Each year SITE recognizes individual members and chapter organizations that have made an exceptional contribution to the association and to the incentive travel industry at large.
These winners were announced at SITE‘s 2020 Global Conference, held from January 24-27, In Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Member of the Year: Anthony Kelly, Head of Marketing, Penguins & Head of New Business Marketing, DRPG, Great Britain
This award is presented to a volunteer who has left an indelible mark on SITE throughout the year. This year’s winner works year-round to grow and promote SITE while working as the head of marketing for Penguins in Great Britain.
Kevin Forde Spirit Award: Max Boontawee Jantasuwan, CIS, Events Travel Asia Co., Ltd., Bangkok, Thailand
The Kevin Forde Spirit Award is given each year to a SITE member who exemplifies the traits that Kevin Forde was known and respected for: generosity of time and energy for his fellow incentive travel professionals and volunteer roles.
David Riddell Memorial Scholarship:
Amanda Robinson, Sales & Marketing Manager, Custom Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
Mary Browne, CIS, Corporate & Incentive Officer, Meet in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
This award was created in memory of SITE Past President David Riddell to provide and opportunity for worthy individuals to attend the annual conference. The following individuals were selected by the SITE Foundation for their enthusiasm and dedication to developing themselves as well as the future of the incentive travel industry:
Chapter of the Year and Excellence Award Winners:
Chapter of the Year: SITE Northeast
Excellence in Education: SITE Florida & Caribbean
Excellence in Special Event: SITE Midwest
Excellence in Membership: SITE SoCal
Excellence in Young Leaders: SITE Ireland
Rising Star: SITE Thailand
Sustainability: Florida & Caribbean