Pando PR Tips No. 35

ETC Best In Education Awards, Stevies, Inc Best Places to Work, Breakthrough Awards, eSN Media Guides, other tips

Upcoming Awards and Conference Due Dates:

  • EdTech Chronicle Awards - Extended entries close Jan 31
    ​I'm pretty keen on this publication and their Inaugural Best in Education Awards. The entry process is very simple and they recognize the industry, deals and partnerships in edtech. Cost is $150. Categories include best executives, academic leaders (nominate your clients!), podcasts, articles, product launches, investors, support service (like PR firms!), conferences, company of the year, and more).
  • The Stevies - Regular entry open till Feb 7
    The 22nd annual American Business Awards (aka The Stevies) are open for regular entry submissions until February 7 and late entry till March 6. Top business leaders will review submissions in various categories that cover all aspects of business. Cost for entry varies. We've had several winners here over the years. Sometimes they feature winners in their blog which gets a lot of visibility. They have also simplified the entry process. It's a good program.
  • 2024 Inc. Best Places to Work - Application deadline Feb 9
    Apply for your company to be recognized as a place where people love to work, one that sets the standard for excellence in company culture. Some qualifications include: being based in the United States, having at least 5 permanent employees and having been in business 2+ years. A certain percentage of employees will need to complete the employee survey with Quantum Workplace. Cost is $345 (Jan 26) or $395 (Feb 9).
  • 2024 EdTech Breakthrough Awards - ​ 2024 program just opened for entries
    ​The EdTech Breakthrough Awards is easy to enter and FREE (even better!) Various categories include Global Engagement, Next-Gen Schools, Remote Learning, and Language Learning. Final entries are due March 15.
  • eSchool Media Digital Guides - FREE listing on eSchool Media Digital Guide
    eSchool News publishes monthly Digital Guides and your company's profile can appear in the index for each guide you select. There is a FREE listing option and enhanced listing option ($500 per month). Digital Guides include Digital Equity (March 2024), Game Based Learning (June 2024), Coding, Robotics & Engineering (October 2024). Enter as many months as you'd like.

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Upcoming News and Social Pegs:

  • International Day of Women and Girls in Science - Feb 11, 2024
  • Digital Learning Day - Feb 29, 2024
  • Read Across America Day - ​ Mar 2, 2024
  • SEL Day - Mar 8, 2024
  • Pi Day - Mar 14, 2024

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