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IAAP Employer Award
Give your employer the recognition they deserve by completing an application for them for the IAAP Employer Award!

The IAAP Employer Award is awarded to an employer who has developed a workplace culture that maximizes the full potential of their Administrative Professionals. The recipient must demonstrate effective employee support by developing career tracks and supporting the career goals of their Administrative Professionals.

In addition, the Employer must demonstrate their commitment ot employee wellness, engagement and retention.

Nominations for the IAAP Employer Award 2018-2019 will be accepted November 1 through December 31. 




The administrative professional and executive will receive all expenses paid package to attend Summit or a comparable IAAP Conference.

  • IAAP CEO or Board Chair presents the award at ceremony at Employer's place of business.
  • Award Plaque
  • Feature in OfficePro
  • Feature on the IAAP website
  • The winner will be asked to participate or nominate someone from their company to participate in the Awards Committee for the following year.  


Award Criteria:

  • Encourages and supports professional development by providing learning opportunities such as webinars, Lunch & Learns and outside training opportunities.
  • Exhibits community engagement through employee involvement in volunteer opportunities.
  • Demonstrates diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
  • Fosters a workplace envirement where Administrative Professionals who have advanced their careers by acquiring a designation through teh completion of an IAAP certification exam.
  • Supports IAAP core values.
  • Encourages and support Aministrative Professionals involvement in IAAP.

You can find the nomination form here.

 IAAP Partnership Award FAQ

How do you complete the application for you or a colleague?

You will have until December 31st to turn in your application and any other materials pertaining to the application as well as additional materials to support the application. Winners will be announced at Summit.

Do you have to be an IAAP member to complete an appliation for your Partnership?

No, you do not have to be a current IAAP member. However; the administrator within the partnership needs to be an IAAP member.

How are winners selected?

Winners of the IAAP Partnership Award will be selected by a selection committee. The committee will review all applications and supporting materials to determine who will receive this award.

How many members may win this award?

One team may receive an IAAP Partnership Award.

Will late nominations or applications be considered?

We will not be able to consider late nominations or applications under any circumstances. In order to avoid any issues, we recommend you submit your materials in advance of any deadlines.

What if an award winner cannot attend IAAP Summit 2018 when the awards are presented?
If an award winner is not in attendance, they will still receive recognition at the conference, and arrangements will be made with the recipient to receive their award.


Additional information for nominees can be found here.

If you have additional questions please contact Courtney Teel at


  • Awards are conferred at the sole discretion of IAAP.
  • IAAP reserves the right to substitute awards.
  • Award recipients waive all possible legal claims against IAAP arising from the selection of award recipients and the use or receipt of the award.
  • Applications and materials become the property of IAAP.
  • Members of the IAAP Board of Directors, the Foundation Board of Directors and the Achievement Award Committee are not eligible for participation in this program.