Champions of Change

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Champions of Change

 

 

 

Nominations are closed for GMDC’s and Winsight Grocery Business’ 2020 Champions of Change awards program which will once again recognize emerging and established leaders employed in the GM, HBW, nonfoods, and retail technology categories. Winners will be announced during the virtual event and viewing will be available on-demand to all conference participants. 

 

Champions of Change annually honors recipients from the retailer, wholesaler, supplier, vendor, and service provider communities who consistently demonstrate excellence and superior results logged between May 1, 2019 – May 1, 2020 in the three categories listed below.

The 2020 class of Champions of Change also will be revealed in Winsight Grocery Business’s October 2020 print issue.

Emerging Champions

 

Recognizes inspirational retail industry professionals from the retail, supplier and service provider communities in the general merchandise; health, beauty and wellness; nonfoods; and retail technology solutions sectors. These industry leaders are making a mark—and a difference—in their stores, companies and communities through demonstrated leadership, results-oriented achievements, peer mentoring and related exceptional contributions to their companies’ overall success. 

Legendary Champions

 

Recognizes established, senior-level business leaders from the retail, supplier and service provider communities in the general merchandise; health, beauty and wellness; nonfoods; and retail technology solutions sectors. These industry professionals consistently demonstrate outstanding leadership, dynamic vision, inventive strategic direction and innovative solution-building while providing exemplary inspiration for a new generation of up-and-coming leaders.

Hometown Heroes

 

As we work, partner and live together during these uncertain times, we have not had to look very far for Hometown Heroes in the retail, supplier and service provider communities in the general merchandise; health, beauty and wellness; nonfoods; and retail technology solutions sectors. Hometown Heroes stand out for their above-and-beyond acts of dedication, compassion, thoughtfulness and joy as they work to keep customers and associates safe, healthy and protected in their local communities. 

Nomination Instructions

 

  • Nomination period: June 8, 2020-July 22, 2020
  • All Champions of Change nominations must be submitted via the official online entry form.
  • All nominations must provide convincing details of extraordinary achievements such as executing impactful merchandising programs and initiatives that deliver significant financial and/or strategic objectives, demonstrate astute problem-solving acumen, and surpass performance benchmarks attained during the May 1, 2019-May 1, 2020 timeframe.
  • Information furnished on nomination forms will be used to judge applicants, as well as to serve as the basis of write-ups for Champions of Change profiles in WGB’s October issue. 
  • All nominations must include a high-resolution .jpg (300 dpi) digital photo; winners’ photos will be published in the October 2020 issue of Winsight Grocery Business, the Champions of Change event program and on WGB’s website.
  • All winners/nominators will be notified by the end of July 2020.
  • Questions? Email [email protected]

 

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