2015 Leadership Awards
The Awards honor influential and innovative entrepreneurs who are transforming the way the specialty food industry does business.
The Specialty Food Association Leadership honor Association members who are true leaders in the $88.3 billion specialty food industry, and beyond. These leaders are making a difference by advancing food standards in society with their commitment to creating social and environmental impact through their innovation and vision.
The judges, a panel of specialty food professionals and industry influencers, will meet at SFA’s New York office to evaluate entries and choose the winners. Winners will be honored at a special ceremony on January 11, 2015 at the 2015 Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco.
The awards honor leaders whose work is exceptional in these arenas:
- Practices and business models
- Advancing food standards
- Championing positive role of food in society
The Leadership Awards are open to Specialty Food Association members in good standing. Nominations are welcome from individuals outside the Association; however the nominee must be an Association member.
Awards are considered for the qualities of:
For improving the lives of people and communities in areas such as the environment, sustainability, hunger relief and literacy.
For advancing best practices in the food industry to create economic opportunity and improve the quality of life for food industry personnel.
For pioneering new approaches, innovative products and business models that have set in motion positive change and progress.
To learn about becoming a Specialty Food Association member, go to the Membership Page here.