ROMANIAN AUTOMOTIVE
FORUM & AWARDS - 2nd Edition

22 October 2019
Radisson Blu Hotel - Bucharest

Automotive Today powered by The Diplomat – Bucharest organizes the 2nd Edition of its Automotive Forum & Awards for Excellence Gala

EVENT AGENDA

15:00 – 15:30
Registration & Networking Lunch
15:30 – 15:45
Opening address
15:45 – 17:00
17:00 – 17:45
▪ Global perspectives, local realities
▪ Strengthen Romania’s competitiveness as an industrial location
17:45 – 18:00
Networking cocktail
18:00 – 20:00
18:00 – 18:15
Official opening & Dinner
18:15 – 20:00
Awards ceremony

AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY IN ROMANIA
CEO LEADERS DEBATE

Romanian Automotive landscape



Trends for the Automotive Industry: Connected cars, Blockchain, Predictive Analysis, 3D Printing, Big Data Analytics

Updates on tax incentives, financial support and fiscal facilities


The logistics revolution: An expert advice to anticipate the market

Will the Infrastructure sector catch up with automotive industry demands?

Legislative framework for professional and dual education systems and workforce trends

AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE GALA

Individuals and companies are to be honored at this prestigious award ceremony. These awards reflect the enthusiasm for development and innovation within the automotive industry. Development of individuals is encouraged through creativity of ideas, adaptation and flexibility, planning and pioneering new ways, new thoughts and new ideas. It provides the opportunity to connect, debate and share the hot topics within the specific landscape, and, to celebrate the achievements of the best projects and results.

JURY

Paula Pirvanescu

State Secretary, Ministry for Business, Trade and Entrepreneurship

Carmen Adamescu

Partner Advisory, EY

Ciprian Gavriliu

Partner Tax & Legal, Deloitte

Daniel Anghel

Tax and Legal Services Leader, PwC Romania

Catalin Stratulat

Delivery Head Europe Product Engineering Services, Wipro

Adriana Record

Executive Director CCIFER

Sebastian Metz

General Manager, AHK Romania

Dan Nechita

Co-founder and President, Smart Everything Everywhere

Colin C. Lovering

Vice-Chairman - British Romanian Chamber of Commerce

Andrei Mihai Craciun

Head of office for Innovation, Technological Transfer and Intellectual Property Office at West University of Timisoara

AWARDS CATEGORIES

This award is to be offered for technical innovation and is related to either a product or a process.

Judging criteria:
• Product or process development approach, significance/usefulness
• Potential to improve the user’s experience
• Technical difficulty overcome. Did the solution address the challenge?
• Cost efficiency

This award is for a manufacturing company that has made progress towards operating an integrated and collaborative relationship with its customers, both internally, across functions and with its own supply chain partners.

Judging criteria:
• Quality of product or service
• Cost performance, affordability of the product or service
• Customer service, availability, continuity and comprehensiveness of the service
• Technical performance, sustainability, value to business

This award recognizes the unique and outside-the-box initiative and strategy, that demonstrates a commitment to corporate socially responsible principles.

Judging criteria:
• Impact of an environmental, community or educational project or programme successfully implemented
• The extent of workplace practices - dependent care, health provisions and employee training

This award is for businesses that can demonstrate success, based upon general business performance, the launch of a new product, or development of a new process.

Judging criteria:
• Turnover, number of employees, investments, R&D projects
• Overall excellence in supply, performance, customer service and environmental awareness
• Drive, vision and ability to overcome challenges
• Commitment to the automotive industry

This award will put a spotlight on the heroes of the sector who have risen despite challenges; will shortlist and bring to the forefront individuals, organizations and projects that have created excellence in the field of logistics.

Judging criteria:
• Level of achievement in the provision of cost-effective and innovative supply chain solutions
• Innovation, efficiency or investment in supply chain operations
• Valuable partnerships between OEM and service provider

This award is for companies that have proven excellence in using the infrastructure and industry expertise to transform the distribution of aftermarket parts.

Judging criteria:
• Professional approach to the practice of logistics and transport
• Customer satisfaction while maintaining profitability
• Innovative supply chain techniques, capabilities and initiatives
• Client retention

This award recognizes the activity of a head of operations - Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operations Officer, general manager or company president, that demonstrated commitment to the Romanian automotive sector by creating a positive impact with the business they work in.

Judging criteria:
• Attributes of leadership, vision
• Impact on company, industry and business in general
• Customer and shareholder value created
• Employee engagement and leadership development

This award recognizes the lifetime achievements of an individual that demonstrates innovative, visionary leadership and commitment to the automotive industry landscape creating a positive impact within the business he/she works in.

This award recognizes a unique and outstanding initiative / performance of a professional or company in automotive industry.

For each award, the Jury is in charge of assessing the final nominees. The Jury members are chosen among acknowledged representatives of the business community. The Jury is independent from the Organizer, namely Diplomat Media Group.

The final nominees list constitutes the basis for choosing the winners for each category. Any information provided by the final nominees will be treated as strictly confidential and will only be used for the purpose of designating the Award Winners.

Members of the Jury will be asked to vote for nominees in each category. The award is given at the majority of the votes. In case of equal votes, there will be a second round of votes. Members of the Jury are independent from the nominees for which they will have to vote. If otherwise they will withdraw from that specific vote.

The names of the Award Winners are announced during a gala evening held at Radisson Blu Hotel - Atlas Ballroom, in Bucharest on 22 October 2019, starting 6:00 pm.

Please note that 30 September is the deadline to submit your nominations for Automotive Awards for Excellence - 2nd Edition!

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