Please take 8-10 minutes to share more about your nominations.

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* 1. Please provide the following information.

Please feel free to nominate yourself and your team for more than one award. You can do so by utilizing this survey multiple times. Choose one of the categories below, fill out the questions on the next page, then repeat the process for the next award you'd like to apply for.

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* 2. Select the award you would like to submit a nomination for (see category definitions below):

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Community of the Year  
Creating and nurturing a top-class community is no small feat. Tell us how the community you're submitting creates an invaluable experience for your members and how that experience helps to drive renewals and other organizational outcomes. 

Industry Innovator  
Driving innovation across the community industry requires the ability to identify new opportunities to surpass traditional community boundaries and use cases. Share how the community or person you're submitting has solved unique challenges. 

Data Pro 
Utilizing community data is critical to helping drive value for members and organizations. Tell us how your community or person you are submitting has uniquely leveraged community data to drive value for their members and/or organization. 

Best Community Design 
Online community is often the first and a continuous point of interaction for both prospects and members; and the design of the community is a critical representation of a brand. Detail how the community or person you are submitting has created a compelling and memorable design that aids and propels membership value. 

Best Email/Campaign Design 
Crafting an attention-grabbing email or email campaign – whether it’s beautifully written, stylishly designed, or both – requires a strong understanding of your audience and email best practices. It’s a delicate balance of brevity, inspiring storytelling, and design skill. Share an image of your best email or email campaign and tell us how it helped you reach your goals. 

Most Valuable Community Manager 
Community management requires a mastery of all trades. It takes a village and yet some community managers do it with minimal resources. Share how the community manager you are submitting has gone above and beyond to bring their communities to the next level. 

Most Valuable Community Champion 
A successful community provides your members with the support they need, but who is supporting the membership and community team? Tell us how the C-Suite leader you are submitting has championed community work and helped to ensure community remains an integral part of your customer engagement strategy. 

Most Valuable Digital Marketer 
Great marketing may seem like magic, but it’s actually a delicate science of combining available member data, your technology resources, compelling design, and industry insights. When done well, it delivers exceptional experiences for your audience. Tell us how your top marketer builds engaging campaigns, optimizes sending frequency, builds success, and/or keeps your brand top of mind.

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* 3. Please provide the following information about the nominee.

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* 4. What are the use cases for this community? Check all that apply.

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* 5. Tell us more about the use cases and the goals of this community.

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* 6. What strategies were used to reach these community goals?

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* 7. What feedback have community members shared about what they’re finding valuable in the community?

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* 8. How has the community impacted this organization? Please include metrics that are being tracked and progress this year (percentage of increase or decrease are fine).