her community.

For a list of previously honored recipients, see the 'AWARDS' tab on the website or page 6 of the ASAE Membership Directory.

Excellence in Communications Awards: These awards recognize the outstanding communications and public relations produced by Arkansas associations. The awards have been divided into two categories relating to association resources:

Category 1: For associations with budgets under $500,000
Category 2: For associations with budgets over $500,000

Each category has two kinds of entries:

  • Single Communications Piece (brochure, newsletter, ad, annual report, membership materials, website, social media).
  • Overall Campaign (any program or event that used more than one medium by which to promote it).


Forms for both awards can be found online at