Entry Kit

12th Annual 2020 Golden Bridge Business and Innovations Awards

THE GOLDEN BRIDGE AWARDS TROPHY

The Golden Bridge Awards trophy is one of the world’s most coveted prizes. Since 2003 the SVUS (Silicon Valley United States) Awards have been conferred for business achievements to individuals and organizations of every size and from all over the world.

The hand crafted black crystal trophy is designed in Silicon Valley, United States and includes the hand-cast antique finish Golden Bridge Awards emblem. With state-of-the-art laser engraving and assembled right here in United States, this is a trophy that’s something you will display and keep forever.

HOW THE GOLDEN BRIDGE AWARDS WINNERS WILL BE DETERMINED

These are industry and peer awards. Judges are executives and professionals representing a broad spectrum of industry voices and from around the world. All judges are volunteers who provide their expert inputs and valuable time in scoring each nomination. Judges’ average scores will determine the Golden Bridge Awards winners. In each category the nomination with the highest cumulative score will win the Gold status followed by Silver and Bronze. You or someone who you know may apply to volunteer as a judge.

Answer this question first – What do you and your organization want to be recognized for?

Make a list of all the things that went well within your company in the past 12-18 months. This will help you determine who or what you want to nominate, and in which categories.

Now select one or more category groups. What are Category Groups?

Category groups contain several categories relevant to that group. For example Executive Category Group will contain categories relevant to nominating executives. The Golden Bridge Awards has the following “Category Groups”:

A1. People | Innovator, Lifetime Achievement, Maverick, and Women Awards Categories Group
A2. People | Entrepreneur Awards Categories Group
A3. People | Executive, Management, and Professionals Awards Categories Group
A4. People | Professional and Staffer (non-executive) of the Year (NO FEE)
B1. New Product & Service Innovation | AI, Information Technology & Cyber Security Awards categories
B2. New Product & Service Innovation | Content Technologies and Information Management Awards Categories Group
B3. New Product & Service Innovation | Education Awards Categories Group
B4. New Product & Service Innovation | Energy/CleanTech Industry Awards categories
B5. New Product & Service Innovation | Health Care Awards Categories Group
B6. New Product & Service Innovation | Industry and Vertical Markets
B7. New Product & Service Innovation | Best New Product or Service Awards Categories Group
B8. Product & Service Development | People Awards Categories Group
B9. Product & Service Development | Campaign, Outstanding Achievement, Project or Initiative, and Team-Department Awards Categories Group
C1. Company | Innovative Company of the Year Awards Categories Group
C2. Company | Best Company Awards Categories Group
C3. Company | Startup Awards Categories Group (NO FEE)
D1. Corporate Communications and PR | People Awards Categories Group
D2. Corporate Communications and PR | Campaign, Outstanding Achievement, Project or Initiative, and Team-Department Awards Categories Group
E1. Creative | App & Mobile Website Awards Categories
E2. Creative | Live Events Awards Categories
E3. Creative | Publications and Print Awards Categories
E4. Creative | Digital and Online Campaign Awards Categories
E5. Creative | Video, Commercial, Advertising, and Film Awards Categories
E6. Creative | Web, Social Media, and Online Presence Awards Categories
E7. Creative | Campaign, Outstanding Achievement, Project or Initiative, and Team-Department Awards Categories Group
F1. Customer Service & Support | People Awards Categories Group
F2. Customer Service & Support | Campaign, Outstanding Achievement, Project or Initiative, and Team-Department Awards Categories Group
G1. Customer Success of the Year Awards Categories Group
H1. Human Resources | People Awards Categories Group
H2. Human Resources | Campaign, Outstanding Achievement, Project or Initiative, and Team-Department Awards Categories Group
I1. Information Technology Users | People Awards Categories Group
I2. Information Technology Users | Campaign, Outstanding Achievement, Project or Initiative, and Team-Department Awards Categories Group
J1. Marketing | People Awards Categories Group
J2. Marketing | Campaign, Outstanding Achievement, Project or Initiative, and Team-Department Awards Categories Group
K1. Milestone of the Year Awards Categories Group

Each category group has several categories. After you have decided in which Category Groups you would like to participate, now select one or more categories in that Category Group.

Fees and Deadlines

Each category may require an entry fee or may be free. There are 4 different deadlines and the fees increase after each deadline. So we recommend submitting as early as possible so that you can avail the discounts on fees.

Who will be your organization’s Primary Contact?

The person who will be submitting entries for your organization will be the “Primary Contact” whom we will keep posted on the progress of your entry submission. You may choose to assign more contacts who would also like to be kept posted.

We do not sell, rent or share any contact details with anyone. So your contact details are safe with us. But we need enough details to contact you so that we can not only keep you posted but also be able to reach you if we require any more information regarding your submissions.

How to prepare your content for each category

– You would be required to submit contact details of Primary Contact.
– You would also be required to submit details about the organization that’s being nominated.
– Most categories require you to prepare an essay of 650 words and a summary of 3 bullet points on why the nomination should be considered by the judges.

Advice on preparing content that gets noticed by the Judges

– Keep it simple
– Focus more on keeping the content positive and highlight the most recent and important achievements first
– Do not use this opportunity to belittle or criticize the competition. Focus on your organization only.
– It’s ok to mention any uniqueness or being the “first” in something. It’s ok to highlight any challenges faced and action taken to overcome them.

Ready to submit your entries?

Go to the “Start an Entry” page and begin. All the best!