22nd Annual International
IT Service Management
Conference & Exhibition
February 18-21, 2018
JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes

IT Excellence Awards - Practitioner Of The Year

Established by Pink Elephant, the Practitioner Of The Year award recognizes an individual who has shown commitment to best practices, continuous improvement and quality principles.

Qualification Criteria

This award is presented to an individual. To be eligible for this award, the nominee must:

  1. Be currently employed full-time in an IT practitioner organization (i.e. not employed as a Consultant or working for an IT services vendor)
  2. Have worked in IT since at least June 1, 2017
  3. Have shown significant commitment to IT best practices (e.g. ITSM, COBIT, CMMI, Lean, Six Sigma, ISO, DevOps, etc.)
  4. Have shown commitment to sharing knowledge about IT best practices both within and outside their employer organization

The Submission Process

Download, complete and submit a submission form by email to Submissions received after December 8, 2017 may not be considered for this current year’s award, but will be retained for the following year.

We will acknowledge receipt of your submission within one business day and request more detailed information as the evaluation and selection process proceeds.

The Evaluation & Selection Process

The Judging Committee will evaluate all submissions and the finalists will be contacted for a phone interview.

Finalists will each qualify for one complimentary pass to Pink Elephant’s 22nd Annual International IT Service Management Conference & Exhibition at the JW Marriott, Grande Lakes, Orlando on February 18-21, 2018 where the winners will be announced. Speak with your Pink Elephant Account Manager or Customer Service Representative for further details.

Announcement Of The Winners

Winners of the “Practitioner Of The Year – 2017” will be announced at the Conference in February 2018. If the winner, or their approved representative, is present at the Conference then a formal presentation (with onsite photography) will be made. However, attendance at the Conference is not a prerequisite for winning an award. Winners do not have to be present at the award presentation.


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