HASBAT AWARD INFORMATION
Overview:The Professional of the Year (POY) awards banquet provides HATS member organizations the opportunity to publicly recognize one of their own for exceptional professionalism. Each member organization selects its own POY and the HATS POY Selection Committee selects one of the POYs as the recipient of the Joseph P. Moquin Award from those submitted. The criteria for the awards are as follows.
Criteria for a POY Award:
Criteria for the Young Professional of the Year Award
This award will be given to the YPOY from among the current year's group of nominees (nominated by their respective member organizations), who will stand out as one who has stood above their peers by providing exemplary leadership to the North Alabama technical community. This involvement and leadership shall have been long-standing, with commitment and consistency.
Small Business Advocate of the Year
Qualified nominees are local individuals or organizations who have been instrumental in fostering a culture of identifying innovation in small businesses and partnering with those businesses to win government contracts. Support may also be demonstrated by activities and/or undertakings accomplished in advising and advancing business interests for local high tech small businesses.
Criteria for the Small Business Advocate (Individual)
In order to be eligible for nomination, the primary physical location of the individual or organization must be within the corporate limits of Madison County.