2017 Abila Excellence Awards

It’s time for the Abila Excellence Awards! These awards recognize Abila association, nonprofit, and government clients who have shown exemplary achievement through the use of Abila products to help move their missions forward. Winners will be recognized at AUDC 2017, and winning organizations will receive the following:

  • An upgrade to a suite for one person at the Omni Nashville Hotel (AUDC host hotel) for the nights of the conference
  • An invitation to a special AUDC luncheon with Abila executives, exclusively for award winners
  • A beautiful physical award to display in their offices
  • A privileged place in the Abila Excellence Awards’ Hall of Fame, showcased at the conference
  • Prominent mention in 2017 Abila Excellence Award winners press release

PLEASE NOTE: Abila Implementation Partners who worked with organizations on winning campaigns or initiatives also will receive recognition.

Award Categories

  • Moving the Needle
  • Constituent Connection
  • Industry Leader
  • Rising Star
  • Force for Good
  • Innovator

A full description of Abila Excellence Awards categories is available on the nomination form (see, “ Nomination Form” section, below).


  • The deadline for submissions is midnight, Tuesday, February 14, 2017.
  • Any person may nominate an unlimited number of organizations in any award category. (Nominate your own organization, and/or one you’re proud of!)
  • All organizations being nominated must be current Abila clients.
  • Campaigns or initiatives being submitted must be active and/or completed during the period of January 1, 2016 to December 31, 2016.
  • Abila will review each submission and select one winner in each category.

Nomination Form

Please download and complete the nomination form – available as a Word document or PDF. Submit the completed nomination form via email to


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Congratulations to the 2016 Abila Excellence Award Winners!

• National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) for re-launching its online community, which expanded its reach to approximately 20,500 members and resulted in a 48 percent increase in average monthly postings.

• National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (NACBA) for integrating several member-facing systems to create a seamless engagement experience and data sync to reduce staff work.

• American Chemical Society (ACS) for implementing a new global solution for targeting membership promotions, and payment model to specific regions based on IP address location.

• Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) for its transition to an online application and recertification system with a high level of applicant self-service and process transparency from its previous paper-based process.

• National Older Worker Career Center (NOWCC) for increasing transparency and efficiency when creating financial statements for its 150 cost centers, cutting processing time from three days to several minutes, with no errors.

• Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. (AKA) for designing a new process to import data from its regional organizations to the national member database to provide better insight into a member’s full engagement.

• American Geophysical Union (AGU) for creating a customer database of record to track all interactions of more than 300,000 customers and 60,000 members to provide better insight and user experiences.