The New Jersey School Boards Association won runner-up in the Best Nonprofit Event category of the 2021 Eventeer Awards for its Virtual Workshop, Oct. 26-28, 2021.

The awards recognize organizations that held stellar virtual and hybrid events on the vFairs platform, which included more than 2,000 events, serving more than 1.5 million attendees from over 150 countries in 2021.

“We didn’t need to win an award to know that we hit the mark because we heard from so many school board members, administrators, staff and stakeholders who found incredible value in Virtual Workshop,” said Dr. Lawrence S. Feinsod, executive director of NJSBA. “With that said, this award is a welcome recognition for all the hard work our staff, speakers and attendees put into making the event a success. We’re committed to making sure our next Workshop, which we plan to be in person, will be better than ever.”

The NJSBA also was nominated for awards in the Best Virtual Event and Best 3D Virtual Design category.

A virtual award ceremony was held Feb. 15, with NJSBA earning the runner-up honor, which comes with a digital badge, digital certificate and $100 gift card.

The next Workshop is expected to be held in Atlantic City, Oct 24-26, and is co-sponsored by the New Jersey Association of School Business Officials and the New Jersey Association of School Administrators. Registration opens April 4. Stay tuned to the Workshop website for details.