Bringing Associations Together To Boost Performance



At its gala dinner on Monday night, held at Sydney’s impressive Doltone House Jones Bay Wharf, Associations Forum presented its inaugural Association Awards2017 and inducted 5 luminaries into the Associations Hall of Fame.

The Awards dinner included the presentation of the following Association Awards™:

Association of the Year Award™ - Australian Dental Industry Association

Association Turnaround of the Year Award™ - Australasian Institute of Marine Surveyors

Association Achievement of the Year Award™ - Community Legal Centres Queensland

In front of around 350 guests, Associations Forum’s General Manager, John Peacock, also inducted the following five worthy individuals into the Associations Hall of Fame:

  • Garry Pearson from Australian Dental Association Victorian Branch
  • Peter Webster from Industry Capability Network NSW
  • Janet Reynolds from Home Economics Institute of Australia
  • Wilhelm Harnisch from Master Builders Australia
  • Julian Ledger from Youth Hostels Association

Between them, the inductees have given over 144 years of service to their associations.

“The Association Awards judges were impressed with the high standard of the nominations,” said Mr Peacock. “The process of nominating for the awards allows associations to reflect on their achievements, which is an important step sometimes overlooked.”

Associations Forum congratulates all of the awardees, finalists, nominees and inductees on their achievements.

Published 20 July 2017

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