Honoring Excellence in Chapter Education

2016 March 2


Alexandria, VA – March 3, 2016 – The Club Managers Association of America (CMAA) is proud to announce its Club Management Institute (CMI) Award for Excellence in Education winners. These chapters excelled in the educational programming in 2015. These awards were announced on Thursday, February 25, at the Closing Business Session of the 89th World Conference on Club Management and Club Business Expo in San Diego, CA.

Endorsed by the Club Management Institute (CMI), the educational arm of CMAA, 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. Each winning chapter in the Small, Medium and Large categories is awarded a $1,000 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: Oklahoma-Kansas
Medium Chapter: Wisconsin Badger
Large Chapter: Golden State

Second Place Chapters
Small Chapter:  Oregon
Medium Chapter:  Upper Midwest
Large Chapter:  Florida

Most Improved Chapters
Medium Chapter:  New York State
Large Chapter:  New Jersey

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 45 chapters across the country and internationally. For more information on the CMAA and its chapters, please visit www.cmaa.org/Chapters.aspx.


About CMAA
The Club Managers Association of America (CMAA) is the largest professional association for managers of membership clubs with 6,500 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 44 professional chapters and more than 45 student chapters and colonies. Learn more at www.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.