Deadline nears for Excellence and Innovation nominations

Don't miss the deadline for entering the seventh-annual Excellence and Innovation Awards program sponsored by Pensions & Investments and the Defined Contribution Institutional Investment Association.

These awards are designed to recognize DC plan executives and their employers for well-executed, creative and unusual projects that help ensure participants have an adequate income at retirement. Entries are judged on innovation as well as excellence in execution.

Entries for the 2018 awards are due June 1.

P&I and DCIIA are looking for programs implemented on or after Jan. 1, 2017.

Winners will be announced at P&I's West Coast Defined Contribution Conference, to be held Oct. 21-23 in San Diego.

Self-nominations are encouraged. Nominations also will be accepted from colleagues and people outside the organization who are familiar with the work being done.

For more information and the nomination form, visit: You may also contact P&I Editor Amy B. Resnick at 212-210-0751 or by email.

Visit to review the groundbreaking efforts of all seven 2017 winners.