The HRMA Professional Awards are presented at the annual conference to shine the spotlight on innovative and inspiring HR professionals and celebrate leaders who embody excellence in people practices.

2016 Professional Awards

Nominations for the 2016 Professional Awards are now open. Links to the online nomination forms can be found on the category pages below.

Deadlines for nominations are:

  • Rising Star & HR Professional of the Year – Friday, December 4th, 2015 
  • FCHRP & Lifetime Member – Monday, January 11th, 2016

Winners will be announced live at the Celebration Luncheon on April 27th, 2016 at the HRMA Conference + Tradeshow. Tickets to this event will be available for purchase when conference registration opens on December 1, 2015.

Tables of 8 for the luncheon can also be purchased. Please contact our Award Coordinator for information.

More information about award categories and nominations.


The HR Professional of the Year is proudly sponsored by:



The Rising Star Award is proudly sponsored by:


Learn more about the HRMA Professional Awards. Interested in previous award recipients? Check out our Award Recipient Archive.

Questions? Please contact the Award Coordinator for more information.