The NASPO Awards celebrate the outstanding contributions of individuals to the field of public procurement. These awards recognize excellence in various aspects of procurement, including innovation, leadership, and service to the profession.
A NASPO Emerging Leader is an individual in state procurement who demonstrates specific leadership characteristics and competencies. These awards will recognise a rising star in procurement who is not in a management position and an Emerging Leader who is newer to a leadership position, displaying strong leadership commitment and skills.
The art of motivating and influencing groups of people towards a common goal. Leadership is also maintaining a work culture conducive to career development and talent cultivation.
Creating new and improved ways to solve problems and streamline efficiencies. Working towards solutions to problems on the horizon.
Demonstrating quality and value of procurements and initiatives that lead to increased customer satisfaction and customer engagement.
Incorporating ethical behaviors into everyday operations. Doing the right thing when no one is looking, even when there are negative consequences associated with it.