• CSCMP & Leaf Logistics Present the 2022 Young Professionals Video Contest

  • 5.30.22 UPDATE: The winner has been selected, this contest is now closed.

    The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) and Leaf Logistics have partnered to hold a video contest for young professionals and student members aged 32 and under to demonstrate their ability to think futuristically and deliver potential solutions to the supply chain management industry. Contestants should create a video answering one of these questions:

    1) Unlocking the Global Supply Chain

    Today's global supply chain continues to be constrained by the pandemic's effect on disrupting manufacturing, clogged ports, and the ongoing driver shortage, to name a few challenges. What is something that the supply chain industry can do to address these challenges and reduce the pressure on the industry?

    2) Sustainability

    As climate change persists, more and more corporations have expanded their sustainability initiatives. What are some of the opportunities where supply chain professionals can make an impact by introducing sustainability initiatives?

    3) Technology

    What new technology do you see as a potential opportunity for the industry? Identify the opportunity and any possible challenges to technology adoption.


    • CSCMP membership is required upon submission.
    • Open to students and young professionals aged 32 and under.
    • Open to members of CSCMP’s committees, roundtable officers and cabinet members.
    • Submit a video addressing the theme/question in 120 seconds or less.


    • Complimentary registration* to CSCMP EDGE 2022 held in Nashville, Tennessee, September 18-21, 2022.
    • Hotel accommodation for three nights – Sunday, September 18 to Wednesday, September 21, 2022.
    • $500.00 U.S. travel stipend.
    • Announcement at the Future Leaders Reception during CSCMP EDGE.
    • Feature in CSCMP newsletters with a total combined audience of 36,000+ individuals. 
    • Writeup in CSCMP’s award-winning magazine Supply Chain Quarterly.

    *Travel expenses not included. Breakfast and lunch provided on Monday, September 19, 2022, and Tuesday, September 20, 2022. Refreshments provided on Wednesday, September 21, 2022.


    Feb 28          Video contest opens; voting begins

    May 2            Extended deadline for video submissions (11:59 pm CDT)

    May 2-9         Additional voting period

    May 9-13      CSCMP & Leaf Logistics review videos and select winner

    May 17          Video contestants are notified

    May 30          CSCMP announces winner


    1. Submit a 90 to 120 seconds YouTube or Vimeo video** thoughtfully addressing one of the supply chain management questions.
    2. Include a brief bio of your background and career in supply chain management.
    3. We encourage you to share your video on your social platforms and invite your followers to vote*** for you! Remember to tag CSCMP on FacebookTwitter or LinkedIn every time you promote your video so we can see your efforts.

    **Video submissions can be recorded using cell phone cameras as the quality of the video matters, but the most important factor is your response to the topic/question.

    ***Voting is allowed once daily from when the video is published through May 9, 2022, at 12pm CDT. The number of votes will not determine the winner, but rather showcase each contestant's ability to mobilize and engage their personal social networks. Public voting will provide social support to individual video submissions.

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