27 March 2011 | Paul Snell
are just three weeks left to send in your entries for this year’s CIPS Supply Management Awards.
deadline for submissions to be eligible the profession’s premiere prize-giving event
is 15 April.
is the time to act if you want to be considered for one of the 10 team or two
individual awards that recognise the best in purchasing and supply chain. We
hope to smash the record for number of entries received once again this year,
up from the 222 received in 2010.
you think your team has enhanced the reputation of the profession or contributed
to the public good? If so, you could be a candidate for 2011’s new award Best
Contribution to the Reputation of the Procurement Profession.
maybe you work for an inspirational leader that has changed the way procurement
is carried out at your organisation? Why not reward them with a nomination for
the CIPS Procurement and Supply Chain Management Professional of the Year
you have chosen the categories you wish to enter and prepared your submissions,
register and upload your entry at www.cipssmawards.com.
You can find extra guidance on how to
enter by clicking here.
nominations shortlist will be revealed on 23 June. This year’s judging panel is
chaired by David Smith, commercial director at the Department for Work and
Pensions and CIPS vice-president.
ceremony will take place on 14 September at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London
with a top comedian set to compère on the night. Past hosts have included Rob
Brydon, Dara O’Briain and Michael McIntyre.
year’s headline sponsor is BravoSolution, and the event is also supported by
RS, Hays Procurement, American Express and Qinetiq Commerce Decisions.