JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Feb. 28, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Sourcing Industry Group (SIG), the premier membership organization for sourcing, procurement and outsourcing, today announces that the nomination process for its second-annual Future of Sourcing Awards is now open.
The Future of Sourcing Awards program celebrates companies and individuals that are transforming, innovating and leading the sourcing and outsourcing industry in the following critical categories:
- Third Party Management
- Supplier Performance
- Talent Management
The winner of each award will represent the best example of innovation in each category, showing the greatest achievement in terms of fundamentally changing the nature of their business. In addition, the event will include two individual awards—the Rising Star and Sourcing Star awards to recognize individuals who have demonstrated ingenuity, initiative and innovation in their careers.
"This awards program celebrates companies who are fundamentally moving the industry forward in new and innovative ways," says Dawn Tiura, President and CEO of SIG. "Last year's finalists and winners set a high bar. We are excited to hold this annual awards program at the fall Global Executive Summit and share these transformative projects that are elevating the sourcing community."
More information on the nomination process, selection criteria and entry requirements can be found on the Future of Sourcing Awards website.
In 2018, the inaugural Future of Sourcing Awards program was held in Rancho Mirage, California, at SIG's Global Executive Summit. Nine teams received awards in eight categories. Two individual awards and a Lifetime Achievement Award were presented, and five people were inducted into the Sourcing Supernova Hall of Fame. The complete list of winners and finalists in each category, along with the details about their innovative entries and photos from the event are available on the website.
- 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.
SOURCE Sourcing Industry Group