Recognize Team Players through 2009 People of Distinction

Within any organization is a person, department, or team whose work not only benefits the employer but also contributes positively to the industry as a whole. Lift and Access magazine would like to publicly recognize the individuals who have made a difference through their philanthropy, creativity, research, innovation, or hard work.

Like the Lift and Access LLEAP Awards, which honors product innovation, the annual People of Distinction award strives to recognize outstanding leadership among the people of the industry.

To nominate an individual, department, or team, submit entries to Katie Parrish at kparrish@industrialliftandhoist.com by April 24, 2009. After the editorial staff selects the People of Distinction for each category, honorees will be interviewed for a feature article that will appear in the July/August 2009 issue of Lift and Access.

Nomination Criteria

  • Individual, department, or team must consist of current employees.
  • The recognition may be for a philanthropic activity, product development tor engineering, safety technique or improvement, maintenance technique or improvement, sales or market development, or other similar activity.
  • Activity, project, or event must have either been started or completed between July 1, 2008, and May 1, 2009.

Nomination Information

  • Your name, phone number and email
  • Name of the individual, department, or team being nominated
  • Occupation
  • Phone
  • Email
  • Employer name and address
  • Essay: In 500 words, explain in what way the individual, department, or team being nominated has had a positive effect on the lifting equipment industry through their philanthropy, creativity, research, innovation, or hard work.

Submit all entries to Katie Parrish at kparrish@industrialliftandhoist.com by April 24, 2009.