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Kantata Now Accepting Nominations for the Second Annual Catalyst Awards

Kantata Now Accepting Nominations for the Second Annual Catalyst Awards

UPDATEDJun 25, 2024

Awards to Celebrate Exceptional Achievements of Professional Services Organizations

IRVINE, Calif., and LONDON – June 18, 2024 – Kantata, a leading global supplier of purpose-built technology for professional services, is delighted to announce the call for nominations for the prestigious 2024 Kantata Catalyst Awards. Now in its second year, these awards serve as a beacon of recognition for Kantata customers who have demonstrated exceptional achievements in the professional services industry.

“At Kantata, we deeply value our customers and are proud to witness their remarkable achievements as we build a community together,” said Melissa Korzun, Vice President of Customer Operations at Kantata. “We are excited about our upcoming annual user conference, Converge, where we will celebrate our customers’ successes and contributions to the professional services industry.”

The Kantata Catalyst Awards are not just about recognition. They are also about inspiring and empowering professional services people. By spotlighting outstanding performance and contributions, Kantata aims to ignite a spark of innovation and excellence within the professional services community, fostering a culture of continuous improvement and growth.

Notable past award winners include Joe Mackie, Manager of Client Services at Watermark Insights, who received the Client Experience Champions award for initiatives that enhanced customer experience and increased project management team utilization from 40% to 75%. Additionally, Derick Chiong, Business Operations Manager at 8×8 Inc., was honored as an Innovation Champion for developing a custom automated process that links Salesforce and Kantata, saving 730 hours annually. These recipients exemplify the innovation, excellence, and leadership that the Kantata Catalyst Awards aim to recognize.

Nominations can be made by visiting the Kantata Catalyst Awards page and filling out the nomination form here.

Award Categories:

Innovation Excellence Award: This category honors firms that have developed innovative solutions or services that significantly enhance their clients’ operations.

Client Impact Award: This category recognizes firms that have delivered exceptional value and results for their clients.

Operational Excellence Award: This category celebrates firms with superior operational efficiencies and effectiveness.

Leadership in Professional Services Award: This category, introduced for this year’s awards, acknowledges individuals who have demonstrated outstanding leadership and significantly contributed to the professional services sector.


The awards are open to all Kantata customers in the professional services field. Firms should highlight their team’s collective achievements and the impact they’ve made. For individual nominations, focus on personal contributions and leadership within the industry. Nominees should show a dedication to excellence, innovation, and making a real difference. Both self-nominations and nominations for others are encouraged.

Judging and Recognition:

The Kantata Catalyst Awards winners will receive a trophy and gain significant industry recognition, enhancing their professional reputation. They will be prominently featured in Kantata’s promotional materials, providing them with a powerful platform to showcase their achievements. Additionally, the winners will be announced during a general session at Converge, Kantata’s annual user conference, held virtually and scheduled for October 15-17, 2024.

About Kantata:

Kantata takes professional services automation to a new level, giving people-powered businesses the clarity, control, and confidence they need to optimize resource planning and elevate operational performance. Our purpose-built cloud software is helping over 2,000 professional services organizations in more than 100 countries focus and optimize their most important asset: their people. By leveraging the Kantata Professional Services Cloud, professionals gain access to the information and tools they need to win more business, ensure the right people are always available at the right time, and delight clients with project delivery and outcomes.

For more information about the Kantata Catalyst Awards, please visit the Kantata Catalyst Awards website or contact:

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