Now Accepting Nominations for 2021!




UAI honors the best in the utility analytics profession, recognizing the individuals, teams, and organizations that have achieved and maintained excellence through innovation.

And every finalist gets one free pass to attend the award ceremony, hosted at Utility Analytics Week!

Short Nomination Form

Complete the “Short Nomination Form” if you have questions about the UAI Excellence Awards or would like to review the official nomination form(s) with a UAI team member. Otherwise, complete the official nomination form(s) below.

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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.

Criteria & Guidelines

Validation feels pretty good, and acknowledgement and celebration go a long way toward keeping employees satisfied, teams performing at a high level, and leadership engaged. Get the recognition you deserve with a UAI Excellence Award!

Submit your nominations in the following categories by clicking on the award below:


Call for Entries Open: February 1, 2021

Call for Entries ClosesJune 30, 2021

Finalists Announced: September 1, 2021

Finalist Interviews (virtual): Sept 2 – Oct 1, 2021

Winners Announced during UA Week: October 13-15, 2021 | Gaylord Texan | Dallas, TX


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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.