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Frequently Asked Questions About AMA's Annual Innovation Award for Administrative Professionals

Q. Who is eligible to apply for the award?
A. If you're an administrative professional who has creatively solved and implemented a solution to a workplace challenge, then you're eligible to apply! Click here for more detailed eligibility requirements.

Q. How can I get an application?
A. Click here to apply on our online application or email innovation@amanet.org

Q. How can I get help in filling out the application?
A. E-mail innovation@amanet.org

Q. Where should I submit my application?
A. You can submit your application online or by mail.

Submit via mail to:
Attn: Amy Shaffer
AMAs Innovation Award for Administrative Professionals
1601 Broadway, 6th floor, New York, NY 10019-7420.

Q. When is the deadline?
A.The deadline for the 2015 award is Friday, August 7, 2015.

Q. How are winners selected?
A. Awards are evaluated on originality, effectiveness, sustainability, significance and transferability by a diverse panel of industry experts. Click here for more information about the selection criteria.

Q. When is the award winner chosen?
A. The award winner(s) will be notified in August via email and/or phone.

Q. How many winners are chosen each year?
A. One individual or team. Only one representative of the winning team will be selected to attend the conference to accept the award.

Q. What will I get if I win?
A. One representative from the winning submission will be the guest of AMA at the 23nd Annual Administrative Professionals Conference. AMA will pay for the registration fee, travel and hotel expenses (accommodation will be paid for a maximum of 3 nights stay). In the event of a team submission, only one representative from the winning team will be selected to attend the conference.

Q. What companies have won the award in the past?
A. Click here for a complete list of prior winners.

Q. Who can I contact for more information?
A. Contact innovation@amanet.org

Q. How can I learn about other exciting programs that AMA offers Administrative Professionals?
A. We offer a full range of services for Administrative Professionals—seminars, live online seminars, books, podcasts, webcasts, webinars and other tools to support your career journey. Call 1-877-566-9441 for more information.

For additional information on the Innovation Award, send an email to innovation@amanet.org