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SITE Chapter Excellence Awards acknowledge the extraordinary efforts and performance of local Chapter Leaders and members. SITE recognizes the importance of its Chapter network and supports the growth and continued success of local initiatives.

We are delighted to present the 2022 Chapter Excellence Award Categories to recognize the incredible achievements of our Chapters and Chapter leaders across the globe.

The SITE Chapter Excellence Awards will be presented in the following categories:

  1. Chapter of the Year
  2. Education
  3. Special Event
  4. Membership
  5. Young Leaders
  6. Sustainable Event
  7. Rising Star
  8. Virtual Engagement


RULES

Eligibility

The qualification period for all of the 2022 Chapter Excellence  Awards is 1 July 2021 - 30 June 2022. Only activities that took place during this period may be included in any submissions for this year's awards. All SITE Chapters in good standing worldwide are eligible to participate in the 2022 SITE Chapter Excellence Awards.

Important Guidelines
1. All Chapters in good standing can submit applications for the SITE Chapter Excellence Awards; this means the Chapter must meet all qualifications for being a Chapter and all reports have been submitted.
2. Chapters are not eligible to win the same award two years in a row.
3. All submissions will only be accepted through the designated portal per the application description.
4. Any photos must be submitted in .jpg format in separate files, noneditable files such as PDF or protected slideshows will not be accepted.
5. SITE reserves the right to use all photos and videos submitted for promotional purposes, it is the Chapters responsibility to obtain permission from featured individuals.
6. Submissions are due no later than 30 September 2022.
7. Each Chapter is limited to three total entries.

How are Winners Chosen?
The Chapter Excellence Awards were established in 2002 in order to recognize SITE Chapters for outstanding achievements. The judging panel includes volunteers from our global membership. In addition, one SITE International Board of Directors member is involved in the judging process for the SITE Chapter of the Year Award. Judges must be impartial in their evaluation and must not show favoritism toward the Chapter they belong to. Judges rank entries based on Chapter performance in a variety of areas under the awards criteria, as per scoring guidelines. Rankings are aggregated to determine the recipients.

Recognition:

Winners will be announced at the SITE Global Conference during a special ceremony.

Winner - Chapter of the Year Award:

The SITE Chapter of the Year Award winner will receive the following:

✦$1,000 USD

✦SITE Chapter of the Year - Certificate of Award

✦Customized Banner for Chapter

✦One complimentary membership for a new member for the 2023 membership year

✦Customized Chapter Logo with Award Details for Chapter Members to include on email signatures 

✦One complimentary registration for the SITE Global Conference2024 for a Chapter member

✦Press release for the Chapter to distribute

✦Special feature in SITE Source on their Chapter achievements throughout the qualifying period

Winners - SITE Chapter Excellence Award:

The SITE Chapter Excellence Award winners will receive the following:

✦SITE Chapter Excellence Award - Certificate of Award

✦Customized Banner for Chapter

✦Customized Chapter Logo with Award Details for Chapter Members to include on email signatures

✦One complimentary membership for a new member for the 2023 membership year

✦Press release for the Chapter to distribute

✦Post via SITE Source on Chapter Achievements to all of the membership

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Site Foundation 

The David Riddell Memorial Scholarship Fund was created in memory of SITE's Past President David Riddell to provide an opportunity for worthy individuals to participate in SITE educational programs and events. David Riddell was always upbeat about the incentive travel industry and forever the promoter of the value of performance improvement. As a leader of SITE, he envisioned what the organization could look like in the future, and worked diligently to effect change and mold the Society into the leading global authority in our industry. He believed in SITE. He was approachable. He was full of life. He was everyone’s friend. He was a mentor, a visionary and a leader.

The scholarships fund the 2023 Global Conference attendance, covering registration, hotel for the conference only, and flight cost, up to $3,000 per recipient. (Dollar amount subject to change as conditions warrant)

New for 2022 SITE Foundation will now offer 3 Scholarships each year based on the following categories: 

1) Young Leader 

2) Chapter Leader

3) Member 

Please read information below closely before proceeding with application.

How to Apply:

Submit application through the Submittable platform selecting the Young Leader, Member, or Chapter Leader Scholarship for which you'll be applying for. Complete the Scholarship Application and submit along with your essay by Friday September 9th, 2022. The essay should be fewer than 1500 words on the following topics:

1) Describe an experience or event in the incentive travel industry that had a profound impact on your life and helped shape you into the person you are today.

2) What impact has the industry made on you, your family, and your community?

Requirements per Scholarship:

1) Young Leader -  Applicant need not be a member of SITE, but must be an industry professional or student aged 35 years or younger with less than 5 years of experience in the incentive travel industry and must be recommended by a Site Chapter President and/or Chapter Board member. The applicant should be financially in need of the scholarship. No senior executives or those who can afford to attend the Global Conference will be considered.

2) Chapter Leader - current leader of a recognized SITE Chapter in good standing 

3) Member - current member of SITE. Recipients are expected to maintain membership through Global Conference  and event 

How are Recipients Chosen?

Entries are reviewed anonymously by a volunteer Committee and evaluated by essay quality and overall need. All applicants will be notified in October 2022 

Applications will be envaulted based on the following:

Adherence to theme

Creativity and originality

Effectiveness

Financial need

Strength of the essay

The David Riddell Scholarship will only be awarded to a qualified, exceptional candidate. The SITE Foundation reserves the right to withhold the scholarship if an exceptional candidate is not identified.

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