Since 2016, the Community Leadership Awards recognize outstanding achievements in online community and collaboration.
The Community Leadership Awards 2022 recognize Zapier, Progress, Analog Devices, Inc., Microsoft, and Bain and Company, and other global organizations as leaders of innovation in community management. Read the full release.
Community MVP 2022: Kayla Koch, Sr. Marketing Manager, Customer Community Programs, Egencia
The “Community MVP” award recognizes excellence in community management – including outstanding efforts, willingness to share with peers, achievements, and excellent community results.
Outstanding Recognition + Reward Program
Best Recognition + Reward Program 2022: Analog Devices, Inc.
The “Best Recognition + Reward Program” award recognizes outstanding community recognition, reward, and gamification programs that increase engagement
Outstanding Community Dashboard
Outstanding Community Dashboard 2022: Progress
The “Outstanding Community Dashboard” award recognizes a community dashboard that exhibits the most impressive and engaging design, sharing metrics and measurement in an impactful way that contributes to the overall narrative of a community program.
Outstanding Community Program
Outstanding Community Program 2022: Microsoft
The “Outstanding Community Program” recognizes an exceptional community program that supports new member onboarding, including communications, training, mentoring, and more.
Outstanding Community Design Element
Outstanding Community Design Element 2022: Zapier
The “Outstanding Community Program” award recognizes a design element in an online community program that demonstrates meaningful engagement through thoughtful design.
Outstanding Community ROI
Outstanding Community ROI 2022: Udacity
“Outstanding Community ROI” award recognizes a community that has best demonstrated significant ROI for their business/organization through innovative community management practices.
Community Detective 2022: Claire Richardson, Enterprise Community Manager, Thomson Reuters
“Community Detective” awards the member who helps source group knowledge and expertise by regularly asking thoughtful and meaningful questions in TheCR Network.
Community Explorer 2022: Dan Simon, Director, Bain
“Community Explorer” awards the member who charts new territory in the community management industry. They take best practices, research, and community models to experiment and advance the industry.
Community Pack Leader
Community Pack Leader 2022: Melissa Hockenberry, Community Program Manager, Datto
“Community Pack Leader” awards the member who consistently leads the most discussions, online, in-person, and on virtual calls, and shows leadership around a topic or initiative in TheCR Network.
Community Journaler 2022: Sam Pirok, Community Moderator, Extreme Networks
“Community Journaler” awards the member who works out loud the most regularly and with the most depth.
Community Power User
Community Power User 2022: Rachael Silvano, Community Operations Manager, Zapier
“Community Power User” awards the most active member in TheCR Network who contributes on a regular basis in a wide variety of ways, from sharing their expertise to supporting and encouraging other members.
Community Rookie of the Year
Community Rookie of the Year 2022: Vee VoPham, Community Programs Coordinator, Pantheon
“Rookie of the Year” awards a Network member who has fewer than three years of industry experience, is new to TheCR Network, and is a power user – regularly collaborating and contributing inside the Network.