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2024 Excellence Awards Nominations OPEN February 5, 2024!

Thank you for your interest in the UAI Excellence Awards! We look forward to receiving your nominations in 2024! If you have any questions regarding the awards, please reach out to the UAI team at


Call for Entries Open: February 5, 2024
Call for Entries ClosesJune 30, 2024
Finalists Announced: August 30, 2024
Finalist Interviews (virtual): September 2 – 27, 2024
Winners Announced during UA Week: October 15-17, 2024 | Chicago, IL  |  Hyatt Regency McCormick Place

Criteria & Guidelines

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Award Categories & Nomination Forms

Thanks for your interest in the UAI Excellence Awards! You must complete the online nomination form for each award you are nominating someone for or applying yourself. 

We recommend downloading the PDF version of the award nomination form first, so you can perform a thorough review of the application requirements, eligibility, submission guidance, judging process and criteria, and finalist and winner recognition. Use the PDF version of the nomination form to collect your thoughts and record your answers prior to submitting your information via the online form. Once on the online form, you must enter the answers to each question and “submit” within the same session. The form does not save your information.

Best Utility Analytics Professional
Best Utility Analytics Leader
Best Innovative Utility Analytics Team
Analytics Ambassador Award
Top 25 Thought Leaders in Utility Analytics
Community Engagement Award*

*Nominations not required to qualify for the UAI Community Engagement Award. UAI will select our winners from a combination of engagement activity, including engagement score on UAI Connect, UAI Community Conversation participation and leadership, and volunteerism with UAI.


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*Nominees must be members of UAI. One exception: Nominators and Nominees for the Top 25 Thought Leaders in Utility Analytics do not need to be UAI members.