Chapter Admins


Wanted: The best of the best. Chapters that proactively planned and executed amazing learning events with great take-home value, innovation and fun for members.

  • Best Learning Calendar: Assesses the overall quality of the calendar. This is awarded in two categories: chapters with less than 60 members (Small/Medium), and chapters with more than 61 members (Large/ Mega).
  • Best Chapter Learning Event: Take-home value event focused on improving a member’s professional, personal skills, or business operations.
  • Best Community Impact Event: This is an event where EO members have given back to their communities by providing leadership, training and/or community support and development.
  • Best Multi-Chapter or Regional Event: Three or more EO chapters attend an event with multiple parts (speakers, activities, socials, etc.).
  • Best WOW or Social Event: An event that can never be replicated, an event that makes attendees say “wow” and/or an event employing a venue or activity closed to the general public but opens exclusively for an EO chapter. Parties, happy hours, recreational events, sporting events, family-focused events, spousal events, etc.

2016 Finalists Announced!

Best Learning Calendar (Large Chapter)
  • EO Singapore
  • EO Sydney
  • EO Johannesburg
Best WOW/Social Event
  • EO Indonesia
  • EO Brisbane
  • EO U.A.E.
Best Learning Calendar (Small Chapter)
  • EO Israel
  • EO Rio de Janeiro
  • EO Uttar Pradesh
Best Chapter Learning Event
  • EO Jaipur
  • EO Philippines
  • EO Quebec
Best Community Impact Event
  • EO Fort Worth
  • EO Malaysia
  • EO Mexico City
Best Multi-Chapter/Regional Event
  • EO Auckland
  • EO Berlin
  • EO Perth

Criteria and Process

The criteria are different for each category. However, as judges are reviewing each application, they will look for complete answers to each question. Emphasis will be on a) personal statement b) the take-home value c) the event evaluations.

  • All entries must be submitted by close of business Monday, 21 March 2016, to be considered. No exceptions.
  • All entries/information must be submitted in English.
  • Eligible events for this year’s awards should be dated from 20 March 2015 through 20 March 2016.
  • Each chapter will receive an e-mail to verify that the entry has been received.
  • All entries will be reviewed by a committee from various regions.
  • The awards will be presented at the Global Leadership Conferences (GLCs) in May, and winners will be announced in official EO communications. If a representative from your chapter is not present, the award will be mailed to you.
  • Only one application per category per EO Chapter. Chapters can apply in more than one category.

Please contact Christen Denson with additional questions.

Marketing & Communication

The Global Communications Committee (GCC) is accepting online applications for the EO Marketing & Communication Awards. Each category requires a separate application. We encourage you to apply for more than one category below. All applications will be judged based on

  1. Strategic Vision
  2. Quality of Work
  3. Execution and Results

2016 Finalists Announced!

Best External Awareness
  • EO Coimbatore
  • EO Minnesota
  • EO New Delhi
  • EO Punjab
  • EO Tokyo
Best Internal Awareness
  • EO Gujarat
  • EO Malaysia
  • EO New Delhi
  • EO Philippines
  • EO Punjab
  • EO South Florida
Marketing & Communication Leadership
  • EO Toronto – Jeremy Choi
  • EO New Delhi – Shailja Dutt
  • EO Atlanta – David Felfoldi
  • EO Austin – Deb Gabor
  • EO South Florida – Darren Seys

Awards for 2016 will be given in the following categories:

  • Best Internal Awareness: This award recognizes the most impactful tasks of the Marketing and Communications Chair. He or she creates the atmosphere for positive member engagement, satisfaction, retention and renewal. Are you the voice of your chapter and the local voice of EO? Share how you reflect EO’s core values by communicating and engaging with members, and through promoting events and member benefits.
  • Best External Awareness: The recipient of this award attracts new members and strategic partners, as well as protecting and promoting the EO brand. His or her efforts ensure the success of their chapter and the organization as a whole. What connections have you fostered with outside organizations, and how do you support your chapter’s Strategic Alliances? Which social media platforms do you use to promote and protect the EO brand?
  • Marketing & Communications Leadership: Do you know a Marketing and Communications Chair that stands out among his or her peers? This is your opportunity to nominate a leader in the Marketing & Communications field who “makes a mark” in their chapter and beyond.

Marketing & Communications Award deadlines:

  • 21 March: Applications and all samples due
  • GLC Bangkok: Winners Announced*

Please contact Karen Hamill, Communications Coordinator with additional questions.

EO Global Citizen of the Year Award

Nominations and applications are now being accept for the Global Citizen of the Year Award. This annual prize is awarded to one EO member, whose innovative and effective approach transcends borders, changes lives, and sets an example for us all.

Previous winners have helped orphans in Panama, removed tons of plastic from the Pacific and revolutionized healthcare in Africa. We know there are hundreds of other members with stories just as incredible.

Applications are due by 28 February 2016.

Questions and completed applications can be sent to

Nominate a Global Citizen

Membership Recruitment & Integration

Applications are now open for FY 2015/2016 EO Membership Recruitment and Integration Excellence Awards. Winners will be recognized at GLC Bangkok, and will win unlimited bragging rights for their Chapter!

Membership Recruitment Excellence Award

The Membership Recruitment Excellence Award recognizes the top chapter for excellence in the quality of their Membership Recruitment process.

Factors considered for this award include:

  • Efficiency and documentation of the member qualification and recruitment process
  • All work done by the Membership Chair
  • Creative use of resources (for example: chapter board, region, sponsors, community, etc.)
  • Results-to-date, including member testimonials and new member goals

Application Deadline: Monday, 21 March 2016

Questions? Contact Arushi Gupta, Global Membership Manager, or +91 8527200330.

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Membership Integration Excellence Award

Awarded to recognize the top chapter for excellence in the quality of their Membership Integration process.

Factors considered for this award include:

  • Efficiency and documentation of the member integration process
  • All work done by the Integration Chair
  • Creative use of resources (for example: chapter board, region, sponsors, community, etc.)
  • Results to-date, including member testimonials and new member survey feedback

Application Deadline: Monday, 21 March 2016

Questions? Contact Priscila Poliana at

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Chapter Admin of the Year

The Chapter Admin of the Year (CATY) Award recognizes and celebrates one EO Chapter Administrator for their commitment to EO, their overall support of their chapter, and seeks to encourage their continued pursuit of chapter excellence. The winner will be awarded with free travel and accommodation for GLC Bangkok, with a value up to US$3,500.

Nominating Criteria

The Chapter Admin of the Year Award must be nominated by a member of his or her chapter board. All Chapter Administrators will be considered. The awards will be based on outstanding actions during the previous calendar year and will be announced at the Global Leadership Conference (GLC) in the middle of the following calendar year. Chapters may choose to nominate more than one of their Admins, if they choose to. However, only one nomination is allowed per Chapter Administrator per Chapter. The deadline to submit a nomination is 11 March.

Each nomination must provide specific examples of how an Administrator has demonstrated exemplary service, fostered greater chapter growth and health, and/or showcased EO’s core values (Boldly Go!, Thirst for Learning, Make a Mark, Trust and Respect, Cool) in a way that sets the bar for other Chapter Administrators. Supporting documents such as photographs, videos, etc. are not required, but are encouraged. (Videos and photos may be used by EO for future creative or promotional efforts).


The winning Chapter Administrator will receive free travel to GLC Bangkok. Flight, hotel and other transportation costs may be submitted back to EO to cover up to US$3,500, for the Chapter Administrator exclusively.

Application Deadline: 11 March 2016

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