Professional Awards

The goal of the DPHA Professional Awards is to recognize outstanding accomplishments in the decorative plumbing and hardware industry and spotlight exceptional products, companies, and individuals.  Nominees are nominated by their peers and recognized for their work ethic, passion and contributions to the DPH family. 

All award nominees must be current DPHA members, and nominations are open exclusively to active DPHA members.   

Nominations are closed for the 2022 awards. 
Nominations for the 2023 awards will open Spring 2023.

Awards Categories

  • Customer Service Department of the Year
  • Manufacturing Professional of the Year
  • Representative Agency of the Year
  • Representative Professional of the Year
  • Showroom Professional of the Year
  • Showroom of the Year


Awards Criteria

Manufacturing, Showroom, and Rep of the Year
  • Degree of involvement in DPHA activities
  • Personal achievements in the industry
  • Pursuit of personal improvement and education
  • Job performance and accomplishments
  • Involvement in and support of other DPH-related organizations
  • Public recognition for a deed or accomplishment that may or may not pertain to the DPH industry but reflects favorably on the individual as a DPHA member

Showroom of the Year
  • Training programs
  • Marketing programs
  • Customer service
  • Involvement and support of the industry
  • Merchandising
  • Innovative presentation of decorative plumbing and hardware products within the showroom
Representative Agency of the Year
  • Training programs
  • Customer service
  • Involvement and support of the industry
  • Professionalism
  • Demonstrated ability to create value for lines and showrooms

Customer Service Department of the Year
  • Responsiveness
  • Courtesy
  • Knowledge
  • Ability to go above and beyond
  • Overall performance