The 2013 International Humor Achievement Award (a custom award) goes to… The Humor Project, Inc!


Custom Awards are created, with winners selected, by the nominator. Here’s the nomination for The Humor Project, Inc:

Award Name: The International HA (Humor Achievement) Award
Award Winner: The Humor Project, Inc. (site)
Submitted by JG

The Humor Project has sponsored 55 international humor conferences and workshops over the past 36 years that have attracted tens of thousands of people from all 50 states and six continents. In addition to the 50,000 letters the Humor Project receives each year (before “Google” became a verb) and the millions of folks who have visited their web site and applauded their pioneering work, they have their own panel of judges to vouch for the award above:  Steve Allen and Norman Cousins:

  • “I applaud and appreciate Joel Goodman’s pioneering work on the positive power of humor.”  –Steve Allen (stellar comedian, musician, author, and creator and first host of The Tonight Show)
  • “Enthusiastic congratulations on your ground-breaking work.”  –Norman Cousins (one of the greatest humanitarians of the 20th Century and pioneer in the humor-health field)

Be sure to check out all of the 2013 Corporate Humor Award Winners.