Honoring Excellence in Chapter Education 2018


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Honoring Excellence in Chapter Education   


Melissa Low 

Alexandria, VA – March 20, 2018 – The Club Managers Association of America (CMAA) is proud to announce the Award for Excellence in Education winners. The Award for Excellence in Education showcases CMAA chapters that are contributing to the club management profession through creative, informative, relevant, and innovative annual programming.

These awards were announced on Tuesday, March 6, at the Closing Business Session of the 91st World Conference on Club Management and the Club Business Expo in San Francisco, CA. Each winning chapter is awarded an Education Grant from The Club Foundation to be used toward future chapter education programs.

Award for Excellence in Education Recipients


First Place Chapters

Small Chapter: Illini

Medium Chapter: City of New York

Large Chapter: Carolinas


Second Place Chapters

Medium Chapter: Wisconsin Badger

Large Chapter: Golden State


Most Improved Chapters

Medium Chapter: Virginias

Large Chapter: Metropolitan


The Club Managers Association of America would like to extend its sincere congratulations to these chapters. CMAA members benefit from industry leading professional development, membership networking, and innovative solutions connected by a vibrant network of 43 chapters across the country and internationally. For more information on the CMAA and its chapters, please visit cmaa.org.


About CMAA

The Club Managers Association of America (CMAA) is the largest professional association for managers of membership clubs with 6,800 members throughout the US and internationally. Our managers operate more than 2,500 country, golf, athletic, city, faculty, military, town, and yacht clubs. The objectives of the Association are to promote relationships between club management professionals and other similar professions; to encourage the education and advancement of members; and to provide the resources needed for club managers to operate efficiently and successfully. CMAA is headquartered in Alexandria, VA, with 43 professional chapters and more than 45 student chapters and colonies. Learn more at cmaa.org.

About The Club Foundation
The Club Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization, was established by CMAA in 1988. The Foundation seeks to fund the life cycle of a club manager’s career, providing financial support for five key areas: students, faculty, club managers, CMAA chapters, and the club industry at large. It supports the advancement of club management professionals, funding industry education programs through scholarships and grants. Learn more at