About the Awards

About the Awards

The Connectiv Innovation Awards are the Neal Awards for business. They are based on innovative solutions to the biggest problems facing the industry. These awards will be celebrated at the Innovation Awards Festival, a high-energy meet-up showcasing innovation at a festive cocktail celebration. Innovation Award winners will be present at the festival, and a People’s Choice Innovation winner will be chosen. Two Leadership Awards will also be announced, the Most Innovative Company and the Disruptive Innovator.

The Innovation Awards are surprising, enlightening, provocative, entertaining and informative! You need to be part of it!

Benefits of Nominating

  • Winners will present live in front of an audience in New York to compete for the People’s Choice Innovation Award, selected through a real-time text vote.

  • Winners will have the opportunity for a jury of experts to provide thoughtful feedback on their innovations.

  • Winner presentations will be recorded and made available to presenters as well as available on the Connectiv website.



  • All winners will receive official trophies and be promoted as part of a public relations campaign to the business information community and business public at large.

  • The content of the entries will be repurposed for white papers, web-based case studies, event content, newsletters and other content feed opportunities to Connectiv membership of 200 world-class business information companies who reach an audience of more than 100 million professionals.

  • All winners will receive Innovation Awards branding materials to use for promotional and public relations campaigns.

  • Company teams who attend the Innovation Festival will share and learn from the presentations and be able to vote on the People’s Choice Innovation Award.

  • Promotions may win quarters, innovation wins decades.

    - Bob McDonald, former Chairman, President, and CEO, Proctor & Gamble

Innovation Advisory Board

  • Dustin Haisler, Chief Innovation Officer, e.Republic
  • Kevin Novak, CEO, 2040 Digital
  • Kip MCDaniel, Content Director, Institutional Investor