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Samuel B. Shapiro Award for Chief Executive Officer Achievement (2008)

Henry was honored with the 2008 Samuel B. Shapiro Award for Chief Executive Officer Achievement by the Association Forum of Chicagoland. The award is the Forum’s highest honor and is presented each year to a chief executive officer for his or her outstanding service and accomplishments in association management. The Association Forum is the “association of associations” and serves 47,000 Chicagoland association professionals.
Henry Givray receives the 2008 Samuel B. Shapiro Award
 

 “Best Bosses” (2006)

Winning Workplaces, a national non-profit organization with the mission of helping leaders of small and midsize organizations create great workplaces, selected Henry as one of the 18 Best Bosses for 2006. An article about the recognition appeared in the October 2006 issue of Fortune Small Business magazine.
Henry Givray receives the 2006 "Best Bosses" award
 

Spirit of Hospitality Award (2006)

In 2006, the Destination Marketing Association International Foundation, the world’s largest association of convention and visitor bureaus, honored Henry and SmithBucklin with the prestigious Spirit of Hospitality Award. Widely regarded as one of the highest honors in the hospitality industry, the award recognizes individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to the travel, tourism and meetings industry, and that embrace the philosophy and spirit of hospitality. Past award recipients include The People of Southwest Airlines, Ted Turner and the J.W. Marriott Family.
Henry Givray receives the 2006 Spirit of Hospitality Award
 

One of the 100 Most Influential People in the Tradeshow Business (2006)

Tradeshow Week magazine named Henry as one of the 100 most influential people in the tradeshow business in its Oct. 2, 2006, edition. The honor was in recognition of SmithBucklin’s increasing influence in the trade show community.

  

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