Awards Recognition

Our Stories, Our Inspiration

Crystal Awards

The SITE Crystal Awards Recognition Program honors the top tier of world-class organizations that excel in designing unique and memorable incentive programs that deliver measurable business results for their clients.

Chapter of the Year, Rising Star and Excellence Awards

Through the Chapter of the Year, Rising Star and Excellence Awards, SITE acknowledges the extraordinary efforts and performance of local chapter leaders and members, as well as recognizes the importance of the SITE Chapter network to support growth and continued success of local initiatives that result in the strengthening of our incentive travel industry.

Member of the Year

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

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 to those in the industry who needed help or advice; representation of the motivational experiences industry within a professional role endorsing one’s destination; volunteering with SITE and giving back to the SITE global community.

Richard Ross Past Presidents' Award

The award, created in memory of SITE Past President and long-time member Richard Ross, who died in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks in New York City, recognizes an individual or organization that has furthered the vision, ideals and ethics of SITE.

Embodying the ideals and impact of this award’s namesake, candidates will have demonstrated integrity, honesty, and faith in others, with notable contributions and long-term service to the incentive travel and motivational events industry.

Jane E. Schuldt SITE Master Motivator

The Jane E. Schuldt SITE Master Motivator Award is presented at the IMEX Gala each May to a person who holds the highest standard of excellence in creating or executing motivational events. Energy, enthusiasm and a collaborative spirit is evident in all they do. SITE especially honors the Master Motivator for their drive to keep the incentive travel industry vibrant and our business flourishing.