2022 NPA PAWN INDUSTRY AWARDS

New, easier way to nominate the best of the industry!

Nominations are open to honor the people of pawn who have gone above and beyond this year. We have simplified the nomination form so you can nominate the pawnbroker who made a difference, the industry partner who works to benefit the industry or the young professional who shines.  Nomination Guidelines: 
  1. Deadline for nominations is April 22, 2022 
  2. Nominees must be current NPA members in good standing and must have been a member since January 1, 2021.  
  3. Nominations may be made by anyone.  

AWARD CATEGORIES

INDUSTRY PARTNER OF THE YEAR AWARD

This award is presented to the NPA Industry Partner member who, through their performance and dedication, has shown significant support of the association and its members.

OUTSTANDING COMMUNITY RELATIONS AWARD

This award is presented to an NPA Pawnbroker or Industry Partner company whose public service and/or voluntarism efforts advance the standard and quality of life in their community.

OUTSTANDING PAWN INDUSTRY IMAGE AWARD

This award is presented to an NPA Pawnbroker or Industry Partner company who creatively generates positive awareness of the pawn industry through a print or digital marketing campaign. Media may include, but is not limited to: television, radio., social media, print campaign, and email campaign.

PAWNBROKER OF THE YEAR AWARD

This award is presented to an individual who, through his/her performance, has demonstrated exceptional success in their business and local community and has made a significant contribution to the pawn industry during the previous year.

STATE ASSOCIATION AWARD

TheState Association of the Year Award is presented to an association, who through their performance and activity, has demonstrated exceptional success within their state and local community and has made a significant contribution to the pawn industry during the previous year. 

YOUNG PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR AWARD

This award is presented to an individual who, through his/her performance, has demonstrated exceptional success in their business and local community and has made a significant contribution to the pawn industry during the previous year.

CHARLES R. JONES LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

From time to time, the NPA Executive Committee may identify an individual who has spent a lifetime dedicated to pawn. The committee may decide to award this individual the lifetime achievement award named after NPA founder Charles R. Jones. This highest honor is only given at the discretion of the committee and is not an annual award.