Pando PR Tips No. 34

World Education Summit, Women Entrepreneur Awards, UNITED, CODiE, Canadian Conf., ETC Awards for Business in Education


Great Companies - Women Entrepreneur Awards 2023 - FREE to enter
Nominations for the Great Companies - 2023 Women Entrepreneur Award (GCWEA) are open and is FREE to enter. GCWEA is open to women entrepreneurs only and are expected to playing an active role in leading their business.

World Education Summit - Speaking submissions close Nov 24
World Education Summit (WES) is virtual (in March). Selected sessions must be pre-recorded. WES 2023 had 30,000+ registrants from 87 countries. Eight different categories including Cool Schools, Keynotes, Podcast Corner, and Research Bites.

UNITED Conference - Speaking submissions close Dec 8
UNITED Annual School Leaders Conference July 15 – 17, 2024 in Nashville is a combo of NAESP (leaders of elementary-middle grades) and NASSP (leaders of middle grades-high school). Submissions are due Dec 8th.

SIIA CODiE Awards - Submissions close Dec 10
The CODiE's awards are currently open for submissions. It is the only peer-recognized program in the Business and EdTech industries. Prices varies based on membership an non-membership and increase as the deadline of Dec. 10 approaches.

Canada International Conference on Education 2024 - Speaking submissions close Dec 10
Canada International Conference on Education (CICE) 2024 is open for submissions for the 2024 event in Toronto in July. CICE says they have succeeded in becoming a referential global meeting point for educators, social entrepreneurs, start-ups, research centers, networking, provoking discussion, reflection and inspiring new ideas. Talks will be 30 minute sessions and submissions are due Dec 10.

Business Intelligence Group - Best Places to Work 2023 - Open for entries until Dec 15
Business Intelligence Group - Best Places to Work recognizes companies making their people a top priority. Nominees are given the option for a 20 question Employee Insights Survey to use as a performance benchmark and to improve company culture. Cost is $849 per entry.

Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence: Best of 2023 - Open until Jan 12
​The T&L Awards of Excellence: Best of 2023 celebrates the educational technology from the last 12 months that has excelled in supporting teachers, students and education professionals. Three separate categories: Primary, Secondary or Higher Education. Cost is $625 for a single entry and discounts are available for multiples.

Edtech Chronicle Awards - Open for entries until Jan 15
​Edtech Chronicle Inaugural "Besties" are now open for entries. The Besties recognize that in order to develop great products that improve access and learning across the globe often requires great people and partnerships and exemplary execution of deals, promotions, and development. There are over 40+ categories and cost is $150.

Upcoming News and Social Pegs:

  • Special Education Day - Dec. 2, 2023
  • Computer Science Education Week - Dec 4 - 10, 2023


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