RPI Best Practice Program - Nomination Form
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RPI Best Practice Program 2013 - Nomination Form

Application Deadline: December 17, 2012

Thank you for taking the initiative to nominate an organization for the Recognition Professionals International, (RPI) Best Practice Award. Before completing this nomination form, please carefully review the RPI Best Practice Standards.

Eligibility and Application Fees

Applications are accepted online through December 17, 2012.

Organizations may self-nominate or be nominated by someone outside the organization. Please note: A nomination of any organization other than its own must be with the nominee’s approval. Recognition consultants or resource providers may not nominate client programs that are available to the marketplace for sale, however a client organization that has put the consultant’s program into practice and is currently using the consultant’s program is eligible, even if nominated by the consultant.


Nominees must be willing to share their programs and processes with RPI, be audited and have the results published. RPI Best Overall Award Recipients must be willing to present their programs/practices in a one (1) hour presentation at the RPI 2013 Annual Conference in New Orleans, LA. The application fee for submission of a nomination is $150.00 for nominees who are RPI Professional members, $250 for RPI Basic Members, and $400 for organization that are not RPI members. The application fee should be submitted with this Nomination Form.

Completing the Nomination Form

Part A asks for basic information about your organization.


Part B asks for specific information about your recognition program in the context of the specific items covered by the Best Practice Standards.


All nominations must be submitted on this Best Practice Nomination Form and must be accompanied by a program document and/or other relevant materials sufficient to demonstrate that the program is documented as required by the Standards. These materials must be submitted via the online form, in an electronic format to andys@recognition.org, or sent on CD to the below address. Please use pdf or jpeg images and Word programs. Materials must be submitted to:

Recognition Professionals International (RPI)
1000 Westgate Drive
St. Paul, MN 55114

To assist our judges, please keep the following two important points in mind:

  1. Please give specific examples in the Nomination Form, whenever possible, to supplement general statements; and
  2. Please include specific cross-references in the nomination form to the supporting documents and supplemental materials.

As you prepare this Nomination Form, please refer to the Best Practice Standards for more specific guidance on each item.

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