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Supply Chain Advancement – Private Sector

Eligibility & Criteria

  • Company.
  • The company shows ambitious but realistic supply chain goals important to the industry and society.
  • Demonstrates investment in localizing the supply chain such as facilities, workforce development, and training.
  • The company is driving the advancement of the supply chain through adoption of new, innovative supply chain investments and/or practices.
  • The project goes above and beyond standard supply chain investment, having a significant, long-lasting impact such as job creation, community reinvestment, or infrastructure improvements.

Business Network board members, Awards Committee, and jurors are ineligible to submit for individual awards during their terms of service. Their company is still permitted to submit a nomination, in which case the individual Board member, committee member, or juror will be recused from judging for that category.

Process & Submission Requirements

Application materials must be submitted as a single PDF file via the online portal. Use the Award Nomination Template to create your submission. Each page must include the entry category, project title (as applicable), and page number at the top. Use 12-point Times New Roman font, single space. The Award Application submission should include:

  • Title page: Include the name (company, project name, and project location (as applicable).
  • Nomination Overview: Include the Nominated Name (company); Nominating Name (if different entity); Submitting company’s name, email; Nominated Point of Contact/s name, email; Short Description (75 words or less).  NOTE: This description will provide the basis for all publicity for the nomination. 
  • Executive Summary (max 500 words): A brief overview of the project. Explain all factors that exhibit the project’s uniqueness and complexity, such as innovative engineering, challenges faced, and overall social impact.
  • Description (min 300 words | max 2,000 words): Address the criteria for the category you are entering. Describe why this project is worthy of special recognition. Entrants may use text, photos, graphics, organizational charts as needed.
  • Overview (do not exceed 5 pages): Showcase organizational information, project description/approach (including problem solved, if applicable), implementation strategy, results and outcomes, as well as outlines key participants/team members, owner/client (if applicable), and images. Access the Submission Template.
  • Images: High resolution headshot or group photo and company logo (300 dpi).

All applicants will be judged solely on their submitted materials.

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