SCTE Awards & Recognitions

SCTE recognizes and honors excellence in the industry through annual awards and recognition programs that showcase the accomplishments and contributions of SCTE members to the cable industry.

Member of the Year

This renowned award recognizes the SCTE member who has made the most significant contributions to the Society through active participation in its programs and efforts during the past year.

Chairman's Award

This award is presented to an individual or organization or group that has demonstrated significant support of the Society.

Excellence in Learning & Development Award

The Excellence in Learning and Development Award recognizes the achievements of learning and development professionals within the cable telecommunications community who have demonstrated significant success toward advancing the careers of others through the innovative use of cable telecommunications technology-centric curricula learning programs and/or presenting content in a way that improves the cable knowledge in the industry.

Excellence in Standards Award

The SCTE Excellence in Standards Award honors an SCTE Standards Program participant who has significantly contributed to both the technical standards program and the spirit of cooperation necessary for the success of voluntary standards.

Women in Technology Award

Made possible through a joint effort of Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT), SCTE and Cablefax., the annual Women in Technology Award acknowledges the achievements of one woman who has demonstrated outstanding personal and professional growth and significantly contributed to the cable telecommunications industry.

Wilt J. Hildenbrand Jr. Rising Leader Award

Identify a rising star in the cable industry, 40 years old or younger, who has made the most significant contributions to the innovations of the cable industry. This award is managed by the SCTE Foundation in Wilt J. Hildenbrand Jr.'s memory.

International Engineering Professional Award

This award honors outstanding technical achievements and contributions made to the advancement of the global cable telecommunications industry by an engineering professional living outside of the United States.

Presented during the Chapter Leadership Conference

Chapter Awards

Honoring excellence in local leadership, the SCTE Chapter awards program enables members to acknowledge and recognize excellence among the chapters, meeting groups, and local leaders who contribute substantially to the cable industry.

International Cable-Tec Games

International Cable-Tec Games features the year's local winners competing against each other at TechExp for the international gold, silver, and bronze awards in seven categories: cable splicing, meter reading, cable jeopardy, OTDR, fiber splicing, drop connection and MTDR. Top winners place first, second and third overall.

Spirit of the Games

The Spirit of the Games Award is presented yearly to a participant, staff member, or host vendor who truly embraces and exhibits sportsmanship and the learning environment at the games.

SCTE Hall Of Fame

Members who, over the course of time, have made extraordinary contributions to the professional development, ideals and goals of the Society and the cable telecommunications industry.

Senior Members

Professionals who have exhibited a high level of competence and professionalism in their career while actively participating in the Society.

Charter Member

Members who initiated the Society in 1969.

Circle Of Eagles

Valuable leaders of the Society, including Hall of Fame members, Charter Members, Fellow Members, Past Presidents and Chairmen of the Board.

Emeritus Members

Members who have reached 40 years of continuous membership.

Fellow Members

Esteemed members of the Society who have sustained a remarkable level of contribution to the Society and industry for more than 12 years.

Past Presidents

Those who've served at the highest level as chairs and presidents of the SCTE Board of Directors and left an indelible mark in the legacy of the Society with their own unique styles and leadership.