San Jose, Calif. (PRWEB) August 12, 2010
The Society for New Communications Research (http://sncr.org ), a global nonprofit research and education foundation and think tank focused on the latest developments in new media and communications, today announced a call for entries for the 2010 Excellence in New Communications Awards.
These prestigious awards honor the work of corporations, governmental and nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, media outlets and individuals who are innovating the use of social media, ICT, mobile media, and collaborative technologies in the areas of business, media, and professional communications, including advertising, marketing, public relations, corporate communications, and CRM, as well as entertainment, education, politics, and social initiatives.
Awards are granted in six divisions: Corporate, Government, Media, Nonprofit/NGO, Academic and Technology Innovation (for New Communications and Social Media Technology Vendors), and in 13 categories: Online Reputation Management; Behind the Firewall; Influencer Relations; External Communities; Collaboration and Co-creation; Online Audio / Video; Online Publishing and Blogging; Mobile Media; Microblogging; Social CRM; Social Commerce, Social Data and Measurement, and Use of Multiple Platforms / Integrated Initiatives.
Entrants are asked to submit case studies detailing their initiatives and technologies. The winning case studies will be published by SNCR, and the winners will be honored at the 2010 Society for New Communications Research Symposium & Awards Gala, which will be held November 4-5, 2010 at Stanford University in Stanford, CA. The Master of Ceremonies for the 2010 SNCR Excellence in New Communications Awards Gala will be SNCR Senior Fellow Paul Gillin.
Entry guidelines and the online entry form can be found at https://sncr.wufoo.com/forms/2010-sncr-excellence-in-new-communications-awards/. The deadline for submissions is September 10th, 2010. No extensions will be granted.
Entry fees: $75. USD per entry. A portion of each entry fee is tax-deductible, and all proceeds benefit SNCR, a 501c3 foundation. For more information, call +1 408-266-9658.
About the Society for New Communications Research (SNCR)
The Society for New Communications Research is a global 501c3 nonprofit research and education foundation and think tank dedicated to the advanced study of the latest developments in new media and communications, and their effect on traditional media and business models, communications, culture and society. SNCR creates a bridge between the academic community and practitioners using these new tools and methodologies, and is focused on research, education and best practices. For more information about the Society for New Communications Research, visit http://www.sncr.org or call +1 (408) 266-9658.