Recognition for Dedicated Professionals
Business Professionals of America believes it is essential to recognize the work and dedication of our advisors, students and partners, and presents several awards each year to recognize their passion and commitment.
The purpose of the Business Professionals of America Professional Awards Program is to acknowledge the dedicated champions of our organization. BPA encourages advisors to nominate individuals for these awards based on the eligibility requirements outlined and apply where applicable. Help BPA recognize those who have done so much for the students, advisors, and alumni of our organization.
Our Awards for Advisors and Educators
Advisor of the Year
Recognize an individual who has made significant contributions to Business Professionals of America as a local chapter advisor.
Emerging Advisor of the Year
Recognize an individual who has made significant contributions to Business Professional America as a local chapter advisor with five years or less of service.
Emerging Professional of the Year
Recognize alumni who made their mark as professionals and contributed to Business Professionals of America within their first five years of service to the Association.
Quality Chapter Distinction Award
The Quality Chapter Distinction Award is designed to recognized chapters who have met the requirements of being actively involved in Business Professionals of America. These chapter have planned programs, an approved budget, elected officers and more.
Hall of Fame
Recognize those individuals who have made significant contributions at the national level to Business Professionals of America, formerly the Office Education Association (OEA).
Outstanding Service Award
Recognize those individuals who have dedicated time and effort to promote the objectives of career/technical student organizations/Business Professionals of America or provided outstanding service to BPA at the national level.