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IDDBA Seeks Nominations for 2020 Champions of Change

Industry recognition platform will recognize emerging and established leaders at trade association’s June confab
Champions of Change

Nominations are being accepted for IDDBA's and Winsight Grocery Business’ 2020 Champions of Change awards program, which will once again recognize emerging and established leaders employed in the retail bakery, deli, foodservice and dairy sectors.

Now in its second year, Champions of Change honors recipients from the retailer/wholesaler and supplier/vendor communities who consistently demonstrated excellence and attained superior results between Feb. 1, 2019, and March 1, 2020, in three categories:

Emerging Champions

Recognizes inspirational food industry professionals (titles from director level and below) from the retail, supplier and service provider communities in bakery, deli, foodservice/prepared foods and dairy who 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 senior-level business leaders (titles of VP or higher) who 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.

Store Department Directors/Managers

Recognizes high-performing, results-oriented retail store department managers and assistant department managers in the following store categories: bakery, deli, foodservice/prepared foods and dairy.

The deadline for nominations is March 2, 2020.

Food industry professionals chosen as a 2020 Champions of Change will be revealed in Winsight Grocery Business’ May 2020 print issue and featured in a gallery on its website. They will also be personally recognized at an awards celebration event during IDDBA 20 in Indianapolis on June 1, 2020.

The full list of IDDBA’s 2019 Champions of Change can be found here.

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