Nominations are currently being accepted 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. Nominations may be submitted online through March 11, 2022.
Champions of Change, now in its fourth year, honors individuals from the retailer/wholesaler and supplier/vendor communities who consistently demonstrated excellence and superior results in the previous year. 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.
The 2022 Champions of Change class will be revealed on WinsightGroceryBusiness.com in June and will receive special recognition by Winsight Media and IDDBA at the IDDBA Show, scheduled for June 5-7, 2022.