Imagine Excellence, the GWS Awards Program, recognizes outstanding accomplishments in fields associated with research in, administration and management of, and communication about parks, other kinds of protected areas, cultural sites, and related supporting activities.
The five main awards are given every two years at the GWS conferences. In addition, a Special Achievement Award may be bestowed from time to time by the GWS Board of Directors.
The next round of awards will be presented at GWS2017. Nominations will be accepted beginning July 1, 2016, through October 28, 2016. For more information, and to make a nomination, visit our Awards homepage.