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.
Submissions are now being accepting for the 2019 awards. Award submissions will be accepted until July 30, 2019.
View past winners here.
Communities thrive when they receive the attention, support, and backing of engaged stakeholders and executives. Nominate a stakeholder or executive from your organization that "gets" community and has helped your community program reach new heights.
The “Community Champion” award recognizes an outstanding community stakeholder or executive. Please provide examples of why this person is a community champion including anecdotes, screenshots, and quotes.
Which member of TheCR Network 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. Please provide examples of why this member is a community MVP including anecdotes, screenshots, and quotes.
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.
This award recognizes a community that has best demonstrated significant ROI for their business/organization through innovation community management practices. Submissions should include the technology used, ROI calculations and monetary savings for your organization.
Best Community Dashboard
A well-designed dashboard is a powerful visual advocate for your community program. Show how your community dashboard provides an impactful narrative for your community program.
This award recognizes the community dashboard that exhibits the most impressive and engaging design and shares metrics and measurements in an impactful way that contributes to the overall narrative of your community program. Provide examples on including screenshots, success metrics, and unique features.
Outstanding Community Change Agent
Community has the power to transform organizational culture. Show how your community programs have supported cultural transformation at your organization.
This award recognizes a community program or initiative that supported the cultural transformation in a large or small way at their organization. Provide program expectations, details and outcomes, along with any supporting assets.
Best Recognition + Reward Program
Recognition programs reward and motivate your community members. Now you can get the recognition you deserve for your unique and successful programs.
This award recognizes outstanding community recognition and rewards programs that increase engagement, drive participation and contribute to the overall positive health of your community. Provide examples on creative integration with your community programs and it’s award-worthy.
Outstanding Center of Excellence
Community management is quickly becoming a core skill set of all management professionals. Because of that, organizations are investing in Community Management Centers of Excellence to support the growth of the community management skills across an organization.
This award recognizes a community center of excellence that makes a measurable impact on their organization. Please provide examples of goals in Center of Excellence creation, success criteria, and outcomes.