The Creativity & Innovation Award Application

  • This form is to be completed by the award applicant.

    If you have been able to advance the profession of independent consulting forward through game-changing creativity and innovation, we need to hear from you!
  • For information, please refer to Advancing Consulting Awards FAQs.
  • Please answer the following questions in 500 words or less:
  • Please provide an example of a consulting innovation or intellectual property you’ve applied to your business or client support that provided benefit to both your client and to your business. Your creativity and innovation could be completely new, or it could be a bold new take on an existing best practice.

    Please limit your responses to 500 words or less.
  • Give at least one specific example.

    Please limit your responses to 500 words or less.
  • Please limit your responses to 500 words or less.
  • Please describe how your creativity and innovation concept could impact an industry (e.g., disrupt the status quo in some way) or society in general.

    Please limit your responses to 500 words or less.
  • How have you persisted and grown your consulting business despite business-related obstacles, setbacks, and/or business cycles?

    Please limit your responses to 500 words or less.
  • References

    Please provide 3 references total. We will let you know before we contact any reference. All information is strictly confidential, for awards committee use only. All references must be within the last 3 years.

    Reference 1

    Client. This should be someone who can talk to how you have successfully applied your concept for creativity and innovation. Contact must be willing to speak with the Awards Committee about your nomination and your work together.

  • Reference 2

    A peer who knows you well.

  • Reference 3

    A peer who knows you well OR a Mentor.
  • Supplemental Documents

    Please submit testimonials and other documentation supporting this application. This could include mentors and/or peers. All submissions related to this nomination are only viewed by the Awards Committee and are strictly confidential.
  • I confirm the above is true and factual.
  • All information submitted will remain confidential.