CRN catches up with some of last year's Sales and Marketing Award (SMA) winners to find out what lifting a trophy actually means
In this final part of our three-part series, CRN asks the Sales and Marketing Awards (SMA) judges what to avoid when writing entries, and their reaction when hearing claims that the process is a 'fix'
In the second part of this three-part series, we ask the judges to share their advice to those writing entries and also why receiving a 'judges commended' award is not to be sniffed at
In the first part of this three-part series, we speak to the judging panel for the 2018 Sales and Marketing Awards to find out what makes a winning entry in their eyes and what they are most looking forward to this year
The eagle-eyed among you will notice that every year there are new categories rearing their heads in the Sales and Marketing Awards. Sara Yirrell explains why.
A light-hearted, tongue-in-cheek Q&A covering all the most pressing and negative questions on the CRN sales and Marketing Awards 2018
It is time to start shouting about your sales and marketing success stories as the entry process for the SMAs is officially opened
Below is the entry criteria for our general categories
Which ones are you going to enter this year?
Below are the criteria for entering the vendor categories
Below are the criteria for entering the distribution categories
Below are the criteria for entering the reseller categories
If you are unsure how to create a winning entry - give these top tips a read!
The legal bit
It is not too late to bag a last-minute place at the channel Oscars
With just two days to go until the entry process closes for the 2017 Awards, make sure you don't miss out on your chance to scoop a channel Oscar
For the last 10 years, the 'big three' Channel Awards have required a face-to-face presentation in front of the judging panel. But many wonder what makes a winning presentation. Our judges share what makes a presentation stand out.
This short video captures the spirit of last year's awards and gives you a taste of things to come in 2017
Obviously with any award process there is no guarantee of winning, but head awards judge Sara Yirrell speaks to some of the experienced judging panel to get their thoughts on how to create a potential winning submission and also what to avoid
Below are some tongue-in-cheek answers to questions we get asked year-in, year-out. Hopefully the answers will help the undecided make up their minds.
A few handy hints and tips to help you hone your entry
See below for a full list of terms and conditions. Please do read them before entering - they are there to help.
A full rundown of all the vendor categories and their respective criteria. Please note again that these are UK-specific awards
A full rundown of the criteria for this year's reseller categories - best of luck with your entries!