Honoring Excellence in Chapter Education 2019


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Honoring Excellence in Chapter Education 

Melissa Low 

Alexandria, VA – March 13, 2019 – The Club Management 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, February 26, at the Awards Breakfast of the 2019 World Conference and Club Business Expo in Nashville, TN. 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: Golden State

Second Place Chapters
Small Chapter:  Central Pennsylvania
Medium Chapter:  Virginias
Large Chapter:  Carolinas

Most Improved Chapters
Medium Chapter:  Greater Baltimore
Large Chapter:  Greater Chicago


CMAA members benefit from industry leading professional development, membership networking, and innovative solutions connected by a vibrant network of more than 40 chapters across the country and internationally. For more information on the CMAA and its chapters, please visit cmaa.org.


About CMAA

Founded in 1927, the Club Management Association of America (CMAA) is the largest professional association for managers of membership clubs with 6,800 members throughout the US and internationally. Our members contribute to the success of 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 efficient and successful club operations. Under the covenants of professionalism, education, leadership, and community, CMAA continues to extend its reach as the leader in the club management practice. CMAA is headquartered in Alexandria, VA, with 42 professional chapters and more than 40 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 www.clubfoundation.org.