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ABOUT THE EVOLUTION OF MANUFACTURING AWARDS:

Do you know of a company on the cutting edge of manufacturing? The Evolution of Manufacturing Awards, presented by Alliance Industrial Solutions, recognize Northern Ohio manufacturers and technology companies that have adapted to a global economy through improved operations, products or services. Nominations will be accepted through Friday, November 8, 2019. Honorees will be announced in early December and recognized at the 2020 Evolution of Manufacturing Conference in February, at the Tri-C Manufacturing Technology Center of Excellence.

ELIGIBILITY:

Any business engaged in the manufacturing industry within the Northern Ohio region (Ashland, Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Erie, Geauga, Huron, Lake, Lorain, Medina, Portage, Stark, Summit, Tuscarawas and Wayne) is eligible for an Evolution of Manufacturing award. Consultants and nonprofit organizations are not eligible.

NOMINATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Complete all the information on the nomination form. 

SECTION ONE Provide basic contact information about the person submitting the nomination form. This individual will likely represent the nominated company or individual or be familiar with the company’s operations. 

SECTION TWO Provide basic information about the company being nominated, including size, industry and key personnel. 

SECTION THREE Explain how the company has adapted to the changing manufacturing world, as well as global economy. Be specific. So tell us: How have your manufacturing operations evolved over the past decade? What challenges has your organization encountered as part of its growth and what steps have you taken to adapt to them? What makes your operations, product or management style deserving of a 2020 Evolution of Manufacturing Award?


For more information, please contact Molly Carpenter at 440.250.7039 or mcarpenter@sbnonline.com.

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ABOUT THE SMART CULTURE PROGRAM:
In March 2020, the Smart Culture Conference will recognize organizations that have developed a culture that bolsters productivity, enhances job satisfaction and provides a competitive advantage in the marketplace. This program will explore how culture can become an asset to drive performance, transform your organization into an employer-of-choice and ultimately impact the bottom line.

The 2020 Smart Culture Awards will spotlight leading companies in Northeast Ohio where culture plays a crucial role in a company's success. Nominations will be accepted through Friday, December 13, 2019.


ELIGIBILITY:
Eligible Smart Culture nominees must be an organization with a physical office in the Northeast Ohio region.


NOMINATION INSTRUCTIONS:
Complete all the information on the nomination form.
SECTION ONE Provide basic contact information about the person submitting the nomination form. This individual will likely represent the nominated company or individual or be familiar with the company’s operations.
SECTION TWO Provide basic information about the company being nominated, including size, industry and key personnel.
SECTION THREE Answer each essay question.

For more information, please contact Molly Carpenter at 440.250.7039 or mcarpenter@sbnonline.com.


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