The Richard Buzun Award

Be recognized as an eBusiness Leader.

Hubbell Incorporated accepts the manufacturer award

Kirby Risk Electrical Supply accepts the distributor award

The Richard Buzun Award is named after the late Richard C. Buzun, former President and CEO, Siemens Energy & Automation and second IDEA Chairman. The award was created to honor one manufacturer and one distributor company for reaching the highest standards in eBusiness and promoting eCommerce best practices in the electrical supply chain.

Past winners include: Border States Electric, Cooper Industries, Crescent Electric Supply, ERICO, Graybar, Hubbell Incorporated, Kirby Risk Electrical Supply, Leviton Manufacturing, OSRAM SYLVANIA, Rockwell Automation, Van Meter Industrial and Viking Electric Supply.

Winner Takes All

Winning the Richard Buzun Award helps your company:

  • Attract and Build Business – Winning this award recognizes your company as 'easy to do business with,’ which is very important to buyers and suppliers. The acknowledgement that you are a reliable business partner will help you expand and improve business relationships.
  • Receive Complimentary Publicity – The winners are announced during a general session at the Forum, and the announcement is sent to influential media contacts throughout the industry. Winners receive a speaking opportunity at the 2012 Forum.
  • Reinforce Corporate Direction – You demonstrate that improving B2B eCommerce processes and trading partner relationships are top priorities at your company.
  • Gain & Retain Talented Employees – Your staff will be proud to work for a company recognized as a leader in eCommerce best practices.

Nominations are accepted until Friday, August 16th.

Submit your nomination and view the award process>­