Secrets of Successful Awards Programs







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There are two kinds of awards programs out there: successful ones and … not so successful ones. Some programs seem to have found the secret recipe that makes everything run smoothly and gets them a high number of quality submissions. But how do they do it? How did they figure out that perfect formula?

We’re here to tell you that it’s not a secret! There are several factors and best practices that go into creating a successful awards program, all of which this guide dives into.

  • Learn the importance of your awards website
  • Learn why budgeting matters
  • Learn how to save staff time and improve the awards process

Jordan Volpe
VP of Marketing, OpenWater
Jordan has been working in the association space for over five years, helping associations improve their membership recognition programs like awards, grants, scholarships, fellowships and more. He also serves on the board of ASAE’s Industry Partner Alliance, working with ASAE and other industry partners on ways to better serve the association community. He currently heads Openwater’s marketing team and go-to-market strategy.
Level Intermediate Delivery Group Internet-Based
CPE(NASBA Category) Communications and Marketing Reviewer Wade Tetsuka, CPA
CAE (Field of Study) Business Development CPE/CAE Credits 1.5
Prerequisites and advance preparation needed 1 year association operations. No advance preparation required Cost $0.00

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