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Technology Innovation Award

Nominations are closed for 2022.

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Technology enables the next great wave of women in the trucking industry to succeed. It removes obstacles and allows for more efficiency, safety and productivity. It creates more career opportunities. In 2022, the Women In Trucking Association and Clean Harbors sought nominations for the first annual Technology Innovation Award, a way to recognize innovation, vision, and technical achievements that support and advance the trucking industry. Nominations are now closed for 2022. The winner will be announced at the 2022 Accelerate! Conference & Expo November 13-16 in Dallas, TX.
 
 
Special thanks to our award sponsor: 
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Award Eligibility

Established in 2022, the award is open to any Women In Trucking member who has:

    • Contributed innovative technical or mechanical solutions, ideas, practices, or innovations in the management and maintenance of commercial motor vehicle industry.  
    • Promoted the advancement of women in the trucking industry.  
    • Earned the respect of their peers and clearly demonstrated industry leadership and applicability of trucking products and technologies that support the transportation industry.
    • Is a current member of WIT.

Judging Requirements

  • Judges will be looking for a clear description of an outstanding innovation or tech product, with indication of budget.
  • Judges are looking for an innovation that has led to extraordinary results within a sector and been a pioneer for change leading to transformative outcomes within the transportation industry.
  • Judges are looking for a company or individual who shows exceptional commitment to delivering the very best in their sector, demonstrates best practices and shows an innovative and creative approach to the technology they deliver

Nomination Deadline

Nominations will be accepted through Wednesday, September 28, 2022.

Finalist & Winner Award Expectations

  • The winner will be announced at the 2022 Accelerate! Conference & Expo November 13-16 in Dallas, TX. However, attendance at the event is not mandatory.
  • Agree to be used in marketing material, social media posts and partake in up to 3 speaking engagements
  • Be a member of the judging panel for the following year.

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WIT partnered with Clean Harbors to develop this award.

As a leader of safety, innovation and technology, we’re excited to sponsor this award in conjunction with WIT,” says Michelle DeStefano, senior director of Culture and Engagement at Clean Harbors. “This is an excellent way for us to celebrate the contributions of those in trucking who are at the forefront of making positive impacts throughout the industry.”

Nominations Open for Women In Trucking Technology Innovation Award, Sponsored by Clean Harbors

Plover, WI – Aug. 1, 2022 – The Women In Trucking Association (WIT) announced today that it is seeking nominations for its inaugural Technology Innovation Award for WIT members, which is sponsored by Clean Harbors.

The newly created award recognizes innovation, vision and technical achievements that support and advance the trucking industry. Nominations are open to any WIT member who has:

  • Contributed innovative technical or mechanical solutions, ideas, practices, or innovations in the management and maintenance of the commercial motor vehicle industry.
  • Promoted the advancement of women in the trucking industry.
  • Earned the respect of their peers and clearly demonstrated industry leadership and applicability of trucking products and technologies that support the transportation industry.

“We’ve seen some amazing innovation in the industry to help our drivers become more efficient, safer and productive,” said Ellen Voie, WIT president and CEO. “This award will highlight some products or services that help us advance our mission to remove obstacles as well as celebrate success!”

Nominations will be accepted through September 28 at https://witawards.secure-platform.com/site 

The winner will be announced at the WIT Accelerate! Conference & Expo held in Dallas, Texas, November 13-16, 2022. The award is sponsored by Clean Harbors, the nation’s leading provider of environmental and industrial services.

“As a leader of safety, innovation and technology, we’re excited to sponsor this award in conjunction with WIT,” said Michelle DeStefano, senior director of Culture and Engagement at Clean Harbors. “This is an excellent way for us to celebrate the contributions of those in trucking who are at the forefront of making positive impacts throughout the industry.”

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