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IDDBA Seeks Nominations for 2021 Champions of Change

Platform recognizes emerging, established leaders in retail bakery, deli, foodservice and dairy
Champions of Change

Who's driving a new vision for deli in your organization? Who's rising in the bakery category? Submit your nominations today for IDDBA's and Winsight Grocery Business’  Champions of Change awards program, which recognizes emerging and established leaders employed in the retail bakery, deli, foodservice and dairy sectors. The deadline for all submissions is March 6, 2021.

Champions of Change, now in its third year, honors individuals from the retailer/wholesaler and supplier/vendor communities who consistently demonstrated excellence and superior results in the previous year. The 2021 honorees will be recognized for achievements in three categories:

  • 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.
  • 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.

Nominations may be submitted through March 6 here. 2021 Champions of Change will be revealed in Winsight Grocery Business’ May/June 2021 print issue and will receive special recognition by Winsight Media and IDDBA.

For the 2020 IDDBA Champions of Change, click here; for the 2019 champions, click here.


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