AME Awards pay tribute to the remarkable achievements, contributions and innovation of individuals and teams by showcasing the impact of their leadership on the mineral exploration and development industry.
The AME Awards are named in honour of eminent persons recognized for their distinguished service, leadership and contributions and recognize excellence in geoscience, prospecting, financing, social and environmental responsibility, health and safety, innovation and outstanding service to AME and the mineral exploration and development community. The AME Awards are presented at AME’s annual Celebration of Excellence Gala.
Nominations for 2023 are now closed.
New for 2023: Individual nomination forms for each award.
Please read carefully the nomination process below before submitting a nomination.Award nomination process
You must be an AME member, or a member of an associated exploration and/or mining association, to nominate an individual or company for an AME Award.
Unsuccessful nominations will be held and considered for up to three additional years beyond the original year of nomination. Please do not resubmit each year.
Award evaluation and decision process
AME Award nominations are reviewed and evaluated by the Awards Committee, a diverse group of industry representatives.
During their review, equal importance is placed on the nominee(s) meeting the specific criteria for each award (What did they do?), alignment with AME’s purpose and guiding principles (How did they do it?) and the positive impact of their achievement on the exploration and development industry (What was the impact?).
Use the form provided to nominate for a specific award:
- Enter your details as the nominator.
- Enter the names of two people who support the nomination – please contact them before entering their names.
- Enter name and information for the nominee.
- Important: Enter specific details to explain how the nominee meets the Award criteria.
The Awards committee uses a nomination summary and evaluation matrix specific to each award to aid in the transparency of decision-making.
The Awards committee’s recommendations are reviewed and approved by the AME Board of Directors.