Congratulations to the winners of the 2016 Innovation Management Awards!

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Best Engagement Strategy

Awarded to the organization that best demonstrates a high level of engagement through the most creative and successful methods.

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Runner-Up for Best Engagement Strategy

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Best Moderation Strategy

Awarded to the community that can demonstrate the most efficient and effective processes for refining and evaluating ideas.

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Runner-Up for Best Moderation Strategy

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Best Innovation

Whether it was a new product, process, market focus, or shift in thinking – the best innovation award goes to the community that made the most surprising or impactful idea a reality.

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Runner-Up for Best Innovation

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Winners in each category received:

  • An Apple Watch
  • 5% discount for the winning community on their 2017 subscription
  • A VIP pass to IdeaScale’s 2017 Open Nation Conference
  • An IdeaBuzz challenge – for free
  • Promotional PR Packet

The deadline for submission was November 18th, 2016. Winners were announced in December 2016.

To have nominated a community:

Entrants must have filled out an entry form in the appropriate category by November 18th, 2016

  • Best Engagement Strategy
  • Best Moderation Strategy
  • Best Innovation


  • Nominees must have launched an IdeaScale crowdsourcing project in the past two years.
  • Must be a project that is publicly shareable as of December 2016.
  • Entry forms must be completed in a single sitting. To request a copy of the entry form in advance, please contact The more relevant details provided, the better judges will be able to evaluate merit.

Please direct all awards inquiries to Jessica Day at

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