PMI Honors Nuevo Cuyo, Argentina Chapter with 2013 Chapter of the Year Award


26 October 2013 – New Orleans, Louisiana, USA  – The Project Management Institute (PMI®), the world’s largest project management member association, has honored its PMI Nuevo Cuyo, Argentina Chapter with a 2013 Chapter of the Year Award in Chapter Category I (1-300 members). The award was presented during PMI’s annual Awards Ceremony on Friday, 25 October 2013 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans.

PMI’s Chapter of the Year Award recognizes chapters that have made a tremendous contribution to the development and implementation of the strategic vision and mission of the Institute through exemplary programs, products and services.

Moreover, Andrés Sananes, VP Mendoza Branch, received the “Volunteer of the year award” for his outstanding work during 2012.


Photo: Mark Langley (PMI President and CEO); Pablo Lledó (PMINC Past President); Andrés Sananes (VP Mendoza Branch PMINC); Deanna Landers (Chair PMI Board of Directors).

Pablo Lledó, Past President for PMI Nuevo Cuyo, said during the award ceremony: “It is very exciting to receive such a wonderful award in name of our Chapter for the outstanding work that our volunteers made during 2012. I am so happy and so lucky to be present in this special ceremony in New Orleans. Thanks to PMI for the great organization and recognition; and specially thank you to the team of volunteers, leading by its President Jorge Moreno and Mrs Victoria Ferro, who invest their precious time to complete the documentation to apply for this award. To be the best Chapter in the World in our category for the second consecutive year it is really amazing!”

About the Chapter

Accomplishments of the PMI Nuevo Cuyo, Argentina Chapter have included the following: supported the expansion of PMI in four different provinces throughout Argentina, including Mendoza, San Juan, San Luis, and La Rioja; coordinated the PMI Tour Cono Sur Mendoza Congress with 350 attendees; electronic communications (newsletters, webinars, e-mails) were extensively used to communicate to the members; chapter leadership received support from many other Chapters to enhance value to members; supported educational outreach to many Universities; developed many press releases on PMI activities; and participated in many appearances on local media – radio, TV and local online and published newspapers.  More information about the chapter can be found at http://www.pminuevocuyo.org/.

More about PMI can be found at www.pmi.org.

Source: PMI Nuevo Cuyo Chapter