Please adhere to the following guidelines:
*Note: Business Partners must be present at IBM Connect 2013 in Orlando, Florida to display solution for final evaluation of the Best of Show and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) award.
NEW in 2013: IBM Collaboration Solutions welcomes ALL PartnerWorld member levels Business Partners: Member, Advanced and Premier Business.
|1.||Nominations must be submitted in English language format only.|
|2.||Nomination deadline for categories listed below is January 7, 2013 at 11:55 P.M. Eastern Standard Time (New York).|
Nomination deadline for all other categories is December 14, 2012 at 11:55 P.M. Eastern Standard Time (New York).
|3.||NOTE: Business Partners must be present at IBM Connect 2013 to display solution for final evaluation for the *Best of Show and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) award.|
|4.||Please complete all questions on the nomination form. If an asterisk (*) appears next to a field, the information is required and must be completed in order to submit the nomination, except for the Attachment fields on Step Four. On that tab, please ensure you attach at least a nomination form and also your company logo if at all possible.|
|5.||Nominations can be saved as a draft. You can make changes to any nomination saved as a draft. Once the nomination has been submitted, you will not be allowed to edit the nomination.|
|6.||All nominations must be submitted for judging consideration. Nominations saved as draft will not be judged.|
|7.||IBM Business Partners must indicate their company's consent to submit the nomination by providing the name and title of an authorized representative from their company. IBM employees nominating an IBM Business Partner must provide the name and title of an authorized representative from the IBM Business Partner company as proof of identity and consent to the nomination.|
|8.||Shrink wrapped products must have commercially shipped as of December 1, 2012 in order to qualify. If you would like the judges to review an executable demo, please provide a Web address along with instructions on how to access the demo on the nomination form. These instructions may be provided in the 'Additional Information' field above the URL question.|
|9.||Please do not send confidential information.|
|10.||If you require assistance in completing your nomination form in English, please contact email@example.com
|11.||PartnerWord ID and Password is needed to login to submit a nomination.|
|12.||You must be an IBM Business Partner for your nomination to be considered for an award. 2013 ICS Awards open to all PartnerWorld Business Partner member levels (Member, Advanced and Premier Business Partners) .|
|13.||Business Partners may nominate different solutions for more than one category, but NOT THE SAME SOLUTION for multiple categories, unless they are also nominating for the Best of Show and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) award, judged on site at IBM Connect 2013 Product Showcase on Sunday, January 27, 2013 in the afternoon in Orlando, Florida.|
|14.||One final piece of advice, here is the information the judges look for:|
If you have questions or need further information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.