SSON's Shared Services & Outsourcing Excellence Awards is a globally recognized, annual industry awards ceremony, which honors and celebrates SSC and service delivery teams who have exceeded industry standards in their SS&O initiatives.

Do you have what it takes?

View all of the award categories below and click on any category to complete the application. Email your completed application to Awards Coordinator, Jennifer Rosenfeld, at

Award Submission Deadline has been extended to January 19, 2018

Important Deadlines

Submit your application to - Deadline Extended to January 19, 2018

Award Finalists Announcement - February 15, 2018

Winners Announcement - Main Day Two - March 21st, 2018 @ Excellence Awards Gala Dinner

Excellence Awards Gala

Gala Includes

  • Upscale Dinner
  • Cocktails
  • Live Entertainment and
  • Awards


Individual Tickets $249


  • 6:20PM Champagne Toast
  • 7:00PM Time to get dolled up!
  • 8:00PM Gala Begins
  • 8:15PM Dinner & Entertainment
  • 9:00PM Awards Giveaway

Join us for a pre-gala champagne toast in the Exhibit Hall!

Past Judges

2017 Award Winners


Excellence in Culture Creation:
Winner: SAIC
Runner Up: IBM


Excellence in Process Improvement:
Winner: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Shared Services Center (NSSC)
Runner Up: United States Department of Agriculture


Excellence in Innovation:
Winner: Hewlett Packard Inc
Runner Up: Dell Technologies


Excellence in Value Creation:
Winner: Coca-Cola Refreshments
Runner Up: Lockheed Martin


Excellence in Automation:
Winner: ANZ Bengaluru Hub
Runner Up: AT&T

Terms & Conditions / Further Information


Applying for an Excellence Award is free of charge


You will be invited to attend the Awards Ceremony at Shared Services & Outsourcing Week in the relevant region/country. If you would like to attend the entire conference, please book a place in advance.


In the event your organization becomes a finalist or a winner of an Award, you consent to your company's name being used in promotion for the awards program, either by IQPC directly, or by a third party member of the media covering the awards program and/or awards ceremony.


By submitting your application you hereby accept that you have reviewed the rules and regulations for entries, and agree that all information contained within each entry is 100% accurate.


Only one entry per company per category will be accepted but you may enter all five categories if you wish! Entries will be accepted from end-user companies only. BPOs/consultants/vendors should encourage their clients to enter directly and coach them through the entry process.

Jennifer Rosenfeld, Awards Coordinator
Shared Services & Outsourcing Week | SSON Excellence Awards Gala Dinner | 212-885-2661