2020 PMA & Center for Growing Talent

Award Nomination Form

PMA & CGT Awards Application

Select the award for which you would like to nominate someone (please select one per form) *
You can nominate yourself, an individual from your company or someone from another business.
Deadline: The deadline for nomination submissions is August 7, 2020.
Excellence in Collaboration
PMA Bryan E. Silbermann Collaboration Award

This annual award will honor one PMA member who has addressed an industry issue and/or challenge through collaboration in her/his work to advance the industries. To promote, recognize, and celebrate outstanding collaborative skills that enhance the fresh produce and floral industries.

Eligibility/Criteria:

  • Nominations open to all current PMA members
  • Demonstrated excellence in collaboration that provided solutions to industry issues/challenges and/or advanced specific initiatives, benefitting the industry
  • Delivered value within the global produce and/or floral industry supply chain with integrity, dedication and distinction
  • Advanced the industry through the exemplary use of collaboration by providing motivational and inspirational leadership
  • Defined collaboration for this award: Working with one or more people or organizations, especially those outside the nominee’s own organization, to realize mutually beneficial solutions to an industry issue/challenge
  • Nominations may be made for a single collaboration or for someone demonstrating collaboration excellence throughout a career

The winner of the Excellence in Collaboartion Bryan E. Silbermann Collaboration Award receives:

  • The prestigious Excellence in Collaboration PMA Bryan E. Silbermann Collaboration Award engraved with the winner’s name
  • Special award presentation at the PMA Fresh Summit Convention & Expo in Dallas, Texas USA (Thursday, October 15, 2020)
  • Press release featuring the winner of the Excellence in Collaboration PMA Bryan E. Silbermann Collaboration Award
  • Exposure on PMA website
Excellence in Leadership
PMA Robert L. Carey Leadeship Award

You can nominate yourself, an individual from your company or someone from another business.

The annual award will honor one PMA member that has demonstrated outstanding leadership skills and an uncommon commitment to PMA and the produce industry.

Eligibility/Criteria:

  • Nominations open to all current PMA members
  • Current PMA member who has made significant volunteer contributions and demonstrated extraordinary leadership to PMA in service to its members
  • Worked, served and conducted business within the supply chain of the produce industry with integrity, dedication and distinction
  • Provided motivational and inspirational leadership for advancement of the produce industry

The winner of the Excellence in Leadership PMA Robert L Carey Leadership Award receives:

  • The prestigious Excellence in Leadership PMA Robert L. Carey Leadership Award engraved with the winner’s name 
  • Special award presentation at the PMA Fresh Summit Convention & Expo in Dallas, Texas USA (Thursday, October 15, 2020)
  • Press release featuring the winner of the Excellence in Leadership PMA Robert L. Carey Leadership Award
  • Announcement on the PMA website
Excellence in Floral Marketing
PMA Floral Marketer of the Year Award

You can nominate yourself, an individual from your company or someone from another business.

This award will honor one PMA member that has demonstrated outstanding leadership skills and an uncommon commitment to the mass-market floral industry. To honor the creativity, dedication and vision of an individual who contributes to and participates in the advancement of their industry.

Eligibility/Criteria:

  • Nominations open to all current PMA members
  • Have served the floral mass market industry with dedication and distinction
  • Have made significant contributions and impact to the supermarket floral retailing
  • Be a proven industry influencer
  • Have shown or provided motivational and inspirational leadership for the floral industry

The winner of the Excellence in Floral Marketing PMA Floral Marketer of the Year Award receives:

  • The prestigious crystal Excellence in Marketing for Floral PMA Floral Marketer of the Year Vase engraved with the winner’s name
  • Special award ceremony at PMA’s Fresh Summit in October
  • Press release featuring the Excellence in Marketing for Floral PMA Floral Marketer of the Year Winner
  • Complimentary tickets for family members to attend the Friday Floral Reception at PMA’s Fresh Summit (October 16, 2020)
  • Exposure on PMA Website
Excellence in Growing Talent
CGT Jay Pack Cultivating our Future Award

You can nominate an individual from your company or someone from another business.

This annual award will honor a volunteer who supports attracting talent by sharing their passion and insights for careers in the produce or floral industry.

Eligibility/Criteria:

  • Nominations open to all current PMA members
  • Consistently serves as an "effective" volunteer
  • Conducts business with integrity, dedication and distinction
  • Be a proven influencer
  • Continue to be an advocate for the Center for Growing Talent's mission

The winner of the Excellence in Growing Talent CGT Jay Pack Cultivating Our Future Award receives:

  • The prestigious Excellence in Growing Talent CGT Jay Pack Cultivating Our Future Award engraved with the winner’s name
  • Recognition when presented at the Contributor & Volunteer Reception at PMA’s Fresh Summit
  • Press release featuring the Excellence in Growing Talent CGT Jay Pack Cultivating Our Future Award  Winner
  • Exposure on PMA and CGT Website
Excellence in Women's Leadership
CGT Women's Catalyst Award

You can nominate an individual from your company or someone from another business.

This annual award will honor a male or female leader in the produce or floral industry who cultivates women’s potential by mentoring and providing a path for the leadership, development and participation of women. 

Eligibility/Criteria:

  • Nominations open to all current PMA members
  • Consistently serves as an "effective" mentor
  • Conducts business within the global produce and/or floral industry supply chain with integrity, dedication and distinction
  • Continue to be a proven industry influencer

 

The winner of the Excellence in Women's Leadership CGT Women's Catalyst Award receives:

  • The prestigious Excellence in Women's Leadership CGT Women's Catalyst Award engraved with the winner’s name
  • Special award presentation at the Women's Fresh Perspectives Leadership Breakfast during PMA Fresh Summit Convention & Expo in Dallas, Texas USA (Saturday, October 17, 2020)
  • Press release featuring the winner of the Excellence in Women's Leadership CGT Women's Catalyst Award
  • Industry recognition on pma.com and CenterforGrowingTalent.org