Designed to recognize the best in a variety of community management categories, TheCR Connect Awards are open to members of TheCR Network and their community teams.
The winners of TheCR Awards 2018:
Which TheCR Network member has influenced your work and earned your respect? Help shine the spotlight on your community peers by nominating the TheCR Network member who deserves peer recognition for their outstanding efforts, willingness to share with peers, achievements and excellent community results.
The “Community MVP” award recognizes excellence in community management.
Community MVP 2018: Lori Harrison-Smith, Enterprise Community Manager, Steelcase
Outstanding Community ROI
Engagement is well and good but ROI is king when it comes to securing budget, engaging execs and growing your community programs.
Outstanding Community ROI 2018: Premier Farnell / Element 14
Outstanding Community Playbook
A well-thought-out community playbook gives the members of your community team provides a touchstone for your entire community program. From escalation policies to content management guidelines to crisis response plans a community playbook covers a vast array of common (and hopefully uncommon!) challenges.
Outstanding Community Playbook 2018: World Bank Group
Outstanding Community Change Agent
Community has the power to transform organizational culture. Show how your community programs have supported cultural transformation at your organization.
The Outstanding Community Change Agent was awarded in three distinct categories in 2018: Individual Change Agent, Program Change Agent and Organizational Change Agent:
- Outstanding Community Change Agent – Individual: CA Technologies
- Outstanding Community Change Agent – Program: Thermo Fisher Scientific
- Outstanding Community Change Agent – Community: Qualtrics
TheCR Network Explorer
“TheCR Network 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.
TheCR Network Explorer 2018: Marjorie Anderson, Community Engagement Specialist, PMI
TheCR Network Pack Leader
“TheCR Network 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.
TheCR Network Pack Leader: Keeley Hanson Sorokti, Community and Knowledge Management Strategist, Commvault
TheCR Network Power User
“TheCR Network 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.
TheCR Network Power User: Peter Broadley, Manager, Community Development and Engagement, CSA Group
TheCR Network Rookie of the Year
“TheCR Network 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.
TheCR Network Rookie of the Year 2018: Oonagh McQuarrie, Massage Envy