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Ethics. Education. Excellence


Each year, PDCA members are recognized for their outstanding achievements in the industry. In 2015, these awards will be announced during the second annual Paintball. For submission and guideline questions, please call Beth Thompson at 800-332-7322.


KILZ® Picture it Painted Professionally Awards (PIPP)

The KILZ® PIPP Awards honor the very best of the painting industry. They are PDCA’s way of paying tribute to the work of professional painting and decorating contractors in several different categories, such as interior, exterior, residential and industrial projects.


Community Improvement Awards

PDCA’s Community Improvement Awards, part of the PIPP awards, are presented to groups or members that demonstrate the highest level of community support through voluntary efforts. For submission and guideline questions, please call Beth Thompson at 800-332-7322.

2015 PIPP Award and Community Improvement Entry Form


PDCA Safety Achievement Awards

The PDCA Insurance, Safety and Loss Control Committee established the Safety Achievement Awards in 1995 to recognize the efforts of member companies who have made a commitment to safety in the workplace by demonstrating and providing evidence of their success in controlling accidents and losses within their companies.

2015 Safety Awards Entry Form


L.E. Travis, Jr. PDCA Craftsman of the Year Award

New Modified Application- Easier to Complete.

This award was established to celebrate a craftsman who meets the criteria for a master craftsman. Nominees should demonstrate an ongoing level of perfection and thorough knowledge of the PDCA’s Industry Standards and Craftsman Operating Procedures.

2015 Craftsman of the Year Entry Form


PDCA Painter’s Choice Awards

The Painting and Decorating Contractors of America (PDCA) is excited to present the PDCA Painter’s Choice Award categories for 2015:

Paint Your Wagon Award

Paint Your Website Award.

Creativity can help grow your business…and the PDCA Painter’s Choice Awards recognizes outstanding marketing initiatives by PDCA members. Award submissions are voted on by PDCA members and the general public. The submission period for the Paint Your Wagon Award & Paint Your Website Award is now open! Click here for rules and regulations.


PDCA Member Service Awards

Winners for the awards listed below are selected by the PDCA Board of Directors and PDCA committees. For submission and guideline questions, please call Beth Thompson at 800-332-7322.

  • Recruiter of the Year Award - The Recruiter of the Year Award is presented to a member who has made an outstanding contribution to membership growth in a Forum, Council or Chapter.
  • Associate Member of the Year Award - The Associate Member of the Year Award is presented to the company representative who has consistently supported PDCA in its efforts to improve the coatings application industry. Associate members are the suppliers and manufacturers who provide the products and services needed to conduct business. They are a vital part of PDCA's success. Associate Member support ranges from technical to financial.
  • Humanitarian Award - This award is presented for recognition of extraordinary humanitarian achievements by members. These achievements may or may not be involved with the painting or decorating industry.
  • Richard A. Liddeke - Distinguished Service AwardThis award has been established for outstanding, meritorious association and industry service. The purpose of the award is to properly recognize perseverance and extraordinary effort expended in the interest of PDCA for the benefit of its membership. Any member of PDCA in good standing, staff, service provider, consultant, or legal counsel, as well as chapter, council, and forum executives including retired individuals may be eligible for the award. Candidates must have exemplified the highest qualities of personal character and professionalism in the conduct of his/her affairs, contributed outstanding service deserving of commendation, including advancing the ideals and the standards of excellence as prescribed in the PDCA Code of Ethics, significantly furthered the achievement of PDCA objectives, and brought the image of PDCA and our industry to more favorable notice.
  • Al Quilici Outstanding Member Award - This is the highest attainable award presented by PDCA. Candidates shall be active or honorary members. Staff, affiliate and associate members are not eligible. The candidate shall have worked extensively on behalf of PDCA on a nationwide scale in volunteer or appointed capacity. The candidate should embody the integrity, professionalism and devotion to advancing the goals of PDCA that were exhibited by Mr. Quilici.