Pinnacle Awards
Pinnacle Awards

It’s time to be recognized for your special skills, innovation, time and resources!

The Cornerstone Credit Union League Marketing and Business Development Council is accepting entries for the 2018 Pinnacle Awards. All Cornerstone-affiliated credit unions are encouraged to enter their best work from the past year. There are over 20 Pinnacle Award categories to enter, including the new “Disaster Recovery” category.  

This year, all Pinnacle Awards will be submitted digitally through the link below but payments will continue to be mailed to the Cornerstone Credit Union League, at the address on the payment form.

To qualify for the early bird discount, Pinnacle Award entries must be submitted and payments must be postmarked no later than July 2, 2018. Entries submitted and payments postmarked after July 23, will be subject to a late fee, and all Pinnacle entries must be submitted and postmarked on or before July 31, 2018 or they will not be considered.

The Cornerstone Marketing and Business Development Council will be hosting its Annual Pinnacle Awards Dinner and Party at the 2018 Marketing and Business Development Conference at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Tulsa, OK on November 7-9, 2018. Come and learn about the hottest trends, get new ideas, gain a fresh perspective, and of course make great connections with your credit union peers. You won’t want to miss it!

Full Pinnacle Award details including Frequently Asked Questions, Categories, Entry Form, Payment Form, and ROI Spreadsheet are available by clicking the “Learn More” link found below.

Special Pinnacle Awards

Who is your pick for the credit union marketing/PR/business development newcomer and veteran? Now is the time to nominate an individual that you believe is the best candidate for the Cornerstone Marketing and Business Development Council RISING STAR or VOYAGER award.

You can nominate anyone, who has submitted at least one 2018 Pinnacle Award Entry, inside or outside of your credit union such as a peer, supervisor, employee, or any credit union marketing professional who deserves some recognition.

Keep in mind:

  • RISING STAR candidates must have five or less years of credit union experience.
  • VOYAGER candidates must have 10 or more years of credit union experience.
  • All nominations must be received by July 31, 2018

For more specific questions, please contact Kelly Burns, League Representative/Council Liaison, at 214-207-9950 or by email at