ASAE has announced the winners of the 2017 Power of A 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 tremendous number of Power of A Award entries, with a total of 56 programs receiving gold and silver honors this year. From among the gold winners, the following six elite Summit Award winners were selected:

The College of American Pathologists Foundation
Program: See, Test & Treat®

National Auto Body Council
Program: Recycled Rides

National Council for Behavioral Health
Program: Be 1 in a Million

Association of Equipment Management Professionals
Program: Advancing a Profession Through Technology

Soroptimist International of the Americas
Program: Dream It, Be It: Career Support for Girls

National Volunteer Fire Council
Program: Make Me a Firefighter

ASAE’s Power of A Awards highlight the association community’s valuable contributions to society on the local, national and global level. They honor the outstanding accomplishments of associations and industry professionals in the areas of strengthening lives, forging a more trained and highly competitive workforce, enhancing the economy, driving innovation and making a better world.

The winners will be formally recognized at the 18th Annual Summit Awards Dinner October 4 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