On the Night


18.30 VIP Drinks Reception

18.45 Drinks reception

19.30 Welcome by Nick Welby, CEO, CIPS

19.45 Dinner & Awards Ceremony

22.30 Entertainment & Networking  

01.30 Carriages


We have chosen to shine a light on sustainability and have introduced a menu to reflect our aim to reduce our carbon footprint. Our menu is being complemented by seasonal produce and the freshest, locally sourced ingredients.


Wild mushroom and truffle arancini, celeriac, shimeji mushrooms, herb mayonnaise (v)

Main Course

Cotswold Chicken - Szechuan pepper & lemon glaze, potato & pepper rosti, cauliflower puree, spinach, carrots, roasting jus 


Hampshire blackberry and Valhrona Orelys bavarois, Seville orange (v)

Coffee and Petit Fours

Alternatives will only be provided to those who have specified their dietary requirements. 

If you have any allergies, please discuss these with your server.

Category Running Order

1. Best Approach to Risk Mitigation

2. Best Collaborative Teamwork Project 

3. Outstanding People Development Programme 

4. Best Use of Digital Technology

5. Procurement Consultancy Project of the Year

6. Best Practice in Supply Chain Integration

7. Best Initiative to Build a Diverse Supplier Base

8. Outstanding Diversity and Inclusion Practices in Procurement Teams

9. Best Initiative to Deliver Social Value through Procurement

10. Best Supplier Relationship Management Initiative

11. Public Procurement Project of the Year

12. Best Procurement Transformation Programme

13. Best Commitment to Carbon Reduction in Supply Chains

14. Best Sustainability Project of the Year

15. Procurement Team of the Year - Small Organisation

16. Procurement Team of the Year - Large Organisation

17. Sustainable Procurement Champion

18. Young Talent

19. Leader of the Year

20. Overall Winner

The shortlist for each category can be found here.

Our Judges

We would like to thank our 2023 judging panel for their hard work and dedication to judge each submission with such integrity and scrutiny.  

The full list of judges can be found here.

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