September 1, 2020, WINDERMERE, Fla. – IAOP, the association that brings together buyers, providers, and advisors to share knowledge and expertise, today kicks-off of its 2021 award season by opening the application and nomination processes for its line-up.

“Every year, IAOP pays tribute to the individuals and organizations that continue to push the boundaries of what our industry can be,” said Debi Hamill, CEO of IAOP. “Our awards are both comprehensive and inclusive, from the most prestigious Leadership Hall of Fame award that recognizes industry trailblazers, to the Global Impact Sourcing Award celebrating the groundbreaking companies that are making ‘doing well by doing good’ a top priority. I am pleased, once again, to launch the season and invite you to take part.”

Winners will be recognized and awards presented during IAOP's annual Outsourcing World Summit (OWS) in February 2021.


Leadership Hall of Fame (HOF): The industry’s top award is unique in that it recognizes business leaders not only for their contributions to innovative management practices and collaborative business models but just as importantly, for their contributions to society-at-large through measurable outcomes. Nominate now at

Global Excellence in Outsourcing (GEO) Award (BUY-SIDE):  IAOP's GEO Award recognizes buy-side teams at organizations that are developing and implementing innovative practices to create value from collaborative partnerships. Visit for more information.

Global Outsourcing 100 (PROVIDERS & ADVISORS): The annual listing of the world’s best outsourcing service providers and advisors includes leaders and rising stars as well as an optional section for recognizing exceptional collaboration, innovation, and outcomes in strategic partnerships. Visit for more information.

Global Impact Sourcing Award (GISA): IAOP is pleased to announce the third annual GISA awards in partnership with The Rockefeller Foundation. This global award recognizes those organizations that are leaders in Impact Sourcing. Apply today at

The application and nomination process closes on November 1, 2020.

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