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PSCA Seeking Nominations for Annual Signature and Lifetime Achievement Awards

Application Deadline February 8, 2019

The Plan Sponsor Council of America (PSCA), part of the American Retirement Association (ARA), is now accepting nominations for its prestigious Signature and Lifetime Achievement Awards. The award winners will be honored at the 2019 PSCA National Conference in Tampa, Florida, April 30 – May 2.

Signature Awards
The PSCA Signature Awards recognize excellence in retirement plan communications to both plan sponsors and plan participants, as well as investment education. This year the Signature Awards competition has been expanded to thirteen categories, ranging from creating culture change to events and workshops to financial wellness. Also new this year, National Conference attendees will have the opportunity to select a “Best-in-Show” winner among the first-place winners. The entry cost is $150 for a member company and $250 for a non-member company. PSCA is accepting entries now through February 8, 2019. See PSCA’s website for more information.

Lifetime Achievement Award
PSCA’s Lifetime Achievement Award honors individuals for their contributions to the defined contribution industry. Past recipients include Cindy Hounsell, Women’s Institute For A Secure Retirement (WISER), Karen Barnes, McDonald’s Corporation, David Booth, Dimensional Fund Advisors, Independent Consultant and Actuary Anna Rappaport, and Nancy Webman of Pensions & Investments, Inc. Nominations can be sent to

2019 National Conference
For more than a half-century, the Plan Sponsor Council of America’s annual conference has been where the nation’s retirement plan sponsors have connected with peers and thought leaders for ideas, insights and inspiration. This year the focus of this exceptional event is Tools, Techniques, and Takeaways – and promises to provide plenty of each. For additional information on the 2019 PSCA National Conference, including the agenda and registration link, visit A discounted early registration rate of $550 for members and $750 for non-members is available to plan sponsors who register by March 22.