Company of the Year
The Company of the Year Award was established to provide a means of recognizing local companies that actively support APICS and the APICS Los Angeles Chapter activities with consistency and on an exceptional basis. Support may be demonstrated through active company policies meeting the award criteria, such as promoting membership or attendance at APICS events, involvement in educational seminars, or incorporating the APICS body of knowledge into the culture of business.
The Board of Directors or any Los Angeles Chapter member, in good standing, may nominate any local company who meets the qualifications listed below. In order to nominate a company, the attached nomination form must be filled in to include written supporting documentation that the company has met or exceeded the award criteria in at least three of five categories.
Volunteer of the Year
APICS Los Angeles Chapter established a Volunteer of the Year program to recognize the outstanding volunteer of the year within the local chapter. This award is presented annually to a member whose accomplishments have been acknowledged as superior. The Board of Directors or any APICS Los Angeles member, in good standing, may nominate any current volunteer who meets the qualifications.
Instructor of the Year
APICS Los Angeles Chapter has also established an Instructor of the Year program to recognize the outstanding instructor of the year within the local chapter. This award is presented annually to an instructor whose instructin and support of other instructors has been acknowledged as superior. The Board of Directors or any APICS Los Angeles Chapter member, in good standing, may nominate any current instructor, in good standing, who meets the qualifications.
The Company of the Year, Volunteer of the Year, and Instructor of the Year awards for prior award years are:
APICS Instructor Development Program
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APICS Chapter Benchmarking and Reporting (CBAR) Program
The C-BAR Program encourages strong organizational management practices, including solid strategic planning, continuity among leadership, and recruiting and retaining members. Individual members also benefit by learning management skills that translate to on-the-job success. These skills involve stronger communication techniques, enhanced writing abilities, expanded leadership acumen, and sound financial practices.
The Chapter's C-Bar submission is generally coordinated by the President and Executive Vice President of a Board term; the Executive VP becomes President in the following Board term year. (In the absence of an Executive Vice President, the President may recruit other Board members as needed.) Gold status is the highest evaluated level - Platinum is awarded on the fifth consecutive year of Gold. The APICS Los Angeles Chapter submissions/standings and the Chapter President leading the submission process: