2020 SAIA Association & Project Awards Call for Entries

The SAIA is now accepting entries for its 2020 Association and Project Awards. These awards, which will be presented during September's Annual Convention & Exposition in Phoenix, recognize members for their service, dedication, and contributions to the Association and successes within the scaffold and access industry.

Show your support for the SAIA and its mission by nominating your peers for an Association Award or submitting your company's work for a Project Award. If you have questions about the submission process or need more information, please contact Denice Posey, SAIA Marketing Manager, at 816.595.4842 or



Each year, the SAIA bestows awards upon Association members who have contributed their time, devotion, passion, and expertise to the overall growth and mission of the SAIA. Association Award categories include:

  • Coupling Pin – exemplary service and exceptional dedication to the Association

  • Hall of Fame – five years active service to the Association AND past recipient of the Coupling Pin Award

  • Outstanding Company Contribution – participation through teamwork, monetary contributions, and/or volunteer time and effort in support of Association activities

  • Outstanding Council Chairperson – participation through personal devotion, contribution, and leadership leading to increased exposure for their council within the Association and industry

  • Outstanding Service Award – recognition for contributions, efforts, service and special projects in support of Association officers and directors

  • Spirit Award – recognition for support of and devotion to the Association and its programs

  • Unsung Hero Award – long-standing history of activism and participation in support of the Association

  • Victor Saleeby Award – recognition of 15 years+ outstanding and exceptional service to the Association AND past recipient of the Coupling Pin Award 

You will be able to view a list of past recipients for each category within the survey. You can also click here to download a PDF with the complete listing for all categories.


The Project Awards recognize member companies who have gone above and beyond on a work project by

  • contributing to its overall success,

  • raising the level of safety,

  • demonstrating an innovative way to use an existing product, and/or

  • delivering a new product to the industry. 

Members can submit their projects for an award in eight different categories:

  • Aerial Work Platform/Mobile Elevated Work Platform (AWP/MEWP)

  • Commercial Collaborative

  • Industrial Collaborative

  • Mast Driven Hoists and Platforms

  • Innovation

  • Suspended Access

  • Supported Scaffold

  • Shoring 

Each award recipient will receive the following:

  • Engraved award

  • Announcement of the award through an industry-wide press release

  • Feature article in Scaffold & Access Magazine

  • Promotion on the SAIA website and through social media

  • Recognition at various events in 2021, including World of Concrete and SAIA Committee Week