Deadline for SIG's Future of Sourcing Awards is Quickly Approaching

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Industry awards program that highlights best in transformation and innovation accepting nominations until May 15, 2019

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These awards recognize not only those service providers who are creating innovation, but also—and perhaps more importantly—the practitioner organizations that are breaking through barriers with groundbreaking solutions to everyday issues.

SIG, the premier membership organization for sourcing, procurement and outsourcing today announces that the deadline for submissions to the second annual Future of Sourcing Awards is May 15, 2019. Nominations are being accepted in eight team categories and two individual categories. These awards will celebrate companies and individuals that are transforming, innovating and leading the sourcing and outsourcing industry. The following are the areas the team awards will recognize: 

  • Sourcing  
  • Outsourcing  
  • Third Party Management  
  • Supplier Performance  
  • Digitization  
  • Governance/Compliance  
  • Talent Management  
  • Sustainability 

The companies that win these awards will represent the best example of innovation in each category, showing the greatest achievement in terms of fundamentally changing the nature of their business. The event will also honor two individuals in the Rising Star and Sourcing Star categories for demonstrating ingenuity, initiative and innovation in their careers. 

“The world of sourcing is often not seen as an area that creates innovation,” says Dawn Tiura, President and CEO of SIG. “Yet, with insight into every part of the business, the sourcing function is uniquely poised to make a transformative impact. These awards recognize not only those service providers who are creating innovation, but also—and perhaps more importantly—the practitioner organizations that are breaking through barriers with groundbreaking solutions to everyday issues.”   

“We are thrilled to have the opportunity to celebrate these companies and individuals that are pioneering innovation and elevating the industry,” adds Heather Schleicher, SIG’s Senior Director of Marketing. “We are grateful that so many companies and individuals have shown such an interest in this program and look forward to honoring the nominees and finalists this fall.” 

More information can be found about the nomination process, selection criteria and entry requirements on the Future of Sourcing Awards website. Sourcing professionals on the buy-side and the service providers are encouraged to look closely at their business functions and relationships and submit a nomination on their own behalf, on behalf of a team or on behalf of a partner that has helped transform their business. 

About SIG 

SIG, is a membership organization that provides thought leadership and networking opportunities to executives in sourcing, procurement and outsourcing from Fortune 500 and Global 1000 companies and the advisors who serve them. SIG is widely known as a forum for sharing “next” practices and thought leadership through live networking events, virtual forums and a comprehensive online SIG resource center (SRC), which was developed by and for professionals in sourcing and outsourcing. The organization is unique in that it blends practitioners, service providers and advisory firms in a non-commercial environment. SIG is also the parent organization for SIG University, a one-of-a-kind certification and training program for professionals and executives seeking deep expertise in sourcing and governance for themselves or their teams, as well as Future of Sourcing, a digital publication which provides unrivaled digital content for the opinion-formers and decision-makers at the heart of the outsourcing space.

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