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OpenWater is an awards management software platform that automates and helps to grow  your awards and recognition programs.

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From the Blog

Learning Series: The Art of the Call for Entry

You’re preparing to launch your awards program. While you’ve been successful in years prior, you know you need to continue attracting new entrants to increase your organization’s success and build prestige. If you’re in this position, it’s time you focus on your call for entry. The art of the call for entry is something many organizations don’t take the time to master. They view it as a simple...Read more

Innovative Use of the Platform: Streamline Event Registration With Nationwide Children’s Hospital’s Annual Research Retreat

Event registration and awards or abstracts program organization rarely occur on the same platform. Unfortunately, this forces many organizations to request the same information from entrants or those who submit abstracts twice. More unfortunate is how storing information in separate places leads to an unorganized, overly-complicated program. Nationwide Children’s Hospital eliminated these common...Read more