ASAE has announced the six winners of the 2016 Power of A Summit Awards, our annual recognition of associations and their programs that make exemplary commitments to creating a stronger America and world and are positive influences in the daily lives of society at large.

This year, we were pleased to receive a record number of Power of A Award entries, with a total of 85 programs receiving gold and silver honors this year. From among the gold winners, the following six elite Summit Award winners were selected:

  • Public Library Association (Every Child Ready to Read)
  • The American College of Chest Physicians (China-CHEST Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine Fellowship Program)
  • National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (Boat Operations and Training Program)
  • American Counseling Association (Grow-Connect-Empower! Toolkit)
  • Association for Corporate Growth (
  • Indiana CPA Society (CPA Center of Excellence)

The winners will be formally recognized at the 17th Annual Summit Awards Dinner October 5 at the National Building Museum in Washington, DC. We hope to see you there!

Thank you to all who entered, and congratulations to all the winners. For more information, please contact Mary Kate Cunningham at