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|Outstanding Corporate Innovator Award|
For 32 years, PDMA's exclusive Outstanding Corporate Innovator (OCI) Award has become the premier honor for industry innovators.
The Outstanding Corporate Innovator (OCI)Award selection process provides an excellent mechanism for identifying companies that create and capture long-term value through product and service innovation.As a global award, companies around the world are eligible. Self-nominations are encouraged.
The deadline to submit for 2019 was March 29, 2019.
The 2019 winners will join 56 organizations granted the OCI Award over the course of its 32-year history. Past winners include Henkel, Lennox, BD (Becton Dickinson), Starbucks, UnitedHealth Group, BMW, Clorox, Corning, Dow Chemical, Marriott and Novozymes.
Those nominees which pass the initial screen will be asked to complete a questionnaire detailing their new product/service development practices and innovation successes. On site examinations are held with the companies which reach finalist status. The winner(s) will be recognized and be required to share their best practices at the 2019 PDMA Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida.
Past OCI Award Recipients
Since its inception the following companies have been recipients of PDMA’s OCI Award and have participated in the PDMA annual conference, providing valuable insights for the organization and its members. Presentations are available for non-member purchase or as a free download for PDMA members.
PDMA is proud to recognize Offshore Oil Engineering Co., Ltd [COOEC] as the 2018 OCI Award Recipient.