QCS Purchasing annually recognizes the best of the best in collaboration, marketing, leadership, and quality within the QCS Purchasing Cooperative community. And new for 2021, QCS will be recognizing philanthropic efforts of our members and supply partners during the QCS Leadership Conference for making significant contributions to charitable organizations in their communities. There is no fee to submit entries. All QCS members and supply partners are invited and encouraged to enter no matter how big or small the organization, budget, or audience.
Award finalists and outstanding member achievements will be acknowledged throughout the conference including the Opening General Session, Product Excellence Luncheon, and Awards Gala. Visit the QCS Awards entry page here to learn more about criteria and how to enter. The entry deadline is August 4, 2021. Read on to learn more about the various awards.
Collaboration Awards – Delivering excellence through a joint effort (view handout)
The QCS Purchasing Cooperative Collaboration Awards honor initiatives that deliver excellence through the joint efforts of a member and supply partner working together to either solve a problem or achieve the desired outcome. This work can include new packaging innovation, new product launch, cost savings, regulatory compliance, supply chain efficiency/effectiveness, operational improvement, process improvement, etc. Award entries are open to all QCS members and supply partners. Learn more…
Outstanding Marketing Awards – Capturing interest and inspiring to take action (view handout)
The QCS Purchasing Cooperative Outstanding Marketing Awards honor industry member and supply partner organizations whose creative integrated marketing campaigns have stood out and earned attention in the ever-changing foods manufacturing industry. The integrated campaigns can range from a variety of initiatives, such as product packaging, print collateral, social media campaigns, websites, trade shows, events, etc. Outstanding achievements in marketing will be awarded to one QCS member company and one QCS Supply Partner. Award entries are open to all QCS members and supply partners. Learn more…
Philanthropic Recognition – Making a difference in the community
New for 2021, QCS will be recognizing the philanthropic efforts of our members and supply partners during the QCS Leadership Conference for making significant contributions to charitable organizations in their communities. We invite organizations that have played an integral role in mutual aid, volunteer, and pooled fundraising efforts to submit their initiatives for recognition. Learn more about the criteria for recognition and how to submit your entries here. Award entries are open to all QCS members and supply partners.