For the rest of this month, DairyReporter.com is seeking nominations from the sector for its first ever Personality of the Year Award.
A shortlist of nominees selected by the industry will be published online at DairyReporter.com on December 1.
Readers will then have until December 31 to vote for who they think deserves to be crowned the 2014 Personality of the Year.
The winner will be announced and interviewed in the New Year.
Calling all talent
Perhaps you've published some groundbreaking research? Or put theory into practice and developed technology that opens new doors for the sector?
Maybe you've launched a brand or product that has surpassed all expectations?
Perhaps you've exceeded sales targets, entered new markets, or moved into previously uncharted product territory?
Maybe you've achieved something the industry deemed impossible?
Or maybe you have big plans for the future that has the industry excited?
How to apply
So, if you think you've had an exceptional year, let us know.
Similarly, if you're in awe of a colleague's achievements in the last 12 months, nominate them.
All entries should be submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line 'Personality of the Year 2014 Entry'. Please explain in no more than 100 words why you or a colleague deserve to be recognized.
Nominations close on November 30.
Good luck! May the best dairy man or woman win!
And if you're working cross-category, you may also be interested in the respective 2014 Personality of the Year Awards launched this week by our sister sites, BeverageDaily.com, ConfectioneryNews.com and BakeryandSnacks.com.