SEER and Nomination Awards

This award provides the opportunity to formally recognize individuals within your organization that go above and beyond the norm to support  your company’s improvement programs.

Note:

An idea can only be submitted once (one category only).  

Finalists for all Idea of the Year  categories must be able to attend the Annual IA Summit to present their  idea to the judges (minimum one person from each team). 

AWARD CATEGORY

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International Benchmarking Survey

The IdeasAmerica International Benchmarking Survey Award  recognize a company’s program performance in a variety of employee  involvement areas. These results allow companies to make improvements to their program performance by reviewing data from national and international companies.  International Benchmarking Survey Awards may be awarded for the following categories:  SEER (Savings Per 100 Eligible Employees Ratio. This is calculated by taking Annual Net Savings Dollars divided by number of  eligible employees.); Performance Excellence (IA presents Performance  Achievement Awards to companies that have a high rate of participation  (over 80%) or suggestions submitted per 100 employees is over 100.) 

Advocate Award

This award recognizes individuals or  member(s) of a team who are true advocates for any aspect of employee  involvement within their organization. Advocate award recipients are  continuously involved and are walking advertisements for employee  involvement.  

Anniversary Award

This award recognizes IA organizations that  have reached 25, 50, or 75-year anniversaries on any of their employee  involvement programs.  

Best Program Administrator Award

The Best Program Administrator Award  recognizes those who make the most impact to their program – the  Administrator(s). This competition highlights the important role of the  administrator(s) and will honor and recognize those whose contribution  are exceptional and demonstrate best practices.  Winning this  competition will be a great bonus for your program and will be an  example to others that the role of administrator does get public  recognition. We are particularly looking to honor those individuals you  hold in high regard for the contribution they make to your organizations  program. 

Communication Excellence Award

This award recognizes the importance of  communications in creating awareness and excitement for employee  involvement. Good communication is key to the success of any employee  involvement activity. 

Evaluator of the Year

Customers have questions, you have answers. Display the most frequently asked questions, so everybody benefits. The Evaluator of the Year Award recognizes  those who make the most impact to your program – your Evaluators. This  competition highlights the important role of the evaluator and will  honor and recognize those whose contribution is outstanding. Winning  this competition will be a great bonus for your program and the winning  evaluators will be an example to others that the role of evaluator does  get public recognition. We are particularly looking to honor those  individuals you hold in high regard for the contribution they make to  your program. 

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Champion Award

This award provides the opportunity to formally recognize  individuals within your organization that go above and beyond the norm  to support your company's improvement programs.


Break-Through Innovation Award


This award provides the opportunity to recognize individuals or teams within your organization that have implemented new, innovative break-through ideas or technologies. These ideas will change the way companies (and the world) conduct business in the future.

Seer Award Winners 2019

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Performance Excellence for Savings per Implemented Suggestions

Gold

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority

$586,576.82

Silver

BMW Manufacturing

$94,223.08

Bronze

Savannah River Nuclear Solutions

$75,562.17.

Honorable Mention

Grote Industries

$29,355.12


Asama Coldwater Manufacturing

$652.88

SEER Award Winners 2019

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Employee Participation Excellence

Gold

Asama Coldwater Manufacturing

60.21%

Silver

Grote Industries

45.25%

Bronze

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority

27.26%

Honorable Mention

Savannah River Nuclear Solutions

12%


BMW Manuacturing

3.50%

SEER Award Winners 2019

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Performance Excellence for Suggestions per 100 Employees

Gold

Grote Industries

$2,385,103.50

Silver

Dubai Water and Electricity Authority

$2,247,908.27

Bronze

Savannah River Nuclear Solutions

$635,991.58

Honorable Mention

Asama Coldwater Manufacturing

$340,102.58


BMW Manufacturing

$145,869.74

SEER Award Winners 2019

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Performance Excellence for Total Dollars Saved

Gold

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority

$217,620,000

Silver

Savannah River Nuclear Solutions

$36,194,281

Bronze

BMW Manufacturing

$12,531,669

Honorable Mention

Grote Industries

$9,540,414


Asama Coldwater Manufacturing

$1,316,197

SEER Award Winners 2019

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Annual Net Savings Per Eligible Employee

Gold

Grote Industries

$23,851.04

Silver

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority

$22,479.08

Bronze

Savannah River Nuclear Solutions

$6,359.92

Honorable Mention

Asama Coldwater Manufacturing

$3,401.03


BMW Manufacturng

$1,458.70

Nomination Awards

Best Program Administrator of the Year

Gold:

Blake Leaphart

Savannah River Nuclear Solutions


Silver

Tracy Mills

Asama Coldwater Manufaturing


Bronze

Woojood Ibraham S. Almazrooei

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority


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Nomination Award Winners 2019

Best Program Evaluator of the Year

Gold

Kenny Franklin

Savannah River Nuclear Solutions


Silver

Kathy Banks

Asama Coldwater Manufacturing

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Nomination Award Winners 2019

Advocate of the Year

Gold

Islam Abuhamdah

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority


Silver

Joe Legge

Savannah River Nuclear Solutions


Bronze

David Dixon

Savannah River Nuclear Solutions


Honorable Mention

James Kelly Flynn

Asama Coldwater Manufacturing

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Nomination Award Winners 2019

Champion of the Year

Gold

Irfam Shahid

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority


Silver

Paula Croom

Savannah River Nuclear Solutions


Bronze

Laura Barsh

Savannah River Nuclear Solutions


Honorable Mention

Samantha Dilts

Asama Coldwaer Manufacturing

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Nomination Award Winners 2019

Executive Leadership

Gold

David Sharpley

Asama Coldwater Manufacturing


Silver

Abdulrahman Mohgammed Abdulla Al Ali

Dubai Municipality


Bronze

Jasmin Ahmed

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority


Honorable Mention

Fahad Amhad Hassan

Dubai Government Workshop

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Nomination Award Winners 2019

Communication Excellence

Gold

Ingalls Shipbuilding


Silver

Muhamed Abdulla Al Ali

Roads and Transport Authority

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