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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: 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

What We're Reading: October 20

This week we’re reading... BizBash Why Your Event Hashtag is Not Enough An event hashtag is a great way to generate excitement and capture your events. However, not every attendee will use the event hashtag or may misspell either the hashtag or your organizational handle. In this article from BizBash, Jeremy Gocke of Ampsy discusses how geofencing, or creating a virtual boundary, around your...Read more