The IACCM Innovation and Excellence Awards



As an association whose purpose is to improve the quality and integrity of trading relationships, we understand the importance of recognizing individuals and organizations that are achieving the highest standards in the field of contract and commercial management. Let's celebrate our global innovation and excellence success stories together!

In 2020 we have TEN categories to choose from:

Award for Operational Improvement
Initiatives that have delivered significant business value through an improved commercial or contracting process or practices.

Award for Strategic Direction
Initiatives that have raised the strategic profile and contribution of the commercial or contracting process or function.

Award for Outstanding Service Provider
For consultants, service or application providers who have led or enabled high-value initiatives at client organizations.

Award for Delivering Social and Economic Benefit
Initiatives that deliver meaningful change and significant impact, fulfilling the vision of IACCM.

Award for Personal Initiative
For an individual practitioner who has shown outstanding leadership or endeavor in delivering value and raising the profile of contract and commercial management and in managing contracts fairly and openly. We are looking for professionals across the globe who can demonstrate success in creating an atmosphere of openness, cooperation, trust, honesty, commitment and mutual understanding among team members and between contracting parties. You can nominate yourself, someone on your team or an individual from one of your customer or supplier relationships.

Innovation in Crisis Award 
This award recognizes individuals and teams that have demonstrated true creativity and adaptability in responding to a crisis, particularly this year in light of the Covid-19 pandemic.

IACCM CEO Future 2025 Award – Realising the Unimaginable!
Imagining the unimaginable and realizing it requires:

  • The use of imagery and wild imagination
  • Constantly asking “what if”
  • Questioning reality
  • Open and relaxed minds

This Award recognizes dynamic, winning and inspirational vision, people and teams who challenge conventional thinking and provide inspiring direction – they imagine the unimaginable and make it happen!

IACCM and Elevate Award for Inclusion and Diversity 
An award for organizations or individuals who demonstrate passion for diversity and inclusion, have removed barriers and improved the working experience and engagement of employees and have delivered meaningful change and significant business benefit as a consequence.

IACCM and OCP Award for “Open Contracting Impact” 
This award is given to a public sector organization that has successfully implemented open contracting and how that transparency is demonstrably changing lives. 

IACCM & State of Flux Award for Excellence in Supplier Relationship Management (SRM)
This award is given to organizations that have successfully implemented an SRM program.