AMI Accepting Nominations for Annual AwardsTuesday, January 25, 2011
(American Meat Institute)
AMI is now accepting nominations for its four annual awards — the Edward C. Jones Community Service Award, the Supplier of the Year Award, the Scientific Achievement Award and the Industry Advancement Award.
This year, the awards will be presented at the AMI Board of Directors Breakfast on Thursday, April 14, 2011, from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. during the AMI International Meat, Poultry and Seafood Industry Convention and Exposition at McCormick Place in Chicago, Ill., and is open to all attendees of the show.
The deadline for nominations is March 10, 2011. To access a nomination submission form go to http://www.meatinstitute.org/ht/a/GetDocumentAction/i/65791. Completed forms should be sent to Christl McCarthy by fax at (202) 587-4300, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to American Meat Institute, 1150 Connecticut Ave. NW, 12th Floor, Washington, D.C., 20036.
The Edward C. Jones Community Service Award is named for the late Edward Jones of Jones Dairy Farm who was a model of community service. In his memory, this award honors a company that has shown that same strong commitment to the communities in which it operates.
The Supplier of the Year Award honors a supplier who has shown a spirit of partnership and has made an outstanding contribution to the success of the meat and poultry industry.
The Scientific Achievement Award, which was presented for the first time at the 2002 Convention and Innovation Showcase, honors an individual from industry, academia or government whose professional achievements have had a significant contribution to the scientific knowledge of the meat and poultry industry.
The Industry Advancement Award honors an individual, group or company whose work has contributed to the success of the meat and poultry industry.
For a complete list of all past award recipients go to http://www.meatinstitute.org/ht/a/GetDocumentAction/i/65789.
Cost for the breakfast is $75 per person and those wishing to attend may purchase tickets online when registering for the show. To register for the AMI Expo, go to http://www.amiexpo.com/.share on facebook share on twitter