Professional Awards

The HRMA Professional Awards are awarded at the annual conference to shine the spotlight on innovative and inspiring HR professionals and celebrate leaders who inspire above-average people practices.

2014 Awards

The 2014 Professional Award winners were announced live at the Award Celebration Luncheon on Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 during the HRMA Conference and Tradeshow.

Read about our winners and here.

Read about our finalists here. 

Information regarding submission for the 2015 Professional Awards will be announced in September 2014.

Award Categories

Award of Excellence – HR Professional of the Year

This award is given to an HR individual who contributes by improving their organization’s bottom-line, achieving business results, and demonstrating leadership and who serves as a personal and professional role model.
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Award of Excellence – Innovation

These awards recognize an individual or team that has successfully implemented an innovative and progressive program and/or project (within financial or corporate limitations) in response to a new or ongoing HR challenge or opportunity within their organization.
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Rising Star Award

The Rising Star Award recognizes and publicly honours an HRMA member who is ‘lighting the HR community on fire.’ Our young HR trailblazers hold the future of the HR profession in their hands and are the lifeblood of many HRMA volunteer committees.
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Fellow CHRP

The Fellow CHRP (FCHRP) is a prestigious title that aims to recognize the most exceptional CHRPs in Canada who have made outstanding contributions to the human resources profession and their communities.
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HRMA Honorary Life Member

Honorary life member status may be granted to a person, whether or not a resident of BC, who in the unanimous opinion of the Board of Directors has made an outstanding contribution to the human resources profession or who has made a particularly significant contribution to HRMA.
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Past Award Recipients

To see past award finalists and recipients, check out our Award Recipient Archive!

Questions? Please contact the Award Coordinator for more information.