Core 24 Founder and President Sunny Nunan shows her appreciation for the work of professionals who deserve recognition, once again at the Core 24 Admin Awards on October 25 at the Omni Dallas Hotel. 

“The event is a long overdue celebration of the vital professionals who deserve front and center recognition with a formal awards program driven by the business community,” Nunan said. 

The call for nominations runs until August 16. Nominations can be made online at

Administrative professionals currently working in Dallas and surrounding cities are eligible for nomination, and anyone from supervisors, coworkers, vendors, clients, and the administrative professionals themselves are encouraged to nominate an administrative professional for one or more of the nine awards.

The nine awards include:

  • Rookie of the Year—Celebrates a professional who began less than two years ago and has demonstrated the greatest potential to excel
  • Big Idea—Celebrates the admin whose idea had a considerable impact on their company
  • Community Champion—Honors a commitment to community service and inspiring volunteerism
  • Leadership—Recognizes leadership, mentoring talents, and leading by example
  • Achiever—Recognizes the successful management of a project with a company-wide impact
  • Spirit—Honors a consistently positive, spirited attitude and contagiously uplifting energy
  • Loyalty—Presented to the fiercely loyal admin with a 10 year or greater history with their organization
  • Above the Call—Honors the receptionist who goes above and beyond to deliver an exceptional first impression and serve with professionalism, enthusiasm, and care
  • Colleen Barrett Award for Administrative Excellence—This most prestigious award is presented to the admin who best demonstrates proficiency, organization values, passionate commitment, legendary customer service, and a heart for employee advocacy

Winners of the nine awards will receive a commissioned, custom made, hand blown glass Admin Award crafted by renowned artisan David Gappa. Winners, finalists, and administrative assistant guests are all in store for additional treats and surprises at the event.

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