Annual Achievement Awards  

The NAED Annual Achievement Awards recognize the companies and individuals who have made significant contributions to the electrical industry and NAED. The following awards are given out annually: 
  • Arthur W. Hooper Achievement Award—presented to an individual who has had an exceptional career in distribution that covers the span of many years.
  • Distributor Distinguished Service Award—recognizes a distributor for outstanding and dedicated service to NAED and the electrical distribution industry.
  • Associate Service Award—given to an individual associated with an electrical manufacturing firm, who has consistently been active in promoting and supporting the tenets and goals of NAED.
  • Industry Award of Merit—honors an associate company that has been exceptionally active in promoting, supporting and/or improving the electrical distribution channel.

Download Annual Awards Nomination Form
2017 winners will be announced during the 2018 National Meeting

Excellence in Training Awards

The Excellence in Training awards recognize companies that have been exceptionally active in the area of education and development.
    • Distributor Excellence in Training Awardpresented to a company that has been exceptionally active in the area of training and development in their company.
    • Manufacturer Excellence in Training Awardrecognizes an associate company that has been exceptionally active in the area of training and development to improve the electrical distribution channel.

    Download Excellence in Training Nomination Form
    2017 winners will be announced during the 2018 National Meeting

  • Women in Industry Trailblazer Award

    This award recognizes a woman in the industry for outstanding and dedicated service to NAED, its Women in Industry group, and the electrical distribution industry.

    Nominate a Trailblazer

    Honorary Life Membership Nominations

    This honor, open to retiring distributor and manufacturer members, recognizes the accomplishments that these members have made throughout their careers to NAED and the electrical distribution channel. The honoree must be retired from active participation.

    Download Honorary Life Membership Nomination Form

      2017 Award Winners

        Arthur W. Hooper
        Jim Risk, CEO of the Kirby Risk Corporation
       
        Distributor Distinguished Service
        John Hardy, EVP Business Development at Sonepar USA

        Associate Service

        Jim Bracken


        Industry Award of Merit
        Acuity Brands
       
        Manufacturer Excellence in Training

        Littelfuse

        tED Magazine "30 Under 35"
        Coming Soon

        tED Magazine "Best of the Best"
        Coming Soon

        Women in Industry Trailblazer

        Desiree Grace, VP of Sales & Marketing at ANAMET