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Today’s leaders understand the power of social media to share ideas, drive business results and even change the world.

 

The CSuite Digital Leadership Awards — The CSuites, for short — is the first competition of its kind to recognize their impact and achievements on social media and digital channels.

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If you’re a business leader on social media (or work for one), this award is for you.

 

You don’t need to have thousands of followers or be a major business influencer to apply. We’re looking for creativity, effort and authenticity, regardless of the size of your audience. 

 

The only requirement: You believe in the power of social media and digital channels — from podcasts to blogs and video — to share your ideas, make real connections and move your industry.  

WHO SHOULD APPLY?

  • CSuite Award winners are highlighted in national press. Get recognized in major media outlets. 

  • Winners receive a subscription to Hootsuite Pro (valued at $360/year). 

 

  • Enhance your social profiles and marketing materials with a CSuite Digital Leadership Award.

 

  • For agencies and teams, proof positive of the incredible work you do for clients. #humblebrag

WHY ENTER?

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JUDGES

CEO and Founder, Hootsuite

Ryan Holmes is the founder and CEO of Hootsuite. He started the company in 2008 and has helped grow it into the world’s most widely used social relationship platform, with 18-million-plus users, including employees at more than 800 of the Fortune 1000 companies

Twitter  |  Instagram  |  LinkedIn

CEO and Founder, Hootsuite

Partner at Brunswick and Founder of Facebook Global Executive Program

RYAN HOLMES

Reporter at Forbes

TANYA KLICH

RYAN HOLMES

LinkedIn Youth Editor and Founder of Trufan

Swish (Manu) Goswami, 22, has built a multi-hyphenate career. He's a serial tech entrepreneur (CEO and founder of Trufan, which recently acquired SocialRank), LinkedIn Youth Editor, three-time TEDx speaker (signed with the Speakers Spotlight and The AAT Project), and UN Youth Ambassador.

 

LinkedIn  |  Instagram 

SWISH GOSWAMI 

Partner at Brunswick and Founder of Facebook Global Executive Program

Craig Mullaney is one of the leading experts on executives’ use of digital and social media to communicate and lead organizations. He joined the strategic advisory firm Brunswick from Facebook, where he led strategic partnerships and founded Facebook’s Global Executive Program. Craig has provided strategic counsel on critical communications issues to leaders ranging from former heads of state and Fortune 50 CEOs to presidents of major charitable foundations, spiritual leaders, scientific luminaries and entrepreneurs.

 Instagram  |  LinkedIn  |  Twitter  |  Facebook

CRAIG MULLANEY

Leadership Editor

Formerly the Ideas Editor at Quartz and the Editor of Kinfolk magazine, Georgia has edited New York Times and Wall Street Journal best-selling books and led award-winning teams of journalists and designers. She's also spoken about blockchain at the UN, facilitated cross-council sessions on future-proofing technology for the World Economic Forum and MCd the AI stage at Web Summit.

 

Twitter  |  LinkedIn

GEORGIA FRANCES KING

Reporter at Forbes

Tanya Klich is the Lifestyle and E-commerce Reporter for Forbes. She previously worked as an editor on the ForbesWomen and Forbes Entrepreneurs sections. She's a former television reporter for NY1 News, where she covered all things Queens, NY, and got her start in business news as a greenroom greeter and PA at Fox Business.

Twitter  |  Instagram

TANYA KLICH

Founder of The Instagram
Ivy League

Alex helps small business owners, entrepreneurs, bloggers and network marketers leverage Instagram to build brand recognition, create a loyal community, and land their ideal clients.

 

Instagram  |  LinkedIn

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JUDGES

CATEGORIES

Original insights. Great writing. Passion and purpose. This Digital Leader shares wisdom and drives business results in blog posts or published articles devoured by followers.

BEST BLOG OR

OP-ED BY A BUSINESS LEADER

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Mic check! This Digital Leader has their own podcast where they tackle issues in their industry, talk shop with other influencers and connect with their community.

BEST PODCAST HOSTED BY A BUSINESS LEADER

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Lights. Camera. Leadership. This Digital Leader leverages live and recorded video to connect with employees, customers and followers across digital platforms.

BEST

VIDEO

LEADERSHIP

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#CSR. #SocialForGood. This Digital Leader harnesses the power of their platform to support social causes and shine a light on issues inside and outside the workplace.

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 BUSINESS LEADER

TAKING A STAND

Must-watch Stories. Engaged following. #BeautifulShots. This Digital Leader has mastered the art of the ‘gram by using compelling visuals AND video to tell a story about their business, values and leadership style.

BEST LEADER ON

INSTAGRAM

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Catchy posts. Heartfelt updates. Live videos. This Digital Leader dominates social media’s biggest and most versatile platform with a Public Figure Page or Personal Profile that’s popping up in errrrrybody’s feed.

BEST LEADER ON

FACEBOOK

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Industry analysis. Company news. #CorporateCulture. This Digital Leader takes business networking to a whole new level using features like LinkedIn video, Groups and more.

BEST LEADER ON

LINKEDIN

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#Memes. Timely commentary. Unbeatable for being retweetable. This Digital Leader showcases personality, insight and sass in 280-character bites.

BEST LEADER ON

TWITTER

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In light of the COVID-19 crisis, we’ve created a new category to recognize leaders using digital channels — from social media to blogs and video — to guide stakeholders through unprecedented challenges.
NOTE: ALL ENTRY FEES WAIVED FOR THIS CATEGORY

CRISIS LEADERSHIP COMMUNICATIONS

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Eligibility

The CSuite Digital Leadership Awards are open to leaders at all companies, including non-profits and government agencies. The awards cover social media and digital activity that’s gone live over the course of the last year.  

 

Criteria

Our judges are media, social and content pros who look beyond just follower counts. When looking at your application, they assess quality of content shared, level of engagement with followers, progress toward business goals and insider understanding of your chosen platforms. Because this is a social award, we’ll also look at how creatively you share your nomination on social media.  

Selecting Winners

Top winners in each category will be announced in national media outlets across the U.S. and Canada on June 15, 2020. Winners also receive a subscription to Hootsuite Pro (valued at $360/year).

RULES

DATES AND DEADLINES

Nominations open

Early-bird deadline

Extended deadline

WINNERS ANNOUNCED JUNE 29!

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6.29.20

Winners announced in national media

Who is eligible to enter?


The CSuite Digital Leadership Awards are open to leaders at all companies, including non-profits and government agencies. Founders, managers and senior executives with active profiles and growing social followings are encouraged to apply.




Can agencies and corp comms teams enter on behalf of a leader or executive?


Of course! The awards are meant to recognize all the hard work that goes into digital leadership behind the scenes.




How are submissions judged?


A panel of media, social and content pros will evaluate each applicant on the basis of:

  • Your entry form
  • Quality of content shared and creativity of campaigns
  • Level of engagement with followers and loyalty of following
  • Progress toward clear business goals (from driving revenue and boosting culture to changing your industry or advocating for a cause).
  • Insider understanding of your platform and creative use of its unique features (Stories on Instagram, live video on Facebook, blogging on LinkedIn, etc.)
  • Because this is a social award, we’ll also look at how creatively you share your nomination on social media.




What is the cost to enter?


The entry fee is $79. You may enter in multiple categories, but each category requires a separate entry fee.




Can I enter in multiple categories?


Sure! Each entry will be judged independently and requires a separate entry fee.




What does “Powered by CSuite Content” mean?


CSuite Content works directly with senior leaders to turn ideas into headline stories, connect with leading global media and build an executive leadership platform. For a consultation or to learn more click here.




Additional questions?


If you have questions about the awards program or have problems submitting your entry, please contact us at awards@csuitecontent.com.





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