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Winners Stopping World Hunger

Published : 3 August 2017

These winners are stopping world hunger. So who's winning now? One of the things I love so much about running a company that manages awards programs and helps businesses win awards is that I get to hear of some really amazing businesses achieving incredible feats that are changing the world. The [...]

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How Many Words Should I Write?

Published : 24 July 2017

My blog “SurveyMonkey and a Shocking Tale of Misadventure” stirred up some questions last week with one young woman entrepreneur ringing me out of the blue to ask my advice: “I’m entering awards that ask me to write no more than 500 words. Do I need to write exactly 500 [...]

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Shocking Tale of Misadventure

Published : 10 July 2017

I’m itching to tell you about a faux par… a wasted innovation… a shocking tale of misadventure, and what I learnt from it. Last week I received a call from a client for whom we produce award submissions who said their 2017 city business awards had just launched and the business [...]

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Pay It Forward at Gala Awards Nights

Published : 19 April 2017 Author : Liz Rivers

I've often pondered ways for charities and NGOs to get a better "bang for their buck" when it comes to fundraising and profile building. Generosity at a recent dinner event showed me one brilliant way. Our team volunteered our services for the inaugural FurBall on the Beach cha [...]

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Blame It On the Oscars Envelope

Published : 28 February 2017 Author : Liz Rivers

That is what we’re being told. Blame the envelope for the biggest stuff-up in Academy Awards history. There are two sets of identical envelopes kept on stage at the Oscars – one on either side. Each envelope is emblazoned with the award category and this should ensure that the Pricewa [...]

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