September 25-29, 2017
Hyatt Regency McCormick Place, Chicago, IL
2017 Global Forum Awards

The 2017 Global Forum Excellence Awards honor, recognize and promote the most innovative supply chain practices, solutions and individuals over the past year. The awards are dedicated to recognizing superior thinking, creativity and execution across the full spectrum of supply chain functions.

View all of the award categories below and click on any category to complete the application. Email your completed application to Awards Coordinator, Ciara Rosa, at Ciara.Rosa@iqpc.com

Awards Categories

Below are this year’s award categories reflecting the exciting innovations within the industry

Meet the Judges

  • dan-miricaDan Mirica
    Former Head of Global Logistics, Lonza Biologics
  • arminda monteroArminda Montero
    Global Supply Chain QA Manager, AbbVie
  • carolyn williamsonCarolyn Williamson
    Principal Packaging Engineer, Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • rick calabreseRick Calabrese
    Global Director of Corporate Quality Systems, Sartorius Stedim North America Inc
  • ashley mcadamsAshley McAdams
    Global Supply Chain Manager, End-to-End Operations, GlaxoSmithKline
  • geoffrey glauserGeoff Glauser
    Senior Consultant Supply Chain, HHS/ASPR/BARDA
  • rey chernRey Chern
    Director, Engineering, Amgen
  • michael broughtonMichael Broughton
    Director, Global Logistics, Eli Lilly and Company

Important Deadlines

Download the Applications - NOW!

Submit your application to Ciara.Rosa@iqpc.com – July 21, 2017

Award Finalists Announcement – Week of August 21, 2017

Awards Ceremony - At the Global Forum, September 28, 2017!

2016 Award Winners

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BEST TEMPERATURE CONTROLLED GLOBAL LOGISTICS PROJECT:
Runner Up: Sequence Quality & Compliance Services, Inc.
Honorable Mention: Envirotainer AB

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MOST INNOVATIVE NEW COLD CHAIN TECHNOLOGY OF THE YEAR:
Winner: Cold Chain Technologies and Sonoco ThermoSafe - Certis Platform
Runner Up: Sonoco ThermoSafe - Quarter PMC Passive Pallet Shipper
Honorable Mention: SmartCAE

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MOST SUSTAINABLE TEMPERATURE-CONTROLLED PROJECT:
Winner: Bristol-Myers Squibb
Runner Up: Thermal Shipping Solutions

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MOST EFFECTIVE RISK ASSESSMENT, EVALUATION AND MITIGATION FOR TRANSPORTATION:
Winner: Cryoport

Terms & Conditions / Further Information

 

Applying for an Excellence Award is free of charge

 

Nominations can be submitted by life science manufacturers, wholesalers,CROs, CMOs and biobanks and vendors. In the event that a vendor applies, at least ONE end user client organization, name and contact info must be provided as a reference.

 

Nominees must be in attendance at the Excellence Awards ceremony, Thursday, September 29, in order to receive an award.

 

In the event your organization becomes a finalist or a winner of an Award, you consent to your company's name being used in promotion for the awards program, either by IQPC directly, or by a third party member of the media covering the awards program and/or awards ceremony.

 

By submitting your application you hereby accept that you have reviewed the rules and regulations for entries, and agree that all information contained within each entry is 100% accurate.

 

Only one entry per company per category will be accepted but you may enter all four categories if you wish!

CONTACT:
Ciara Rosa, Awards Coordinator
The 15th Annual Global Forum | Global Forum Excellence Awards
Ciara.Rosa@iqpc.com | 212-885-2661

If you would like to register for 15th Annual Global Forum or just learn more about the event: Visit www.coldchainglobalforum.com or email enquiry@iqpc.com with subject line "Registration Enquiry_CR". You can also call one of the team members at 1-800-882-8684.