Professional Awards

2017 Professional Awards Winners

Attend this year’s PMI Professional Awards Gala and celebrate excellence!

Our professional awards honor organizations and individuals whose passion, talent and expertise make the greatest contributions to the project management profession.

You can honor the best of the best in project management when you nominate a project, program or individual for one of these prestigious awards. The awards recognize people, books and articles, organizations, products and projects.

Click on a Professional Award below for more information and an application.

2018 PMI® Project of the Year Award Winner

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Project Legacy – Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System Replacement Medical Center Activation

2018 PMI® Project of the Year Finalist: Project Legacy – Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System Replacement Medical Center Activation

New Orleans veterans and their families lost their healthcare facility after Hurricane Katrina destroyed it. The new facility, dubbed Project Legacy as a tribute to veterans, opened on time and under budget.

2018 PMI® Project of the Year Award Finalists

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McDonald’s Digital Acceleration

2018 PMI® Project of the Year Finalist: McDonald's Digital Acceleration

McDonald’s CEO told shareholders that in nine months, the restaurant chain would have a mobile order-and-pay app at 20,000 outlets worldwide. The team closed the project a month ahead of schedule and under budget. The app has accrued 20 million registered users in the U.S. alone.

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Horizonte 2

2018 PMI® Project of the Year Finalist: Horizonte 2

The Brazilian paper company launched a US$2.7 billion project in 2015 to create the world’s largest bleached-eucalyptus pulp production line. Challenges included hiring 9,000 workers in a remote part of the country. The project closed two months early, US$500 million under budget and without a serious accident.

Important Dates

PMI Professional Awards Call for Nominations

1 November 2018 - 1 March 2019

PMO of the Year® Award Call for Nominations 

1 December 2018 - 1 April 2019

Academic Awards Call for Nominations

1 November 2018 - 1 March 2019

2018 Award Winners

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PMI Professional Awards Offered in 2019

  • PMI Fellow Award

    The PMI Fellow Award is the highest and most prestigious individual award presented by the Project Management Institute for service to the organization and profession.

  • PMI Project of the Year Award

    The PMI Project of the Year Award recognizes the large and complex project that best delivers: Superior performance of project management practices, Superior organizational results, and Positive…

  • PMI Eric Jenett Project Management Award of Excellence

    A PMI Eric Jenett Project Management Award of Excellence recognizes and honors an individual who has made outstanding contribution(s) to the project management profession or its practice through…

  • PMI Award for Project Excellence

    The PMI Award for Project Excellence recognizes the large and complex project that best delivers: Superior performance of project management practices, Superior organizational results, and Positive…

  • PMI Linn Stuckenbruck Person of the Year Award

    The PMI Linn Stuckenbruck Person of the Year Award recognizes one PMI member for outstanding contributions to the development and advancement of the project management profession, and…

  • PMO of the Year Award

    The PMO of the Year Award honors a PMO that has demonstrated superior organizational project management abilities by adding value to its organization through its support of successful strategic…

  • PMI Young Professional Award

    The PMI Young Professional Award recognizes and honors young professionals who have made a significant impact in advancing project management within an organization, advancing the knowledge and…

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