The National Association of Landscape Professionals Awards Program offers members an opportunity to earn respect from the industry and gain a sense of pride for their accomplishments.
The National Association of Landscape Professionals Awards Program offers members an opportunity to earn respect from the industry and gain a sense of pride for their accomplishments. Award winners garner prestige from their industry peers and become more well-known in the industry and in their communities.
Awards of Excellence
Members have the opportunity to enter their projects in various categories to showcase their talent and skills. Awards are presented at our annual convention in Louisville. Entries are due annually between July and August.
Sustainable Company Award
This award recognizes and heralds those businesses that strive to protect and conserve resources, reduce waste, and prevent pollution, and that promote an ethic of environmental sustainability and improvement within their workplace.
- Association Leadership Award—This award honors a State or Regional Association and their Executive Director for contributions to the landscape industry within their state/region and nationally as a member of NALP.
- Lifetime Leadership Award—This award is presented annually to a NALP member who has demonstrated both leadership and service, as well as made a commitment and contributions to both the landscape industry and NALP. Eligible nominees must be active members.
- Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Award—This award recognize an outstanding female entrepreneur in the landscape industry who has demonstrated entrepreneurial spirit and initiative, ensured advancement of the landscape industry by actions and endeavors, and serves as a shining example to current and future female entrepreneurs. It is presented annually at the executive-level leadership meeting.
- Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award—This award recognizes a young entrepreneur age 40 or under who has demonstrated entrepreneurial spirit and initiative, and serves as a shining example to students in pursuit of a landscape industry career. It highlights the importance of private enterprise in the landscape industry as a viable career opportunity among our country’s youth, and investing in the growth of entrepreneurship in America. It is presented annually at the National Collegiate Landscape Competition.
Safety Recognition Awards
Deadline: April 15
Safety Recognition Awards are designed to reward landscape professionals who consistently demonstrate their commitment to safety, and reflects the dedication of these individuals and their companies to creating and maintaining safe work environments.This important award is proudly sponsored by CNA.