Keep America Beautiful 2023 National Conference and Keep America Beautiful National Awards Program


The Keep America Beautiful National Conference offers the opportunity for participants to expand their knowledge, hear from industry leaders, share their challenges and successes, and network among their peers.

This is the premier annual educational, training, and networking forum for our National Affiliate Network, partners, sponsors, peer organizations, and everyone interested in benchmarking in any of Keep America Beautiful focus areas of end littering, improve recycling, or beautify communities.


February 20-22, 2023

Washington Hilton

1919 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington, DC.

Have questions about the National Conference?

Please contact April Wennerstrom at


The Keep America Beautiful National Awards program recognizes the best of the best among our network of community-based affiliates, leading corporate partners, and individual volunteers across the country who have committed to delivering cleaner, greener, and more beautiful communities.

Keep America Beautiful recognizes individuals and organizations in the following categories:

  • Individual Achievement Awards
    • Lady Bird Johnson Award (Open to both female and male volunteers)
    • Sue Smith Professional Leadership Award (Affiliate only)
  • Innovation Awards 
    • State and Local Affiliate Innovation Awards (Affiliate Only)
  • State Agency Partnership Recognition Awards 

To apply for the 2022 National Awards Program, please visit us here. If you wish to download a PDF version to review before submitting, go here.
The deadline for 2022 submissions is 5 PM ET on Monday, October 3, 2022.

Keep Mississippi Beautiful encourages our affiliates to apply for one or more awards.

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