Project Management Institute

Awards Won by PMI

PMI is shaping the world of project management - and being recognized for it! We are honored to share the awards that we've achieved throughout various channels within project management.

Social Responsibility

ASAE: The Center for Association Leadership

Power of A Silver Award Winner - The Power of Community Support and Engagement: Global Celebration of Service

The Power of A Awards recognize and celebrate the extraordinary contributions associations make to society by enriching lives, creating a competitive workforce, preparing society for the future, driving innovation and making a better world.

We have been named a 2020 Power of A Silver Award winner in The Power of Community Support and Engagement category for our Global Celebration of Service initiative. This category recognizes associations who provide community support and engagement by promoting volunteerism and civic engagement. The PMI community pledged and contributed 151, 874 hours of service towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals—more than 300% of our original goal. More importantly, hundreds of communities—and thousands of individuals—have been positively impacted because of the willingness and dedication of the PMI community to improve society and advance social good.

American Business Awards®

Silver Stevie® Award Winner - Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year: Global Celebration of Service

The American Business Awards® have named PMI as the Silver Stevie® Award winner for Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year - At Organizations With Up to 2,500 Employees for our Global Celebration of Service initiative. 

In this campaign, PMI partnered with the United Nations to engage our stakeholders in pledging volunteer hours of community service aligned with their 17 Sustainable Development Goals. We tripled our original goal of 50,000 hours and achieved 151,874 hours pledged in 2019. Our service and commitment made a substantial impact on the PMI community. We continue to join together, fuel change, and make a difference in the world around us today.

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Public Relations and Communications

American Business Awards®

Gold Stevie® Award Winner - Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Brand / Reputation Management

The American Business Awards® are the premier business awards program in the U.S. that honor and generate public recognition for the achievements and positive contributions of organizations and working professionals worldwide. PMI has been named as the Gold Stevie® Award winner for Project Management Capitalized: PMI and the World’s 50 Most Influential Projects.

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The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA)

Silver Anvil Award Winner for Best Use of Branded Content - Associations/Government/Nonprofit Organization

Since 1944, the Silver Anvil Awards — which symbolize the forging of public opinion and honor outstanding strategic public relations programs — have been awarded each year to organizations that have successfully addressed challenging issues with exemplary professional skill, creativity and resourcefulness. PMI is being honored for Project Management Capitalized: PMI and the World’s 50 Most Influential Projects.

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The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA)

Bronze Anvil Award Winner for Influencer Marketing as Part of a Larger Campaign

PRSA's Bronze Anvil Awards have recognized the best of the best in public relations tactics — the use of social media, video, blogs, podcasts, annual reports, digital newsletters, websites — that contribute to the success of overall programs or campaigns. PMI is also receiving this award for Project Management Capitalized: PMI and the World’s 50 Most Influential Projects.

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PMI Educational Foundation

The Telly Awards

Gold Award Winner - General: Not for Profit in the 41st Annual Telly Awards

PMI Educational Foundation received this award for outstanding storytelling in the video detailing their 2018 grant to Nelson Mandela Children's Fund (NMCF). The fund provided project management training, coaching, and resources to increase the nonprofit’s organizational capacity and enabled it to establish a project management office (PMO).

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American Society of Association Executives (ASAE)

Power of A Silver Award Winner - The Power to Make a Better World

This achievement by the PMI Educational Foundation highlights innovative grantmaking for the PMIEF - CARE USA Initiative for Economic Recovery for Earthquake - Affected Producers and Entrepreneurs in Ecuador. The initiative strengthened the income-generating abilities of more than 500 Ecuadorian women producers and entrepreneurs through project management training. Their work resuscitated the country’s social and economic progress following its devastating earthquake in 2016.

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