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12 Examples of How Awards Software Will Make Your Life Easier

From the call for entry, to the submission process, judging process, and awards gala, an awards program can be incredibly hectic and sometimes problematic. And, if you’re also trying to find judges, coordinate events, plan the program, and stay in touch with everyone in the process, putting together a successful program can quickly become overwhelming. Luckily, there is a solution to keep your...Read more

Why Member Engagement Matters for Your Awards Program

Engagement is a big buzzword among organizations and their awards programs. It's something that they're always trying to increase, measure, and successfully accomplish. However, even though this is such an important topic of discussion, sometimes it's not entirely clear what the goal actually is and outreach efforts can become muddled.  So let's all get back on track by taking some time to...Read more