To recognize and honor persons who have made special or significant contributions to the field of emergency management and have represented the profession well by their outstanding performance.
The 2020 Awards FAQ is now available. Read it online or download the PDF.
If you missed the June 3 Awards Webinar, you can view the recording here.
Links to descriptions, detailed guidelines, and official entry forms for all of the awards are posted at the links below. You can download an overview of the 2020 IAEM Award categories here.
You are encouraged to read the guidelines carefully, paying close attention to content requirements, format, and length specifications while preparing a nomination entry form. A well-written entry form increases the chances of your nominee winning their award category. If your nominee wins their category, you then have a chance of attending the 2020 Annual Conference at a greatly reduced cost.
In these unusual times, the 2020 Awards Competition gives us the opportunity to reflect back on and recognize the excellent emergency management work that was accomplished in 2019. You are strongly encouraged to submit an entry for that person, organization, or program that you know made a difference and had a positive impact on your community, jurisdiction, state, or nation.
If you have any questions, please email Rebecca Campbell at RCampbell@iaem.com. Good luck!
Listed below are the competitions and categories. Click on the links provided to access detailed information, award guidelines, and award entry forms.
Global Awards Competition
The IAEM-Global Awards guidelines and entry forms are posted at the links below. Deadline for entries: June 30, 2020, 5:00 p.m. EDT. Read the guidelines for information about the award categories and how to enter the competition. The competition is administered by the IAEM Awards & Recognition Committee. The award categories are:
Nominations are now open for the IAEM-Canada Awards Competition, administered by the IAEM-Canada Membership Committee. Learn about the four award categories and how to enter the competition on the 2020 IAEM-Canada Awards Competition web page. Deadline for entries: June 30, 2020, 5:00 p.m. Eastern time. Please refer any questions about the IAEM-Canada Awards Competition to IAEMCanadaMembership@Outlook.com. The Canada-only Awards Categories include:
The IAEM-USA Awards guidelines and entry forms are posted at the links below. Deadline for entries: June 30, 2020, 5:00 p.m. EDT. Read the guidelines for information about the award categories and how to enter the competition. The competition is administered by the IAEM Awards & Recognition Committee. The award categories are:
IAEM-USA Student Awards (USA only)