IDA Awards

The International Detailing Association has developed a program to recognize individuals and companies that have made significant contributions to the detailing profession and live up to the ideals indicated in the IDA Code of Ethics (www.the-ida.com).  The 2017-2018 award season will open on September 1, 2017 and the deadline for each nomination will be at midnight on October 31, 2017. For a downloadable copy of this information click here.

The award categories are:


IDA LEADERSHIP AWARD

Nominations for this award may only be submitted by an IDA Board member.  It will be presented to an individual that has served in a leadership capacity for IDA (Board member or Committee Chair) and has greatly advanced not only the profession as a whole, but also IDA as an organization.  The candidate must be an IDA member in good standing (or a retired past president).   The winner will be selected by the IDA Nominating Committee and announced at the Annual IDA General Membership Meeting.

Online Application
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IDA OUTSTANDING SERVICE AWARD

This award is presented annually to a detailing industry professional who works above and beyond to advance the detailing profession.  The candidate must be an IDA member in good standing.  The winner will be selected by the IDA Board of Directors from all nominations received and announced at the Annual IDA General Membership Meeting.  Board members who are nominated will be removed from the selection committee.

Online Application
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IDA DETAIL SHOP OF THE YEAR AWARD

This award is presented to a detailing shop that is nominated for operating an outstanding facility.  Need not be an IDA member.  The IDA Nominating Committee will narrow the field of candidates to their top three choices that will be put to the IDA membership for vote via Survey Monkey.  The winner will be announced at the Annual IDA General Membership Meeting.  IDA Board members are not eligible, and you may not nominate your own shop for this award.

Online Application
Downloadable PDF


IDA MOBILE DETAILER OF THE YEAR AWARD

This award is presented to a mobile detailing professional who has been nominated as having an outstanding operation and lives up to the ideals indicated in the IDA Code of Ethics (www.the-ida.com).  This award is not open to a shop with some mobile units, but must be solely a mobile detail operation.  Need not be an IDA member.  The IDA Nominating Committee will narrow the field of candidates to their top three choices that will be put to the IDA membership for vote via Survey Monkey.  The winner will be announced at the Annual IDA General Membership Meeting.  IDA Board members are not eligible, and you may not nominate your own mobile detailing operation for this award.

Online Application
Downloadable PDF


IDA DETAILER OF THE YEAR AWARD

This award is presented to a detailing technician who has demonstrated superior knowledge, technical skill, and professionalism.  Need not be an IDA member.  The IDA Nominating Committee will narrow the field of candidates to their top three choices that will be put to the IDA membership for vote via Survey Monkey.  The winner will be announced at the Annual IDA General Membership Meeting.  Extra consideration will be given to those candidates holding the Certified Detailer certification.  IDA Board members are not eligible, and you may not nominate yourself for this award.

Online Application
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IDA DETAIL SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR AWARD

This award is presented to a product or service supplier that has been nominated for making a significant contribution to the detailing industry by meeting at least two of the criteria shown below.  The nominee must maintain a superior reputation within the industry.  Need not be an IDA member.  The IDA Nominating Committee will narrow the field of candidates to their top three choices that will be put to the IDA membership for vote via Survey Monkey.  The winner will be announced at the Annual IDA General Membership Meeting.  IDA Board members are not eligible, and you may not nominate yourself for this award.  

Judging Criteria – candidate must meet at least two:
  • Has introduced new product innovations
  • Has increased awareness of the detailing industry’s professional status
  • Contributes financially to furthering structured educational programs within the detailing profession
  • Shares knowledge and experience for the betterment of the industry with no expectation of return on investment.

Online Application
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