The MDRT Culture of Excellence Awards recognize the best of the best across six specific areas of agency management. The awards honor leadership contributions to the overall success of each team and set a new global standard for achievement in financial services leadership.
The MDRT Center for Field Leadership will help guide your journey to excellence through resources and content on how to improve in the six key benchmarks for the award.
MDRT Center members can qualify for the MDRT Culture of
Excellence Awards by submitting agency data related to:
MDRT/MDRT Academy Membership
*Award qualifiers must be 2023 MDRT Center members (joining no later than April 1, 2023) and must also be 2024 MDRT Center members.
The following criteria for the MDRT Culture of Excellence Awards set a global standard of excellence. Leaders who achieve them embody the top-tier model of successful agency leadership.
Members Earn the Award on One of Three Levels
3 out of 6 criteria met
4 out of 6 criteria met
5 out of 6 criteria met
Award applications may be submitted for qualifying members from January 8 to March 15, 2024. Winners will be announced by April 30, 2024, and honored at an award ceremony at the MDRT Annual Meeting and MDRT Global Conference.
The following criteria for the MDRT Culture of Excellence Awards set a global standard. Leaders who achieve them embody the top-tier model of successful agency leadership.
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The award application fee for the 2024 MDRT Culture of Excellence Awards is USD 200.
|1. Production||The agency must increase its annual production over the previous year by at least 25%.||
|2. Retention||The agency must have at least a 75% annual agent retention rate.||
|3. Recruitment||The agency must have at least a 20% annual agency recruitment rate.||
|4. Persistency (13th month)||The agency must have at least a 90% 13th month persistency rate.||
|5. Whole Person||
Must complete both in current year:
|6. MDRT/MDRT Academy Membership||75% of agents in your agency must be either current members of MDRT (if eligible) or the MDRT Academy, for countries/territories where the MDRT Academy is available.||