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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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The software, support and knowledge you need to transform your awards.

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Awards Management Software all in one platform. Awards and recognition has never been easier.

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From the Blog

Innovative Use: 5 Amazing Websites on OpenWater’s Premium Theme

You know you need an awards website. You know it needs to be clean, memorable, functional, and useful. You know that you need to start somewhere. However, figuring out how to get started or feeling inspired isn’t always simple. OpenWater’s premium theme makes getting started simpler and allows you to customize your website to suit your unique audience and needs. Moreover, it gives you full...Read more

Learning Series: What is the OpenWater Premium Theme?

If you have an awards program you should have an awards website. Doing so is the simplest way to boost the prestige of your program while increasing efficiency and streamlining various processes. Although most organizations know they need an awards website, few are certain how to get started with the process. And, if you’re new to the idea of an awards website, it may be helpful to learn about...Read more