This award is given to individuals in recognition of the highest
level of achievement, extraordinary contributions and distinguished
service to IPC and in the advancement of the industry, including
the creation of a spirit of mutual esteem, respect and recognition
among members consistent with the goals and mission of the IPC on
a long term basis. This is the highest level of recognition that
IPC can give to a member and is based on exceptional merit over
a long term basis, the operative imperative being long term.