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Awards Management Software

We help trade associations, professional societies, publishers, universities, and organizations automate, manage, and grow awards programs big and small.

OpenWater at a glance.

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

Learn Awards

Learn the ins and outs of the awards and recognition industry with our proven best practices.


Our Software

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

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Amazing Support

Succeed with the help of our onboarding and technical support.

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Give us a call or schedule a demo to learn about our awards management software


Questions? Call us

Want to learn more about OpenWater? Call us today, and we’ll get you on the phone with a real, live person. 202-765-0247


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From the Blog

Learning Series: Using Data to Make Decisions

Metrics from your awards program is the most critical and useful data you can collect. Not only does it give you a simple way to compare your program year over year, but it does so while guiding key decisions you’ll be forced to make during your program and as you plan next year’s program. ...

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3 Ways to Marry Event Technology With Productivity

If there’s one word at the top of everyone’s list in the event industry, it’s simplicity. After all, you’ve got enough to worry about without added complications: the call for entry, judging period, and awards gala, to name a few. While you can always add more staff members, outsource m...

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