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24 Jan. 2017 | Comments (0)

By Alex Parkinson The deadline to enter the Excellence in New Communications Awards, presented by the Society for New Communications Research of The Conference Board (SNCR), is fast approaching—Friday, February 3 is just over a week away! So, don't delay. Submit your case studies ASAP, so you can be in the running for these prestigious awards. About the Excellence in New Communications Awards The prestigious Excellence in New Communications Awards program honors the work of corporations, nonprofits, governmental organizations, educational institutions, media organizations and individuals who are innovating the use of digital and social media, mobile media, collaborative technologies, virtual reality, and other emerging digital communications technologies to improve business, culture, media and society. Awards are granted in six divisions: Academic, Corporate, Government, Media, Nonprofit/NGO, and Technology Innovation, and six categories: Innovation in Digital Experience; Communications, Communities and Collaboration; Mobile Experience; Social Data and Social Listening Projects; Storytelling; and Digital and Social Media for Social Good. Judging criteria The Excellence in New Communications Awards honor projects that are successful at achieving business goals. For this reason, judges will reward entries that display the following characteristics (as well as excellence in implementation within their category):
  • Meaningful, demonstrable ROI
  • Effective use of other program performance metrics
  • Contribution to achieving business/organizational goals (this includes, for relevant projects, achieving social good)
  • Integration of digital and traditional platforms
  • Efforts to overcome obstacles and take advantage of opportunities
  • Recognition of lessons learned
Click here to submit—and good luck!
  • About the Author:Alex Parkinson

    Alex Parkinson

    Alex Parkinson is Principal of Parky Communications, a communications agency specializing in sustainability and CSR reporting and communications. He serves as the Co-Leader of The Conference Board Cor…

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