The 2022 RMI Analytics Brewing Supply Awards recognizes excellence in the supply of malt products to the brewing industry through transformative innovations, sustainability initiatives and supply chain agility
The Global Brewing Supply Awards connect the world’s brewing industry leaders through its annual event and year-round through its leadership program to celebrate enterprise excellence. Attended by 300 business leaders, entrepreneurs and media representatives, participants will have the unique opportunity to network, exchange ideas and celebrate with the Global top business leaders. Taking place at a special venue in Antwerp, this special gala event is a must attend for anyone in the global barley, malt, beer and hops world.
Finalists and winners will be catapulted into the spotlight with the business winner is allowed to carry the prestigious title of Global Brewing Supply Award winner on all its communication for two years. New business opportunities will flow as your public profile increases. So, with great global exposure, a competitive advantage and an opportunity to grow your business world, there’s a lot to celebrate.
Why enter this Award nomination?
- Reward and motivate your team – send a message to your team that their achievements are worth shouting about at a national level.
- Build trust and confidence – attract new customers, partners, investors and talent by setting your company apart from your competitors and prove your corporate credentials.
- Grow your profile and reach – take advantage of our year-round PR and content marketing program. The Winner has right to use the Awards logo on it`s communication.
- Benchmark your business performance – get guaranteed feedback and see how you perform against market leaders across all industries.
- Attend the awards ceremony – every finalist receives a free place to attend the event, to network and celebrate alongside 300 business leaders.
Winners of the 2022 RMI Analytics Brewing Supply Awards will be recognized in each of the following two categories:
Maltsters who have an operational plant capable of outputting more than 50KT of malt annually and who have implemented over the past 3 years projects and/or programs which have either essentially transformed the agricultural, manufacturing and/or sales & distribution characteristics of the malting industry as recognized by their customers & industry peers.
Maltsters who have an operational plant capable of outputting less than 50KT of malt annually and who have implemented over the past 3 years projects and/or programs which have either essentially transformed the agricultural, manufacturing and/or sales & distribution characteristics of the malting industry as recognized by their customers & industry peers.
Each company may submit no more than one entry for each Category.
Step 1 – Call for nominations
Companies can start applying 15 Dec 2021 when the registration process for applications will open on the RMI Analytics website.
We will be expanding the number of awards given out this year from three to six award winners, and there will be two categories of award presentations.
Category A – Maltsters who have an operational plant capable of outputting more than 50KT of malt annually and who have implemented over the past 3 years projects and/or programs which have either essentially transformed the agricultural, manufacturing and/or sales & distribution characteristics of the malting industry as recognized by their customers & industry peers.
Category B – Maltsters who have an operational plant capable of outputting less than 50KT of malt annually and who have implemented over the past 3 years projects and/or programs which have either essentially transformed the agricultural, manufacturing and/or sales & distribution characteristics of the malting industry as recognized by their customers & industry peers.
Step 2 – Shortlisting of applicants
Based on the award criteria a shortlist of 3 for each Category is developed through initial research and evaluation of the applicants. This process is facilitated and supervised by RMI Analytics. Quantitative voting by the Jury is used for this step.
Deadline: 31 Jan 2022
Step 3 – Preparation of the evaluation booklet
Jury members have the right to request personal interviews with applicant to verify members assumptions. An evaluation booklet is then prepared for each of the applicants including full profiles, interviews and caselets.
Deadline: 15 Feb 2022
Step 4 – Jury vote
The Jury votes individually and anonymously.
Deadline 16 Feb 2022
Step 5 – Announcing the winners
Deadline: 30 March 2022 during Gala Dinner
- Overall originality, creativity & intent of concept within the areas of, Innovation, Sustainability and Supply Chain Agility
- Value to the malting industry (how well do the innovation, sustainability and supply chain initiatives address a clearly defined problem, desire, or opportunity)
- Game-changer (potential impact and disruption in their Category and the malting industry as a whole)
- Sustainable & Potential for Growth (sound business model and market opportunity)
- Marketing of innovation, sustainability, and supply chain successes (quality of story, size of reach, creativity in campaigns, targeted channels)
- Implementation & Performance (go-to-market strategy and entries with track record will be rewarded)
×Jeff GrajewskiPrincipal Owner of RMI Analytics
Jeff GrajewskiPrincipal Owner of RMI Analytics
Emma FowlerProcurement Specialist
Sylvia KoppBeer- Sommelier
Danielle BekkerSupply Chain Specialist
Marc RauschmannQuality Specialist
Mr. Jeff Grajewski is a principal owner of RMI Analytics GmbH. Jeff has over 30 years of experience in the consumer food & beverage industry, having held several various senior management roles in R & D, manufacturing, and procurement, and has been involved in the brewing industry for the past 15 years. He has previously worked for several large CPG companies including AB InBev, SABMiller,
Kraft Foods, Colgate-Palmolive and M&M/Mars, and more recently has successfully owned and managed a consultancy business Falco Sourcing Solutions LLC. He is an outstanding procurement & supply chain professional with extensive consultancy experience. Jeff is focused on business development for RMI and is also an active board member of RMI.×Emma FowlerProcurement Specialist
Emma is a procurement specialist with extensive experience in commodity management and purchasing of agricultural raw materials working across the brewing and distilling industries.
Recently establishing her own procurement business consultancy firm EMF Consultancy in 2021. Emma has over 22yrs experience which comes mainly from her time within global procurement for Diageo, covering both brewing and distilling raw materials. She has also held a number of technical roles in her formative years.
During her career Emma has been a member of the Maltsters Association of Great Britain Trade Committee and the Scotch Whisky Association Cereals Committee.×Sylvia KoppBeer- Sommelier
Sylvia Kopp, internationally renowned Beer-Sommelier works as author, speaker and instructor on the subject of the changing global beer culture. She teaches sensory evaluation and the study of styles and serves as long-term judge at international beer competitions. Her book “Barley & Hops” appeared 2014 with Gestalten (German: Das Craft-Bier-Buch, Italian: Malto & Luppolo). As Ambassador of American Craft Beer she gave seminars and workshops across Europe on behalf of the Brewers Association. For BarthHaas, the leading hop trading house, she presently works as a trainer for sensory hop evaluation. Regularly she also contributes feature reports to Brauwelt (Brewing World International) and other magazines on beer and brewing. Sylvia lives in Berlin.×Danielle BekkerSupply Chain Specialist
Danielle is a brewing and supply chain professional with over 25 years’ experience spanning manufacturing, operations, innovation, and marketing including Global Raw Materials Director for SABMiller. She loves working with companies to maximise their commercial execution through collaboration across functions and geographies. What better way to do this than working at the two extremes of innovation and execution – from broad innovation and supply chain strategy consulting to the coalface of working in a dynamic beverage start-up which champions moderation and re-thinking beer as we know it. Danielle is a qualified chemical engineer with an MBA and an MSc in Malting & Brewing.×Marc RauschmannQuality Specialist
Marc Rauschmann is head of quality at Radeberger Group and responsible for quality assurance, product development, technology and thus for the quality of the raw materials. In 2010 Marc Rauschmann cofounded the brand BraufactuM (inside the Radeberger Group) and brought the craft beer movement to Germany. His team has won more than 100 medals at international contests including World Beer Cup, European Beer Cup and has just been honored as the “brewer of the year Europe” at the international Beer Challenge.
In 1987 Marc started home brewing and three years later the growing enthusiasm for brewing and the natural ingredients caused Marc to turn passion and hobby into profession. He studied at the Berlin Research Institute for Brewing and Malting Technology and at the Technical University of Berlin. He graduated as an industrial engineer in 1995. During his subsequent doctorate, he was responsible for the pilot malting at FIBM at VLB and supervised numberless research projects and is a consultant in the field of malting and brewing.
Marc judges various beer competitions including the World Beer Cup and is a member in different committees of the brewing industry like Berliner Programm (German barley variety program).
Finalist will be announced one month prior to the Brewing Supply Awards Ceremony on the RMI Analytics Website and Social Media channels. There will be 3 finalists for each Category and the winners of the Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards for each Category will be announced on the evening of the 30th of March 2022 at the Gala Dinner in Antwerp, Belgium.
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