IT’S TIME TO RECOGNIZE INNOVATORS LIKE YOU

American Innovators is an award granted to those who drive their industry forward with ingenuity — whether by concepting a new technology, navigating a business challenge or standing at the frontline of the communities, courses, and homes they serve. Because we believe that’s the kind of innovation that’s at the heart of our industries.

We invite you to nominate a peer who has demonstrated this higher level of ingenuity. Simply submit your nomination, and a board of industry-specific leaders will help select the next American Innovator. Because when we celebrate each other’s successes, we inspire new breakthroughs and greater progress for all.

WHO WILL YOU NOMINATE?

Use the form below to nominate a peer who goes beyond their title. Categories to consider include:

PRODUCT & APPLICATION INNOVATION
This may include the development of a new technology, product, or product line; innovative application for greater efficacy, sustainability, or cost-savings; general achievements in portfolio expansion and greater customer selection.

MARKETING & BUSINESS MANAGEMENT INNOVATION
This may include those who have demonstrated great resilience in navigating market challenges (e.g., product availability, labor shortages); those who have achieved business growth and team expansion; general excellence in product and brand marketing.

Flag of Valor

Submissions will close at the end of June 2023. A diverse committee of industry leaders will evaluate nominations and select the winners. We’ll also commemorate their victory by sending them an engraved Flag of Valor hand-crafted by an American combat veteran.

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  • Meet the 2022 American Innovators of the Pest Control Industry

MEET THE SELECTION COMMITTEE

Once all nominations are in, the following committee will review and validate all submissions. From there, they’ll select the official 2023 American Innovators per industry.

CEO of AMGUARD Environmental Technologies

SHAYNE WETHERALL

Executive Director of Project EverGreen

CINDY CODE

Chief Operating Officer at National Pest Management Association

ANDREW ARCHITECT

Associate Professor – Department of Plant Pathology. University of Wisconsin – Madison.

DR. PAUL KOCH

Director, City of New Orleans Mosquito, Termite and Rodent Control Board

CLAUDIA RIEGEL, PH.D.

GCSAA President and Superintendent at La Rinconada Country Club

KEVIN BREEN

PARTNERING TO SUPPORT GREENCARE FOR TROOPS AT GCSAA CONFERENCE AND TRADESHOW

We’re working with Project EverGreen to support their GreenCare for Troops program, dedicated to putting their network of environmental experts to work to protect the homefront and lawns of deployed military families all over the country.

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