2023 NEC Airports Conference Leadership and Project Awards

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Description of Awards & Qualifications

Award Deadline:  February 6, 2023

 

Airport Executive of the Year


This award is presented to an Executive Member of the Chapter, in good standing, must be A.A.E. The recipient shall have established himself or herself as a deserving recipient of the Award by his/her professional accomplishments and contributions to the industry in the recent past, including demonstrated support/participation in the NEC/AAAE Chapter.

Eligibility – Recipients of the Airport Executive of the Year are nominated by their peers and must be current members of the Chapter in good standing. Recipients must meet Executive class of membership as outlined in the Chapter Bylaws.

 


 Aviation Excellence Award



The “Aviation Excellence Award” is intended to recognize those airport management professionals who are not primarily responsible for the operation of the airport or in cases where the airport is part of a system of airports, the candidate is not responsible for the system of airports. The award recipient is a person of exceptional qualities who is positioned second in command and below.

 

Eligibility – Candidates of the award are not eligible if they are the primary person responsible for an airport or system of airports (i.e. – Airport Director, Airport Manager, or Executive Director, CEO, President) Candidates must be at least one-position subordinate to the primary leadership at the airport or system. Must be current member of the Chapter in good standing.

 


 

Non-Aeronautical Business Development Award


This award is presented to an airport sponsor that makes a significant contribution to the betterment of the airport through non-aeronautical business development. Project(s) nominated by the sponsor should focus on the improved economic viability of the airport through revenue generation, unique financing and/or community engagement.

   Eligibility- Recipients of the Non-Aeronautical Business Development Award are nominated by their peers and/or self-nominated
   and must be current members of the Chapter in good standing.

current members of the Chapter in good standing.   


 Collegiate Advisor/Educator of the Year Award

This award is intended to recognize those Collegiate Advisor professionals who exhibit exceptional qualities while positioned as an advisor, professor, or instructor within our NEC aviation community.
 

  Eligibility- People who first interact with our future leaders

 


 

Project Awards

Aviation Project of the Year

These awards are presented to an airport, Architectural firm that is currently represented within the Chapter. Award will be given to one Airfield Project, Architectural Project and one Campus related project. Candidates may be nominated for more than one award and more than one award winner may be recognized in each category.  (Award to be given to both the airport and the consultant)

  • Airfield Project of the year - These awards are presented to an airport and consulting firm that is currently represented within the Chapter. Candidates may be nominated for more than one award and more than one award winner may be recognized in each category.  The project and be singular, multiple or any combination of projects that resulted in improved efficiency, safety of facility enhancement. (Award to be given to both the airport and the consultant)
  • Architectural Project of year - These awards are presented to an airport and consulting firm that is currently represented within the Chapter. Candidates may be nominated for more than one award and more than one award winner may be recognized in each category.  (Award to be given to both the airport and the consultant)
  • Campus related Project of the year - general campus related to support overall airport– this is awards that do not fit the airfield category - could be an Access Road, Multi Model project, new electrical vault (airside or landside), kind of a catch all…could even be a solar farm, eVTOL grid improvements or Planning, MEP Upgrades to prevent Covid infections, or Waste Water Treatment Plant for that matter.  Anything that improves an airport campus.

Eligibility Nominations are accepted from all categories of airports. These awards will be presented to nominees that made a significant improvement to the airport operations completed the previous year. The airport and/or firm must be represented by an Executive Member or Corporate Member in good standing. The project must be fully operational at the time of the nomination.


 



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