New TopID criteria has been established for 2020 by the NEWH, Inc. Executive Committee.

Nomination Guide/Criteria – an overview of the process with deadlines for Chapter Boards and Regional Steering Committees

Nomination Form –  the Nomination Form is online – click here!

Judging Form – completed judging form of the top 3 finalists is required to be submitted by the chapters/regions along with the completed nomination form

TopID Deadlines for 2020 TopID:

5/6/2019 TopID info sent to chapters/regions. Chapter/Regions are to get the word out to qualifying firms in their area ‐ nominations due July 1. Call for nominations email sent to A&D members.
7/1/2019 TopID Nomination forms from Candidate Firms due to chapters/regions
7/1 – 9/1/2019 Chapters and Regions review nominees
9/01/2019 TopID winners due to NEWH, Inc. office! Chapters/Regions to submit three final TopID winners (with nomination forms and judging forms) to Diane Federwitz  (images not needed at this time)
9/15/2019 NEWH Office to notify the chapters/regions their TopID nominees have been approved
10/30/2019 Chapter President/Regional Chairs notify the TopID winners. All notifications are to be made no earlier than October 30, 2019 (TopID winners are revealed at BDNY)


NEWH has standardized the physical award that TOP ID winners will receive.  NEWH would like the award to become as prestigious as the Gold Key and Platinum Circle Awards. Uniformity of the award, its criteria, and the process are necessary for this to happen.