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IAEE Innovative Business Solution Award

The IAEE Innovative Business Solution Award recognizes achievement in the creation of new and innovative business solutions. This award may be conveyed to an individual or to a team depending upon how application is submitted.

Eligibility and Rules:

  • The nominee must be an active member of IAEE or currently employed by an IAEE member company in good standing.
  • All nominations must include benchmark and/or statistical data over a 12- to 18-month period that clearly illustrates the results achieved by the product and/or service. Nominators are encouraged to provide as much information as is applicable regarding the candidate’s merit for this award. Recommended metrics may include, but are not limited to:
    • Product/service overview
    • Clear presentation of objectives and fulfillment of those objectives
    • Impact on the industry, present and/or future
    • Clear presentation of what makes the product/service innovative
    • Growth potential
    • Effective use of social media
  • Nominations submitted without supporting documentation will not be eligible for consideration.
  • Self-nomination is permitted for this award. However, when the nomination is submitted for an individual (rather than the team or company), the nomination must include a letter from the individual’s supervisor or from a top manager of the company confirming the supporting data is accurate.

Criteria for selection:

  • Nominees will be judged upon the creativity, utility, and value of the project, product, or service. The committee will evaluate how the defined project, product, or service met the objective(s) its creators set out to address.
  • High value will be attributed for creativity and innovation.

The 2023 Call for Nominations is closed.
Details for 2024 coming soon!

Past recipients of the IAEE Innovative Business Solution Award:

WingateWeb: Tom Karren, Doug Baird, Ty Allen

Direct Energy Centre: Arlene Campbell, Laura Purdy

BDMetrics, Inc.

Association of Equipment Manufacturers

Massachusetts Convention Center Authority (MCCA) and Exhibition Services & Contractors Association (ESCA)

Amandeep Sandhu



The Deondo Company

Chuck Elias and the 42Chat Team

Visit Orlando

American Association of Orthodontists

Tony Rissley