The Sharkie Awards 2013

January 03, 2013 | Irwin Hipsman
The Sharkie Awards 2013

Sharkies 2013It’s Sharkie Time!

The most anticipated and enjoyable event of the year for the Brainshark community just launched: The Sharkies!  We are celebrating the 5th annual competition which recognizes excellence in business communications.  Each year we acknowledge the best and most innovative customer presentations in a variety of categories. To see past winners, visit our Customer Presentation Gallery.

Presentations may be submitted by customers and authors using Brainshark or myBrainshark. Every year we add a few new categories and this year’s are:

  • Marketing for Lead Generation (sponsored by Eloqua)

  • SlideShark Presentations

  • Humorous Presentations

The deadline to submit presentations is February 1, 2013, and awards will be presented during a live webinar on April 3rd.

In addition to the new categories listed above, our full list of categories also includes:

  • My First Presentation

  • Mobilized Presentation

  • Marketing

  • Short Presentations (less than 90 seconds)

  • Creative Expression  (sponsored by Bright Carbon)

  • Foreign Language  (sponsored by Lead Fabric)

  • Corporate Communications  

  • Training (external audience)

  • Training (internal audience)

  • Charitable Cause

  • Voiceless Presentation (no narration)

This year we are excited to have the following category sponsors who will be participating in the judging of presentations:

              Sharkie Sponsor BrightCarbon      Sharkie Sponsor Eloqua      Sharkie Sponsor Leadfabric

sharkie trophyThe winner in each category will receive a beautiful glass Sharkie trophy and be eligible for the “Presentation of the Year”. Once again year, customers will help choose the top Presentations of the Year.

First place will receive a grand prize (such as a trip, team outing, iPads) valued at $2,000. Second and third place finishers will also receive prizes valued at $1,000 and $500 respectively. If the prize winners cannot accept gifts per company policy, their organization has the option of having Brainshark make a donation to a charity or applying 2x the value of the award towards Brainshark Professional Services.

Nominations are already coming in so be sure to visit the Sharkie nomination page for criteria and guidelines.

Enter the 2013 Sharkies!

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