CMAA Honors Award-Winning Chapters; Carolinas Chapter Named Chapter of the Year



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CMAA Honors Award-Winning Chapters

Alexandria, VA – February 24, 2014 – The Club Managers Association of America (CMAA) is proud to announce its Chapter of the Year and Club Management Institute (CMI) Award for Excellence in Education winners. These chapters excelled in membership operations, recruitment and educational programming in 2013. These awards were announced on Saturday, February 8, at the Awards and Conference Finale held at the 87th World Conference and Club Business Expo in Orlando, FL.

The Chapter of the Year Award competition recognizes outstanding work, participation and successful accomplishments by chapters within the Association. Chapters are judged on the Chapter Résumé and Questionnaire, Chapter and National Education and CMAA Involvement. A $3,000 Education grant funded by The Club Foundation is awarded to each of the three winning chapters.

2013 Chapter of the Year Awards
Volunteer, Small Chapter
Detroit, Medium Chapter
Carolinas, Large Chapter

Endorsed by the Club Management Institute (CMI), the educational arm of CMAA, the Award for Excellence in Education showcases CMAA chapters that are contributing to the club management profession through creative, informative, relevant and innovative annual programming. Each winning chapter in the Small, Medium and Large categories is awarded a $1,000 Education Grant from The Club Foundation to be used toward future chapter education programs.

2013 CMI Award for Excellence in Education Recipients
Small Chapters
Illini, First Place
Utah, Second Place

Medium Chapters
Wisconsin Badger, First Place
Detroit, Second Place
Pelican, Most Improved

Large Chapters
Golden State, First Place
Florida, Second Place
National Capital, Most Improved

The Club Managers Association of America would like to extend its sincere congratulations to these chapters. CMAA members benefit from industry leading professional development, membership networking and innovative solutions connected by a vibrant network of 45 chapters across the country and internationally. For more information on the CMAA and its chapters, please visit


About CMAA - The Club Managers Association of America is the professional Association for managers of membership clubs. CMAA has close to 6,500 members across all classifications. Manager members run more than 2,500 country, golf, city, athletic, faculty, yacht, town and military clubs. The objectives of the Association are to promote and advance friendly relations among persons connected with the management of clubs and other associations of similar character; to encourage the education and advancement of members; and to assist club officers and members, through their managers, to secure the utmost in efficient and successful operations.

About The Club Foundation - The Club Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization, was established by CMAA in 1988. It supports the advancement of club management professionals, funding industry education programs through scholarships and grants.