|WEVA Hall of Fame, Service Award Nominations Open
May 04, 2002
Sarasota, FL - With the 12th Annual WEVA EXPO drawing near, WEVA International has announced the Call for Nominations for the 2002 WEVA Industry Service Awards and 2002 WEVA Hall of Fame induction. Deadline for all nomination submissions is June 19, 2002, according to Kathryn Ritondo, WEVA Special Awards Committee chair. The 2002 honorees will be announced at the special WEVA Awards Presentation at WEVA EXPO 2002 on Wednesday, August 28, 2002.
The WEVA Wedding & Event Videography Hall of Fame opened in August, 2000 at the 10th Annual WEVA EXPO with the unveiling of the industry's historical "Tools and Technology" exhibit, which commemorates the earliest days of professional wedding and event videography. At WEVA EXPO 2001, WEVA International announced the first Hall of Fame induction of videographers whose contributions to the professional wedding and event video industry nurtured its growth.
The Walter Bennett Service to Industry Award, named in memory of the pioneering videographer and local association founder from Tulsa, OK, was introduced in 1999. This Special Award honors the WEVA International member who, through donation of time, through service to fellow videographers by teaching or writing, by service in a local association or on a national level, strives for exemplary professionalism that lights a pathway for other videographers to follow.
The Bob LeBar Vision Award, which was introduced in 2000, is named in memory
of the groundbreaking video animator from Long Island, NY. The award honors the WEVA International member who has made innovative contributions to the development of the professional event video community by advancing unique ideas, and invoking a keen sense of entrepreneurial spirit, together with a strong sense of professional pride, raising the "bar" to new heights.
The WEVA Special Awards Nomination Form is available as a downloadable PDF file on the WEVA website at www.weva.com (click on "WEVA Awards"). For further information, please contact WEVA International at 941-923-5334, or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.