SDN Chapter Awards Winners 2019: Congratulations!

The Global Chapter Team and SDN are excited to announce the 4 winners of the SDN Chapter Award. The winner announcement and Award Ceremony took place during the SDGC19 Members Event on October 9, 2019. The awards showcase the amazing impact of the SDN Chapters for our international community and raise awareness about their activities.

A GROWING NETWORK OF PASSIONATE VOLUNTEERS

The SDN is a strong, international network thanks to our amazing chapters. Since 2008, we have grown from 1 to 46 chapters in 38 countries across 6 continents! These chapters are run by teams of passionate volunteers from the service design industry, business and academia. They support their local service design community to grow, flourish and contribute to the global discourse.

This year we would like to especially thank the SDN Canada team for their amazing contribution, collaborating with SDN Global to host the Service Design Global Conference in Toronto!

RECOGNISING THE GLOBAL IMPACT

The SDN Chapters are not only hosting events but are also recognized as leaders in local and national service design initiatives. We are delighted to initiate an annual SDN Chapter Awards Ceremony at the  Service Design Global Conference to celebrate and share their great work.

EXCELLENT CULTURAL INCLUSIVITY - SDN JAPAN

Recognised for: Their commitment to raising awareness and developing understanding of service design in Japan through translated content. They have transleted the Service Design Impact Report: Health Sector to Japanese and published it in April 2019. In addition to previously transleted Service Design Impact Report: Public Sector in 2017.

MOST INNOVATIVE INITIATIVE - SDN PORTUGAL

Recognised for: Their highly innovative and collaborative apprach to members’ strategy. Createad a new way that SDN Portugal operates with the goal of increasing the outreach and value of our organization to our members and followers.

BEST MEMBER REALATIONS - SDN FINLAND

Recognised for: The excellent experiences and opportunities for professional development they provide for their local community. Their commitment to organising a variety of activities that successfully cater for new and long-term members.

EXCELLENT EVENT ORGANISTATION - SDN NEW YORK

Recognised for: Their commitment and innovative events strategy, which led to 20+ highly successful events hosted. Variety of events included solo/panel speakers, meet-ups, indoor and outdoor interactive workshops, and networking events. This number of events is a record for such a young chapter!

HONORABLE MENTION: EXCELLENT EVENT ORGANISTATION - SDN SHANGHAI

Recognised for: Organisation of the first SDN China National Conference "Service Design Futures".

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