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Member Recognition Awards

Look for updates on the Member Recognition Awards and 2021 Best of Direct in a few months!

Do you know a colleague who has demonstrated excellence their entire professional career? A peer who is an up & coming leader?

How about a professional who is like an ambassador to the industry – always encouraging? Maybe you have a colleague who always seems to give back…

Or do you know of a vendor who is committed to our industry and regularly steps up-to-the-plate to help the DMAW?

If you recognize any of these characteristics in your friends or colleagues, then you need to nominate them for one of DMAW Member Recognition Awards:


Recipients of the 2021 awards will be recognized at the 14th Annual Best of Direct Holiday Party & Awards Ceremony

Check back for more updates on how to vote as well as a date for the 2021 Best of Direct Holiday Party & Awards Ceremony.

Best of Direct is a fantastic recognition award event, as well as a great kick-off party for the holiday season! It’s a phenomenal way to celebrate the year-end with colleagues and friends, as well as looking forward to a new year!

Industry All Star: We share the presentation of this award with the DMAW Educational Foundation! This award recognizes a professional as the “best in our industry!” It honors behavior that should be recognized and repeated throughout the industry – serving as a role model in the direct marketing industry.

Rising Star Award: Recognizes a professional young person with promise who has a minimum of 3 years in the industry and is 35 years old or younger.

Volunteer of the Year: Recognizes a DMAW member’s dedication and voluntary efforts to support DMAW

Partner of the Year: Recognizes a supplier company that supports the DMAW mission