Press Release


Windermere, FL, August 29, 2023 – IAOP is thrilled to announce the opening of its highly anticipated award season on September 1.  Since its inception, IAOP has been dedicated to recognizing and promoting excellence in outsourcing and strategic partnerships. IAOP recognition programs serve as a platform to acknowledge those who have consistently raised the bar, exhibited innovation, consistently been best-in-class strategic partners and showcased outstanding contributions to the industry.

"We are excited to kick off another award season, a time when we get the opportunity to learn about and recognize the remarkable accomplishments of individuals, organizations, and partnerships that continue to shape the outsourcing landscape,” said Debi Hamill, IAOP’s CEO. “These awards recognize excellence, innovation, collaboration and the unwavering commitment to driving positive change in our industry."

The awards featured in this season are:

  • Global Outsourcing 100: The Global Outsourcing 100 showcases the world's best outsourcing service providers and advisors. Applicants are judged according to 18 criteria, including revenue growth, number of employees, the skills and training of their workforce, the number of technical and business certifications they have secured, the track record of the management team, and the quality of customer service.
  • Global Impact Sourcing Awards: The Global Impact Sourcing awards evaluates how buyers or providers are creating jobs in underserved areas. These can be anywhere in the world and criteria is based on how they impact local communities with these jobs and the efforts undertaken to ensure success in these communities, i.e. outreach and training programs.
  • Recognition for Excellence in Strategic Partnerships: This category spotlights buyer- and provider-side organizations that have demonstrated excellence, innovation, and value creation in their strategic partnerships, fostering growth and success for all parties involved.
  • IAOP Leadership Hall of Fame Award: Recognizing individuals who have made a lasting impact on the outsourcing profession, the Hall of Fame Award honors their exceptional contributions, thought leadership, social impact and dedication.

Nominations/applications will be accepted starting September 1, 2023, through IAOP’s website at Organizations and individuals are encouraged to submit their applications and nominations showcasing their outstanding achievements in the industry. The deadline for submissions is November 1 for all awards except the Leadership Hall of Fame, which accepts nominations on a rolling basis.

The winners will be announced and celebrated this spring at OWS24, the premier gathering of industry professionals, thought leaders, and experts from around the world.

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