Applications for the 2021 Power of A Awards opened in January. The 2021 Summit Awards will be celebrated on September 30, 2021. Save the date! Six associations have been selected to receive 2021 Power of A Summit Awards, ASAE’s highest honor for associations that go above and beyond their everyday mission to undertake initiatives that benefit America and the world.

2021 Summit Award Winners

National Waste & Recycling Association

Arlington, VA
Program: Multi-Jurisdictional Advocacy Response to COVID-19’s Massive Challenges; 120 Wins in the First 30 Days

Greeting Card Association

Denver, CO
Program: Black Makers Pitch Program

Zonta International

Oak Brook, IL
Program: Ending Child Marriage

American College of Emergency Physicians

Irving, TX
Program: COVID-19 Field Guide: A Valuable Tool for Frontline Clinicians

Cook County Farm Bureau

Countryside, IL
Program: Food Pantry Support


Washington, DC
Program: Stemming the Tide: Laboratory Medicine Changes the Course of COVID-19

  • American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry/AAPD Foundation
    Chicago, IL
    Program: Access to Care/Child Oral Health Pandemic Readiness
  • American College of Rheumatology
    Atlanta, GA
    Program: School Health Outreach Project (Let’s Talk “SHOP”)
  • American Geophysical Union
    Washington, DC
    Program: AGU Ethics and Equity Center
  • American Nephrology Nurses Association
    Pitman, NJ
    Program: ANNA COVID-19 Surge Support Project and Map
  • American Psychological Association
    Washington, DC
    Program: Psychology Addresses the COVID-19 Mental Health Challenge
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
    Rockville, MD
    Program: Free ASHA Learning Pass
  • Chicago Association of REALTORS
    Chicago, IL
    Program: Diversity Committee (The D77)
  • Home Builders Association of Iowa
    Des Moines, IA
    Program: Build My Future
  • Household & Commercial Products Association
    Washington, DC
    Program: COVID-19 Advocacy Efforts
  • Infectious Diseases Society of America
    Arlington, VA
    Program: IDSA COVID-19 Virtual Media Briefing Series
  • Medical Society of Virginia
    Richmond, VA
    Program: SafeHaven
  • National Association of Chain Drug Stores
    Arlington, VA
    Program: COVID-19 Pharmacy and Public Empowerment Campaign
  • National Association of REALTORS®
    Chicago, IL
    Program: REALTORS® Are Good Neighbors/Good Neighbor Awards
  • National Beer Wholesalers Association
    Alexandria, VA
    Program: Distributors Against Human Trafficking
  • National Foundation for Infectious Diseases
    Bethesda, MD
    Program: Keep Up The Rates
  • National Funeral Directors Association
    Brookfield, WI
    Program: COVID-19 Consumer Outreach through Remembering A Life
  • National League of Cities
    Washington, DC
    Program: Cities are Essential Campaign
  • National Retail Federation
    Washington, DC
    Program: Small Business Spotlight program
  • NIGP: The Institute for Public Procurement
    Herndon, VA
    Program: NIGP’s Pathways Program
  • Ohio Society of CPAs
    Columbus, OH
    Program: Crossing Bridges
  • PCMA
    Chicago, IL
    Program: Digital Event Strategist Course and Certification
  • Scenic America
    Washington, DC
    Program: National Scenic Byways Program funding
  • Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine
    Washington, DC
    Program: Access to COVID Vaccines for Pregnant People
  • Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery
    Washington, DC
    Program: Get Ahead of Stroke®
  • Water Environment Federation
    Alexandria, VA
    Program: WEF InFLOW (Introducing Future Leaders to Opportunities in Water)
  • The AABC Commissioning Group (ACG)/ Capital Association Management (CAM)
    Washington, DC
    Program: The AABC Commissioning Group (ACG)
  • Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine
    Alexandria, VA
    Program: Building Trust through Diversity, Health Care Equity, & Inclusion in Internal Medicine Training
  • American Chemistry Council
    Washington, DC
    Program: Future of STEM Scholars Initiative
  • American Forest & Paper Association
    Washington, DC
    Program: AF&PA Rolls Out Advocacy with a “We Can Do It” Spirit
  • American Physician Scientists Association
    Chicago, IL
    Program: Virtual Summer Research Program (VSRP)
  • American Public Transportation Association (APTA)
    Washington, DC
    Program: Moving the Nation Through Crisis
  • American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy
    Waukesha, WI
    Program: Patient Education Program
  • AOAC International
    Rockville, MD
    Program: AOAC Research Institute’s COVID-19 ERV Program
  • Association for Information Systems
    Atlanta, GA
    Program: Information Systems Global Inclusivity Scholarship & Grant Program
  • Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM)
    Chicago, IL
    Program: ASCM Workforce Development Initiative
  • Association of State and Territorial Health Officials
    Arlington, VA
    Program: Advocacy Campaign to Secure COVID-19 Emergency Supplemental Funding for Governmental Public Health Jurisdictions
  • Building Owners and Managers Association of Georgia
    Atlanta, GA
  • California Water Environment Association (CWEA)
    Oakland, CA
    Program: The State of COVID in California, CWEA’s Year-Long Education Campaign for Wastewater Professionals
  • CompTIA
    Downers Grove, IL
    Program: + Means Support (Free IT Training)
  • Illinois Park and Recreation Association (IPRA)
    La Grange, IL
    Program: IPRA’s Safe Zone Conversations
  • IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants)
    Montvale, NJ
    Program: Blockchain 101 by IMA
  • Insured Retirement Institute
    Washington, DC
    Program: 5-Point Plan to Reduce COVID-19 Related Retirement Anxiety
  • LeadingAge Florida
    Tallahassee, FL
    Program: LeadingAge Florida
  • National Association of REALTORS®
    Chicago, IL
    Program: REALTORS® Commitment to Excellence (C2EX) Program
  • National Association of REALTORS®
    Chicago, IL
    Program: Campaign to Advance Fair Housing and Racial Equity
  • National Association of State Boating Law Administrators
    Lexington, KY
    Program: Operation Dry Water
  • National Parent Teacher Association (National PTA)
    Alexandria, VA
    Program: COVID-19 Relief Grant Funding
  • New Jersey Association of Mental Health and Addiction Agencies
    Hamilton Township, NJ
    Program: School Based Youth Services Program Advocacy Initiative
  • New Jersey Society of CPAs (NJCPA)
    Roseland, NJ
    Program: Passage of the Pass-Through Business Alternative Income Tax (BAIT) Act
  • Textile Rental Services Association
    Alexandria, VA
    Program: Ensuring Acknowledgment as Essential to Public Health
  • U.S. Travel Association
    Washington, DC
    Program: Advocacy Efforts
  • U.S. Travel Association
    Washington, DC
    Program: Let’s Go There
  • U.S. Travel Association
    Washington, DC
    Program: National Travel and Tourism Week
  • Water Environment Federation
    Alexandria, VA
    Program: Brave Blue World
  • Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurses Society™ (WOCN®)
    Milwaukee, WI
    Program: WOCN® Ostomy Education Day
  • World Council of Enterostomal Therapists®
    Westford, MA
    Program: The WCET® NNGF® Twinning Project
  • Yoga Alliance
    Arlington, VA
    Program: Advancing Yoga Teachers’ Ability to Serve the Public Throughout COVID-19