2018 Call for Judges
The Diamond Awards is the most representative competition attracting 1,100+ entries every year. The mission of the CUNA Marketing & Business Development Council’s Diamond Awards is to recognize and reward the creative spirit of excellence in the credit union industry.
We need your HELP! Would you like to be a judge? Apply today and be on the panel to help decide the best of the credit union industry.
Why you should consider becoming a judge
Becoming a judge is a unique opportunity:
- to be exposed to the very best and to experience the latest trends in credit union marketing and business development;
- to network with top marketing and business development professionals;
- to get recognition as an industry leader and promoter;
- and, most importantly, to contribute to excellence in the marketing and business development field by helping select and celebrate the very best of the credit union industry.
Here are some testimonials from past judges:
Judges are needed for the following awards. If you are selected, you will be asked to review a certain number of entries and to rate them using the judging criteria, over a 1-2 week period, and through a private online platform.
- Diamond Award entries (judged remotely – no travel involved; January 9-23, 2018)
- Excellence in M&BD Award entries for Business Development; Community Outreach and/or Political Advocacy; Strategic Planning; and Multifaceted (judged remotely – no travel involved; January 23-31, 2018)
- Rising Star Award entries (judged remotely – no travel involved; January 23-31, 2018)
- Marketing Professional of the Year entries (judged remotely – no travel involved; January 23-31, 2018)
- Business Development Professional of the Year entries (judged remotely – no travel involved; January 23-31, 2018)
- Lifetime Achievement Award entries (judged remotely – no travel involved; January 23-31, 2018)
Judges will be selected both in the credit union industry, and outside the industry but involved in the credit union movement. We would love for you to be a judge based on your own experience and involvement in the credit union industry. This is a great opportunity to get involved and share your expertise, meet other experts from around the country and see first-hand all the talent and creativity our fellow Council members have!
The deadline to apply is October 16, 2017, so don't delay! APPLY NOW
Diamond Awards Committee Chair
1st MidAmerica Credit Union
Diamond Awards Committee Vice Chair
Tropical Financial Credit Union
Recognition Awards Committee Chair
VP PR & Communications
Northwest Credit Union Association
Recognition Awards Committee Vice Chair
Horizon Credit Union