NEXT Conference Honors the Best of the Industry

NEXT Conference Honors the Best of the Industry

Annie Wissner
June 16, 2021

TraceGains Community Award Nominations Now Open

Submit Your Nominations Now

NEXT: Oct. 13-14, 2021

Our peer-driven awards program is open to any organization using TraceGains solutions to streamline business processes, innovate faster, and achieve digital transformation. We're now accepting nominations—nominate yourself, your team, your company, your colleagues, or your suppliers for one of our five award categories. There's no limit on the number of nominations you can submit.

Submit Your Nominations Now

TraceGains is getting the CPG industry back together again, including regulators, industry experts, prominent brands, big-name retailers, suppliers, for two days for what we’re calling NEXT. The past year-and-a-half upended the CPG business, leaving behind a fickle, unpredictable market. We’re here to help stakeholders reconnect with the community to ensure companies get it right. 

This year’s user conference offers attendees:

  • Expert Guidance: We’ve secured the best brains in the business. Attendees can book time with them to answers the burning questions. 

  • Peer Insight: We’ve planned sessions led by leading brand executives sharing best practices. 

  • A Larger Network: NEXT will connect stakeholders from every corner of the industry to discover how much they can do together. 

  • Business Solutions: Attendees will uncover real-world solutions for streamlining business operations, elevating the supply chain, and refining product development results. 

  • A Customized Experience: This collaborative, two-day virtual event features live-streamed expert panel discussions, best practice presentations from industry leaders, interactive roundtables, extensive training, networking, and more. Even better, attendees can pick the sessions and times that work best.

TraceGains Community Awards 2020

TraceGains Community Awards celebrate the boundless ingenuity of the people who are creating and refining best practices that reshape their businesses and, increasingly, their industries. The peer-driven awards program is open to any organization using TraceGains to streamline business processes, innovate faster, and achieve digital transformation. 

TraceGains CEO Gary Nowacki recognized last year's award winners in this LinkedIn video update.

  1. Collaboration Award: This honor acknowledges companies with seamless collaboration across departments and external supply chain partners through TraceGains solutions. 2020's Collaboration Award went to Katie Jantti, Janel Keep, Andrew Herndon, and Katelyn Ehrnman at Corbion

  2. Leadership Award: This award recognizes companies that have driven business transformation by integrating TraceGains solutions into the company culture. The 2020 Leadership Award went to Tom Dubinski, Joe Pilewski, and Kyle Scalzo from Arizona Nutritional Supplements

  3. TraceGains Power User Award: This accolade highlights users who have demonstrated an advanced and innovative implementation of TraceGains solutions. 2020’s Power User Award went to Kim Wadino from SugarCreek Packing Co.

  4. TraceGains Network Award: This award highlights the dedication to using TraceGains Network to connect with customers and revolutionize information exchange. Angela Echols and Kelsey Lang from Bay State Milling Co. took home the 2020 TraceGains Network Award. 

  5. Retailer of the Year: This final award recognizes retail companies that have achieved the most significant number of connections and engagement on TraceGains Network. Elaine Gartner and the team from Schnucks Markets earned the 2020 Retailer of the Year award.

What’s NEXT?

Its that time of year again. We’ve opened the nomination process for this year's awards, which well present at the NEXT conference in October. Submit your nomination here