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Customer Experience Awards and Events in 2020

Erin Ollila
December 10, 2019

3 minute read

It seems like every time you’re on social media, there’s a new award being given in science, humanities, the arts, and more. Heck, your colleague was even recently honored by the university he attended! But, how do the winners get chosen? Most often, it’s from a nomination. Here are some of the top tech, marketing, and customer experience awards to consider applying to in 2020 and beyond.

50 Most Powerful Women in Technology Awards

Self nomination or nominate others

Submission period between April 23 and November 22, 2019

Award presentation during the 16th Annual Diversity and Leadership Conference – April 21-22, 2020

Content Marketing Awards by Content Marketing Institute

Self nomination or nominate others

Submissions open February 2020

Winners will be announced during the Content Marketing World conference – October 13-16, 2020

CX-ellence Award

Self nomination or nominate others

Submissions due March 2, 2020

Award presentation during the CXPS Conference March 13-15, 2020

CX Impact Awards

Submission period not open yet for these customer experience awards.

Dates for the 2020 CX Impact Awards event not yet released.

Digiday Technology Awards

Self nomination or nominate others

Submissions due June 12, 2020

Employee Engagement Awards

Self nomination or nominate others

Awards given by region: UK, Africa, and North America

2020 submissions are expected to be open soon.

Fortune Top 40 Under 40

Recipients chosen by Fortune

The 2019 winners have been published. 2020 list forthcoming.

International Customer Experience Awards

Self nomination or nominate others

2020 nominations expected to open mid-year, with awards given at the end of the year.

Killer Content Awards

Self nomination or nominate others

Submissions are currently closed for the 2020 nomination period

Winners will be announced during the B2B Marketing Exchange event on February 24th, 2020.

Leadership Awards from Women In Technology

Self nomination or nominate others in the Northern Virginia, Maryland, or Washington DC area

Submission period closes November 25, 2019

Winners will be announced during the annual Leadership Awards Gala on May 21, 2020.

PR Daily Awards

Self nomination or nominate others

Late submission deadline is June 26, 2020.

PR Daily’s Content Marketing Awards

Self nomination or nominate others

Deadline to apply is July 24, 2020.

Ragan Awards

Self nomination or nominate others

Submission deadlines for remaining categories include: June 26, July 24, August 21, October 23, November 13, and December 4, 2020.

The Markies

Self nomination or nominate others

Submissions open from October 21, 2019 to January 24, 2020

Award Ceremony on March 25, 2020 during Oracle’s Modern Customer Experience conference

Top Tech Awards

Self nomination or nominate others in the San Diego region

Submissions period not open yet, but will close in March 2020.

Award Ceremony on May 7, 2020 at the Paddock at Del Mar Fairgrounds.

Women in Content Marketing Awards

Self nomination or nominate others

Deadline to apply is July 6, 2020.

Women in IT Global Awards

Awards given based on the following locations:

Self nomination or nominate others

Asia:

Submission period not yet open.

Award Ceremony on June 2, 2020 at the 2020 Women in IT Asia Awards event.

Eastern Europe:

Submission period not yet open.

Dates for the 2020 Bucharest event not yet released.

Europe:

Submission period not yet open.

Dates for the 2020 Berlin event not yet released.

Ireland:

Submission period not yet open.

Dates for the 2020 Ireland event not yet released.

London:

Shortlist has been determined for 2020.

Award Ceremony on January 29, 2020 at the 2020 Women in IT London Awards event.

New York:

Submissions period closes January 10, 2020.

Award Ceremony on March 25, 2020 at the 2020 Women in IT New York Awards event.

Silicon Valley:

Submission period not yet open.

Dates for the 2020 Silicon Valley event not yet released.

Toronto:

Submission period not yet open.

Dates for the 2020 Toronto event not yet released.

While this list is a round up of some of the best awards, it’s surely not comprehensive, and some may require a fee. Take a moment to familiarize yourself with awards in your industry, and see if you — or your organization — could be a potential winning candidate for one of these tech, marketing, and customer experience awards.

Award and event details are subject to change.

Erin Ollila
Erin Ollila believes in the power of words and how a message can inform – and even transform – its intended audience. After a 12+ year career in human resources, she's jumped headfirst into digital strategy. Erin is a geek for SEO and all things social media.
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