2014 Excellence in Partnership Awards
The Excellence in Partnership (EIP) Awards honor acquisition officials who have made significant strides in promoting and utilizing multiple award contracting vehicles. Awards will be given to individuals, organizations and contractors involved in procurement with GSA, VA, DHS, DoD and other government agencies. We urge you to take this opportunity to recognize an individual or organization that is deserving of an EIP Award.
Nominations will open for the following prestigious award categories on August 1, 2014:
1. Lifetime Acquisition Excellence Award
Presented to an individual in the procurement community for delivering best-value solutions for the taxpayer and demonstrating a long-term commitment to improving the federal acquisition system.
2. Contractor Savings Award
Presented to a contractor for developing significant innovative solutions that result in savings to the government and the American taxpayer.
3. Government Savings Award (Civilian)
Presented to a civilian agency or individual for developing significant innovative solutions resulting in savings to the government and taxpayer through sound acquisition planning and development, and well defined contracting requirements.
4. Government Savings Award (DoD)
Presented to a Defense department, agency or individual for developing significant innovative solutions resulting in savings to the government and taxpayer through sound acquisition planning and development, and well defined contracting requirements.
5. Myth-Busters Award
Presented to a government agency or individual (DoD or civilian) for facilitating open communication between government and industry during the acquisition process and effectively breaking down communication barriers to create a collaborative procurement environment.
6. Best Veteran Hiring Program
Presented to a government agency or contractor for promoting and executing a robust and successful veteran hiring, teaming or subcontracting program to the benefit of our brave men and women in uniform.
7. Green Excellence in Partnership Award
Presented to a government agency or contractor that has made outstanding sustainability contributions to protect the environment.
Details about the 15th annual EIP Awards ceremony date and venue will be announced once nominations open.