New TopID criteria has been established for 2019 by the NEWH, Inc. Executive Committee.

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

Nomination Formthe Nomination Form is online – click here! (if you’d like a PDF of the form, 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 2019 TopID:

4/19/2018 TopID info sent to chapters/regions. Chapter/Regions are to get the word out to qualifying firms in their area ‐ nominations due July 1
7/1/2018 TopID Nomination forms from Candidate Firms due to chapters/regions
7/1 – 9/1/2018 Chapters and Regions review nominees
9/01/2018 TopID winners due! Chapters/Regions to submit three final TopID winners with nomination forms to Diane Federwitz at the NEWH, Inc. Office (images not needed at this time)
9/15/2018 TopID ‐ NEWH Office to notify the chapters/regions their TopID nominees have been approved
10/30/2018 TopID ‐ Chapter President/Regional Chairs notify the TopID winners. All notifications are to be made no earlier than October 30, 2018 (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.