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2021 Phoenix Awards

June 24, 2021
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
755 ECHO STREET NW
ATLANTA, Georgia
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Date: June 24, 2021
Location: Guardian Works

Nominate an outstanding MPI Georgia individual member or committee here.


2021 Phoenix Awards Details:

General Eligibility Criteria: Applies to all awards nominations

  • Event/Program Date: The 2020 - 2021 fiscal year dates from July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021. All events and programs must have occurred within these dates to be eligible for an award, with the exception of Phoenix Awards 2020 (Phoenix Awards 2020 may be nominated) and their related sponsors, venues, committees and events based on submission deadlines.
  • MPI Georgia Member: The nominated entity (organization, individual, etc.) must have representation in MPI Georgia and be a current member of MPI Georgia in good standing.
  • Awards are based on the members work within MPI Georgia

Committee of the Year Award
Description: Awarded to the MPI Georgia volunteer committee (award accepted by the committee chair) that provided a significant impact and valuable contribution to our chapter during the 2020-2021 fiscal year. Note that Phoenix Awards 2020 committee is eligible this year.

Chapter Leader of the Year
Description: Awarded to the member who has served in a leadership role and whose work has made considerable contribution to the growth of our chapter.

Supplier Member of the Year Award
Description: Awarded to a Supplier member who has impacted our chapter through their unwavering volunteer service and commitment.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

  • Must not have won this award in any previous year
  • Must be an active member on a committee within the current year
  • Must not have held an MPI Georgia Board position within the past three (3) years

Planner Member of the Year Award
Description: Awarded to a Planner member who has impacted our chapter through their unwavering service and commitment.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

  • Must not have won this award in any previous year
  • Must be an active member on a committee within the current year
  • Must not have held an MPI Georgia Board position within the past three (3) years

Creative Concept Award
Description: MPI Georgia’s volunteers are constantly enhancing our events with their creative ideas. Allowing our members to experience these concepts is a true value-add for our membership. This award is for a concept that has impacted our chapter through creativity or innovation. The award is intended to recognize creative ideas from the current year and will be accepted by the individual(s) and/or committee who implemented the concept.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

  • Concept must have been executed within the current fiscal year
  • Concept must not have won this award in the past 5 years
  • Board members are not eligible to win this award; however, they can accept on behalf of a committee

Sponsor Impact Award
Description: Awarded to a sponsoring company that uses innovation and creativity to impact the membership and showcase their company. This award is not about who spent the most money but about who had the highest impact from their sponsorship. This award can be presented to a cash or an in-kind sponsor.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

  • Must be a cash or in-kind sponsor from the current fiscal year

Rising Star of the Year Award
Description: Awarded to a new member (tenure of three years or less) who has made the most notable contribution of volunteer time to our chapter.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

  • Must not have won this award in any previous year
  • Membership tenure cannot exceed three years
  • Board members are not eligible

Student Member of the Year:
Description: Awarded to a student member who has impacted our chapter through their unwavering service and commitment.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

  • Must not have won this award in any previous year
  • Must be an active member on a committee within the current year
  • Must be an enrolled student for the 2020-2021 fiscal year
  • Must not have held an MPI Georgia Board position within the past three (3) years
  • Note: If no valid nominations are made, this award will not be presented for this year

Hall of Fame/Lifetime Achievement Award
Description: Awarded to a long-standing member who has committed at least a decade of service to our association. This member strives to make our industry a strong force of education and personal achievement. Nominees for this award are chosen by the MPI Georgia Past Presidents Council.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

  • Must be a current member of MPI Georgia in good standing (minimum ten years)
  • Must not have won this award in any previous year
  • Must not have held an MPI Georgia Board position within the past three (3) years

Hayward C. Cox, Jr., CMP Continuing Quality Award
Description: Awarded to a long-standing member who has committed at least five years of service to our association. This member has made substantial contributions to the chapter. Nominees for this award are chosen by the MPI Georgia Past Presidents Council.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

  • Must be a current member of MPI Georgia in good standing (minimum five years)
  • Must not have won this award in any previous year
  • Must not have held an MPI Georgia Board position within the past three (3) years

The Lorraine Powell Influence Award
Description: The Lorraine Powell Influence Award honors MPI Georgia Chapter Past President Lorraine Powell, who influenced countless MPI members and the overall direction of the chapter for decades. This award will be given to an MPI Georgia member who has influenced the path and future of an MPI member and/or the chapter as a whole. The award recipient will embody the spirit of MPI and what it means to its members and the meetings industry.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

  • Must not be a current member of the Board of Directors

President’s Award
Description: The current MPI Georgia President will select a volunteer to receive the President’s Award. 


MPI Georgia's 2020 Phoenix Award Winners: 

Congratulations once again to our 2020 Phoenix Awards Recipients! Though we could not be together to celebrate, please know the full Chapter is still applauding your accomplishments and celebrating with you. 

Committee of the Year:
Hospitality / Welcome Committee - Membership 

Creative Concept Award:
MPI Georgia Mobile App

President's Award:
Tierra Copeland, CMP

Rising Star Award:
Peter Schmidt

Planner Member of the Year Award: 
Peter Schmidt

Supplier Member of the Year Award:

Joel Miller

Chapter Leader of the Year:
Tim Barrett, CMP

Sponsor Impact Award:
Reno-Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority (RSCVA)

Lorraine Powell Influence Award:
Heather Herrig, CMP

Hayward C. Cox, Jr., CMP Continuing Quality Award:
Russell LoPinto

Hall of Fame/ Lifetime Achievement Award:
Dwayne Keller

   A HUGE THANK YOU to our 2020 - 2021 Premier Annual Sponsors:
  • RenoTahoe
  • Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Visit Roswell
  • Active Productions & Design
  • Photo Synthesis Studio

2020 Phoenix Awards Sponsors:

  • Active Productions & Design
  • RenoTahoe
  • C2Eventz
  • Daytona Beach
  • Asheville CVB
  • Destination South Meetings & Events
  • Cobb Travel & Tourism
  • MeetApp
  • Louisville
  • Jekyll Island
  • Kimyung Kim Live
Another HUGE THANK YOU to the 2020 Phoenix Awards Committee, chaired by Carla Carroll and Brad Gibson. MPI Georgia is grateful for our volunteers.  Please click here to see more past winners and sponsors. 


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