The SHRM Pinnacle Award Program is an annual recognition program honoring the highest achievements in affiliate development and contributions that serve HR professionals, advance the HR profession and enhance the SHRM community. SHRM chapters and state councils are encouraged to apply for a Pinnacle Award for innovative projects created and implemented by your SHRM affiliate.
Application Window: June 1 - September 1
Apply for 2018 Pinnacle Award
All SHRM-affiliated chapters and state councils in good standing are eligible to submit one nomination for consideration. This single nomination includes any participation in a group or joint application with other chapters or state councils.
View the 2017 Pinnacle Award Program which includes information on all 2017 chapter and state council finalist programs. Read the SHRM.org article about 2017 winners or the 2017 press release on all the winners.