SCTE seeks nominations for cable industry awards

June 10, 2021
Nominations for eight prestigious cable honors are due by July 1, with award winners to be announced during Cable-Tec Expo 2021.
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In recognition and celebration of the accomplishments of the members of the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE), SCTE has announced a call for nominations for eight industry awards and recognitions that will be presented in conjunction with SCTE Cable-Tec Expo, which takes place October 11-14, 2021.

“The SCTE awards shine a spotlight on the excellence happening throughout the cable telecommunications industry. Each year, we recognize SCTE members who are making the most significant contributions to the Society, the industry as a whole, or are advancing the careers of others by prioritizing innovative learning and development programs,” said Robin Fenton, vice president of membership and learning operations, SCTE.

This year, SCTE will recognize distinguished individuals through eight annual awards:

● Excellence in Learning & Development Award: Recognizes the achievements of learning and development professionals within the cable telecommunications community.

● Excellence in Standards Award: Honors a SCTE Standards program participant who has significantly contributed to both the technical standards program and the spirit of cooperation necessary for the success of voluntary standards.

● International Engineering Professional Award: Highlights outstanding technical achievements made by an engineering professional living outside of the United States.

● Technology Innovator's Award: Recognizes a company that has introduced a technological service or product that profoundly improves service offerings to customers.

● Member of the Year Award: Recognizes the member who has made the most significant contributions to the Society during the past year.

● Hall of Fame: Extraordinary Contributions to the Industry: Permanently recognizes active SCTE members who have made extraordinary contributions to the Society and industry.

● Senior Member: Honors members who demonstrated technical competence, participated in the Society and industry affairs, attained a degree of seniority and maintained a high level of professionalism.

● Wilt J. Hildenbrand Jr. Rising Leader Award: Recognizes an industry star who is 40 years old or younger and making significant contributions in the cable industry.

Additional details and online nomination forms for each award are linked above. The nomination deadline for all eight awards is Thursday, July 1, 2021.

In 2021, Cable-Tec Expo runs from October 11 to 14 in Atlanta. More information can be found at