Awards

YEARTITLEDESCRIPTION OF AWARD
1996-
2013
Million Dollar ClubThis presented to KMSDC members when inducted into the prestigious Million Dollar Club for achievement of procurement purchases from minority vendors in excess of one million dollars during the previous year.
2012Keystone -Kentuckiana 
Purchaser Award/Public Sector
Presented to Corporations for recognition of achievements in certified minority:  Purchases, Utilizations, Established Supplier Diversity Programs, Implementation Processes, Participation Goals and Annual Achievements, along with the Processes and Philosophies behind these results.  The goal of this process is not only to recognize the Best of the Best but also to help firms build better minority participation programs. Corporation's long term support and participation of TSMSDC events and activities is also a consideration.  This year's award was the most competitive class in TSMSDC history.
2009Chairmans Challenge AwardThis award presented by the Chairman of the board of TSMSDC and by his or her own choice, is bestowed to a person or persons who have contributed significantly to the mission of TSMSDC during the past year.
2009Keystone - Kentuckiana Purchaser Award/Public SectorCorporation of the Year/Public Sector
2008NPI AwardNational Purchasing Institute's Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award
2007NPI AwardNational Purchasing Institute's Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award
2006University of Louisville Certificate of AppreciationFor Outstanding Volunteerism and Community Service
2005Impact AwardThis award is presented to a corporate buyer or minority business program manager who best symbolizes the spirit and intent of minority economic development.  The minority coordinator should show influence on buying decisions; decision making role in promoting minority contract opportunities; performance as a significant player with corporate minority business team or mentoring efforts; ability as a problem solver or advisor to minority businesses.  Purchasing Agent/Buyers should reflect: identification and sourcing of minority business opportunities; being a watchdog for new business opportunities (break-through opportunities); willingness to make referrals to other potential corporate users; diligence in opening 2nd tier opportunities.
2004Keystone - Kentuckiana Purchaser Award/Public SectorCorporation of the Year/Public Sector
2001Keystone Award (Most Improved over 3 years)This award is presented to a corporation or public sector organization that has, within the last three years, aggressively developed, implemented and/or enhanced a management policy to increase utilization of minority businesses.
2000Keystone - Kentuckiana Purchaser Award/Public SectorCorporation of the Year/Public Sector
1997Keystone Award (Most Improved over 3 years)This award is presented to a corporation or public sector organization that has, within the last three years, aggressively developed, implemented and/or enhanced a management policy to increase utilization of minority businesses.