First Round Screening
First round screening will be conducted online to identify three winners in each of the the Innovation categories. Judges will be recruited from the business divisions of Connectiv.
The winners will be invited to New York to compete in front of a B2B peer-to-peer audience, presenting to the audience and a jury of judges who will interview each winner.
Leadership Awards Screening
First round screening will be conducted online to identify the three finalists in each Leadership Award category. A finals jury comprised of well-respected business executives will select the winners of the two Leadership Awards. Winners will be announced at the Innovation Festival.
The People’s Choice Innovation Award has been created to make the Innovation Awards engaging and immediate. Attendees at the festival will choose the one grand winner from among the contenders by participating in simple, democratic, real-time judging at the venue, utilizing a texting survey via their smartphones.