Awards Recognition

SITE Member of the Year Award


SITE 2017 Member of the Year

The SITE Member of the Year Award is presented to a volunteer who has left an indelible mark on SITE throughout the year.

 

Congratulations to our 2018 SITE Member of the Year!

 

Benoit Sauvage, DMCP, CMP, CIS, works year-round to grow and promote SITE while concurrently working as the CEO of Connect DMC, located in the Dominican Republic and Mexico, with offices in Punta Cana, Santo Domingo and Los Cabos.

Winner of an IMEX Green Award, President of the SITE Florida & Caribbean Chapter and Member of the SITE Global and Events Industry Council Sustainability Committees, Benoit is also a certified Sustainable Event Professional.

 

Past Member of the Year Award Honorees

2017 - Ken Lyons

2016 - Brian Mordecai

2015- Stan Hershenow

2014- Patricia Perez-Sahin

2013 – John Iannini

2012 – Julia Trejo

2011 – Pam Spanjer

2010 – Madam Gu Xiaoyuan

2009 – Mary Jeanne Chapman, MA, CPC

2008 – David Sand

2007 – Kitzia Morales

2006 – Paul Miller

2005 – Joost de Meyer, CITE, CMM

2004 – Jukka-Paco Halonen

2003 – Jane Halsey

2002 – Bill Boyd, CITE, CMP, CMM

2001 – Padraic Gilligan

2000 – Silvia Urcuyo

1999 – Laurie Sprouse, CITE, CMP, DMCP

1998 – John Glen

1997 – Peggy Whitman, CITE

1996 – Roger Tondeur

1995 – Sumate Sudasna

1994 – Robert Dawson, CITE

1993 – Patricia L. Roscoe, CITE

1992 – David Spain

1991 – Bob Vitagliano, CITE

1990 – Bruce Bolger

 

Kevin Forde Spirit Award

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.

 

Congratulations to our 2018 Kevin Forde Spirit Award Winner!

 

Krzysztof Michniewicz, CIS, is a past Crystal Award winner and the President of the board, ICP Group S.A., Warsaw, Poland.

 

Past Kevin Forde Spirit Award Honorees

2017 - Pamela Shepherd

2016 - Witchita Villacres

2015 - Geraldine Gatehouse

2014- Melaya Horsten & Jake Megrikian 

2013 – Karim El Minabawy

2012 – Pablo Sismanian

2011 – Kevin Edmunds

2010 – Dr. Patrick Patridge

2009 – Eduardo Chaillo

2008 – Cosimo Bruzzese