Frequently Asked Questions about The Fort Worth & Greater Tarrant County Admin Awards:

What is The Admin Awards?
The Admin Awards is the first and only awards program in the U.S. that publicly recognizes the invaluable contributions of Administrative Professionals. Referred to as “the Academy Awards for Admins” by those that have attended this unique awards gala, The Admin Awards is not only a competition but a celebration of every Administrative Professional. Find out more about the Admin Awards in the About Us and Letter from the Founder sections.

What are the award categories?
There are nine award categories in each market which may vary slightly from program to program. Learn about the Admin Award categories in the Award Categories section of our website.

Who can be nominated?
Find out who can be nominated in the eligibility section

Who can nominate?
Anyone can nominate that’s experienced the outstanding work of an Administrative Professional. Learn more in the eligibility section which includes applicable cities per program, the long list of administrative titles and other interesting information that should be helpful to you.

Can you nominate an administrative professional for more than one award?
Yes, nominations in multiple award categories are encouraged when applicable.

Are self-nominations allowed?
No but Administrative Professionals are encouraged to take an active role in encouraging others to nominate them for their outstanding work!

What are the key dates for the Admin Awards?
Key dates vary by market. Visit and select your city for specific information about upcoming events and deadlines.

Do Finalists have to be present to win?
Yes, finalists must be present to win.

Is there a cost to participate in The Admin Awards?
While there is not a cost to participate in the nominations process, should an Administrative Professional advance to the Finalist stage, there is a cost to attend the awards gala and costs vary by market (est. $135-$250 per ticket, table sponsorships are also available for purchase). Should this present a hardship for the Administrative Professional’s organization should it fall in the nonprofit area, The Admin Awards will work to ensure the Finalist is able to attend at our expense.

How much is a table sponsorship?
Table sponsorships vary by market and begin at $3,500, include preferred seating, one or two tables of 10, logo table signage, a congratulatory ad in the commemorative Admin Awards keepsake publication and Finalist plaques for all finalists that attend under a table sponsorship and other benefits. For information email [email protected].

Who will attend the awards luncheon?
Nominees, finalists, the executive(s) they support, colleagues, friends, families and anyone from the business community that would like to celebrate our invaluable administrative professionals is encouraged to attend.

If I am not a nominee but am an administrative professional, can I still attend The Admin Awards?
YES! While this is a competition, at its heart, The Admin Awards is a CELEBRATION of ALL administrative professionals. In fact, every admin that attends the event gets the red carpet treatment! Just be sure to register for the event as an Admin.

How do you nominate someone?
Find out how to nominate your favorite Admin in the Entry Process Section.

Will there be any other events promoting this program aside from the awards luncheon?
Yes, there will be an invitation-only “Cheers to Nominees” cocktail reception for all nominees, their nominators, and the executive(s) they support as well as program sponsors prior to the awards luncheon. This event is in celebration of all nominees and people that took the time to nominate a deserving admin.

Are sponsorships available?
Yes, please click here for more information.

How are nominations judged?
Find out how the judging process works.