GSA Global Sourcing Awards

Entries are open for the inaugural GSA Global Sourcing Awards 2018!

This event will bring together over 400 of the world’s leading strategic sourcing suppliers, support providers and buyers. Best practice will be rewarded and celebrated, and the efforts of companies and individuals who have demonstrated excellence in the strategic sourcing world in 2017/18 will be recognised.

The GSA Global Sourcing Awards will take place at the same time as the 2-day GSA Global Sourcing Summit on 1 – 2 October 2018 in Cape Town, South Africa.

Choose from 20 categories


01 – BPO Contract of the Year

02 – IT Outsourcing Project of the Year

03 – Automation Project of the Year

04 – Service Provider of the Year

05 – Law Firm of the Year

06 – Consultancy of the Year

07 – Partner Collaboration Project of the Year

08 – Digital Transformation Project of the Year

09 – Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility

10 – Innovation Project of the Year

11 – Global Destination of the Year

12 – Shared Service Centre of the Year

13 – Customer Experience Provider of the Year

14 – Buyer of Strategic Sourcing Services of the Year

15 – Award for Delivering Business Value in Global Strategic Sourcing

16 – Excellence in Skills Development

17 – Software Vendor/Business Partner of the Year

18 – African Delivery Destination of the Year

19 – African Service Provider of the Year

20 – African Outsourcing Project of the Year

how to enter - 3 easy stages


STAGE 1 – Apply for the Awards


Open the Entry Pack, decide which categories you wish to enter and familiarise yourself with the general entry rules.

You may enter more than one category and you can submit more than one project per category.

The same project can be submitted in more than one category.

Entry fee: £199 + VAT. This will allow you to submit to multiple categories.

STAGE 2 – Write your Submissions


Please make sure that you mention on your submission which category the submission is for.

Please set out your submission using the Key Headings. These Key Headings are weighted to help you identify areas of the utmost importance and judges will give preference to award submissions that adhere to them. Headings are key, the bullet points are provided as a suggestion.

Please include your word count at the end of your submission. Entries that go over the word count will be penalised (all text over the word count will not be judged).



STAGE 3 – Submit for the Awards


Please email your submissions to

Each entry must include the following:


  • Main submission content
  • 500-word synopsis (must adhere to the synopsis guidelines set out in this document) per category
  • Optional supporting material – this supporting material is used only in the case of a judging deadlock





Entries must be received no later than 5pm, Friday 10 August 2017

Please direct all queries to the GSA on or call +44(0)207 292 8680