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GSA Professional awards are a distinct set of accolades recognising talent in outsourcing and shared services, showcasing individuals and function teams who make a big difference, but remain largely unsung in the wider context of the global sourcing industry. 

Why enter?

    Shortlisted applicants receive:

    • A place on the GSA UK ‘Hall of Fame’
    • Press coverage from the GSA UK in the SourcingFocus newsletter
    • Social media coverage from GSA UK channels
    • Finalist logo to display on your website and in your signature
    • Global recognition of you/your company
    • Opportunity to present at GSA events

    In addition to the above, winning applicants receive:

    • Global recognition as an award winner- a boost to your/your organisation’s worldwide reputation and team motivation
    • Winner’s logo to display on your website and in your signature
    • Dedicated mentions in our fortnightly newsletter.
    • Dedicated post on our GSA UK LinkedIn

    key dates

    Entries Close

    7th October 2022

    Shortlist Announced

    17th October 2022

    Live Judging for

    Programme Categories

    31st October 2022

    Awards Ceremony

    22nd November 2022

    The Categories are...

    Individual Categories

    1. Rising Star of the Year for the best emerging talent of 2021

    2. Manager of the Year for managers who truly inspire their teams 

    3. Advisor of the Year for superstar lawyers and business gurus 

    4. Consultant of the Year for the best supply side experts of 2021

    5. Automation and AI Champion of the Year for the best talent in the hottest tech topic of 2021

    6. Digital Champion of the Year for those delivering results through digital transformation 

    7. Strategic Leader of the Year for business leaders showing true class 

    8. Start Up Entrepreneur of the Year for those excelling in their fields on a trajectory for great success.

    9. Analyst / Influencer of the Year

    Team Categories

    10. Strategic Sourcing Function of the Year for excellence in the end to end lifecycle of sourcing partnering and relationship management

    11. Procurement Team of the Year for teams delivering excellence in their procurement function

    12. Governance Team of the Year for teams striving towards applying industry best practice and governance

    13. Vendor Management Team of the Year for those delivering significant value across supplier management

    14. Bid Management Team of the Year for supremoes in putting forward the best winning proposals

    15. Customer Experience Team of the Year for the best teams delivering excellence in customer experience

    16. Software Development Team of the Year for innovative teams delivering value through tech development

    17. Best Nearshore Team for teams showcasing excellence and delivering value in nearshore delivery of services

    18. Best Farshore Team for teams showcasing excellence and delivering value in farshore delivery of services

    19. Shared Services Team of the Year for providing ultimate value to colleagues across the world

    20. Entrepreneurial Team of the Year for teams striving for innovation in their fields.

    Programme Categories

    21. Skills Development Programme of the Year for the most innovative approach to upskilling talent.

    22. Inclusion and Diversity Programme of the Year for those going the extra mile to achieve equality in the workplace.

    23. Supplier Diversity Programme of the Year for those partnering and investing with a broad portfolio of smaller players

    How to enter

    Please download the Professional Awards Entry Pack.

    Complete the entry form here when you know which awards you plan to enter for.

    Complete the submissions form here when you are ready to submit your submission and synopsis.


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