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Video in Business
Awards

Celebrating the Most Inspiring and Impactful Use of Video

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Let’s
celebrate
impact,
not view
counts.

Let's celebrate impact, not view counts.

We’re looking for sales and marketing trailblazers who are using video strategically throughout their buyers’ journey to drive better business outcomes.


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Submissions close October 19th, 2018 at 11:59pm EST

Categories

The Contender is a small business with less than 100 employees using video throughout its marketing programs to stand out from competitors and punch above its weight class. No budget? No problem! This scrappy and resourceful team uses all types of videos to stand out, boost audience engagement, increase conversion rates, and generate a ridiculous amount of qualified pipeline.
The Storyteller understands that the art of creative storytelling isn’t just for Hollywood and B2C brands. This exceptional B2B marketer or marketing team writes masterful scripts that result in share-worthy videos that inspire action and produce an emotional response. Whether its a product demo, campaign video, customer story or explainer, you deserve an Oscar for best original scripts in B2B video marketing.
The Visionary recognizes that ‘good enough’ is no longer good enough, creating exceptional video experiences that engage prospects and customers in unique and innovative ways. This marketing team is ahead of the pack using interactive video, personalized video, live streaming, 360 video, or custom video experiences to produce results that the rest of us dream about.
The Performer knows that when it comes to video in business, view counts don’t count. This team uses video throughout the buyer’s journey to generate more leads, accelerate pipeline and close more deals—and has the data to back it up. The Performer is a best-in-class example of how to use video content and video analytics in a strategic and integrated way to deliver real business results.
The Trailblazer is truly admirable when it comes to using video in business. This exceptional marketing team or individual is taking a strategic approach to video as an integrated part of marketing and sales. They’re using video in creative ways to fuel the success of digital marketing, demand gen, brand and social media while embracing new technologies to deliver remarkable experiences with video.
The Video Master is the business we all aspire to be. This visionary organization is embracing the power of video to transform every stage of the customer journey. From marketing and sales to success and support, they use a wide range of video content to humanize their brand, educate their buyers, accelerate sales cycles and connect with customers in more personal ways.
The Connector knows that it takes more than a catchy subject line to warm up a cold prospect. This memorable Sales Development Rep (or team) uses personalized videos in creative ways to stand out from the crowd, connect in more personal ways, book more meetings and crush their quota.
The Engager drinks coffee, rings bells and uses video to stay one step ahead of their competition. This epic Account Exec (or entire team) uses targeted videos to create more opportunities, accelerate deal cycles and increase close rates. From 1:1 video messages to customized demos and sales proposals, they use the power of video to personalize their message, build trust and ring more bells.
The Builder pulls out all the stops when it comes to helping customers find success. This fabulous Account Management or Customer Experience team/individual uses video content and personal video messages to better connect with customers, improve onboarding and support experiences, and drive higher NPR and retention rates by making customers truly feel like a part of the family.
The Dream Team is firing on all cylinders when it comes to using video throughout the customer lifecycle. From outbound prospecting and opportunity management to onboarding and support, this team is using a mix of personalized videos, custom recordings, off-the-shelf videos and live video conferencing to transform the customer experience from the first touch to the latest upsell.
The Innovator is blazing new trails when it comes to personalizing outreach to customers and prospects. This fearless individual or team is using video in creative ways to stand out from the crowd and truly get noticed. The secret to their success? Doing unique, unexpected, and sometimes ridiculous things on camera to reach out to their buyers in a way that is simply irresistible.
The Video Master is the business we all aspire to be. This visionary organization is embracing the power of video to transform every stage of the customer journey. From marketing and sales to success and support, they use a wide range of video content to humanize their brand, educate their buyers, accelerate sales cycles and connect with customers in more personal ways.
Vbot Trophy

The Video Master
Embracing Video Across Marketing and Sales to Fuel Growth

The Video Master is the business we all aspire to be. This visionary organization is embracing the power of video to transform every stage of the customer journey.

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Judges


Ann Handley
Chief Content Officer at MarketingProfs
@MarketingProfs

Jay Baer
Founder of Convince & Convert
@JayBaer

Matt Heinz
President of Heinz Marketing
@heinzmarketing

Andrew Davis
Best-selling Author & Keynote Speaker
@DrewDavisHere

Salma Jafri
Video Content Strategist
@salmajafri

Linda West
Award-Winning Video Marketer Trailblazer
@misslindawest

Jamie Shanks
CEO @ Sales for Life
@jamietshanks

Jill Rowley
Chief Growth Officer of Marketo
@jill_rowley

Morgan Ingram
Director of Sales Evolution and Execution of JBarrows Sales Training
@morganjingram

Marcus Sheridan
Owner/Partner of
IMPACT
@TheSalesLion

Trish Bertuzzi
CEO of The Bridge Group, Inc.
@ridgegroupinc

Max Altschuler
Founder and CEO of
Sales Hacker
@HackItMax

Tyler Lessard
VP of Marketing Vidyard
@TylerLessard

Shikha Bindra
Business Development Manager of Vidyard
@BindraShikha

Prizes

Backpack, Webcam, 360 camera, Bose speaker

Each of our finalists and category winners will receive unimaginable prize packs designed to help their teams further accelerate their video production efforts across marketing, sales and beyond. And of course, all the glory!


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Past Winners

Want to know what videos our judges thought were awesome in previous years?
Take a look at the past winners submissions here.

Terminus
Hootsuite
Salesforce
Solarwinds

So what are you waiting for?
Submit your videos now!


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Questions?


The Video in Business Awards are hosted by Vidyard. Theses awards are a way to celebrate modern Marketing and Sales trailblazers who are using video in creative ways to solve re al business challenges and generate better results.
Absolutely! We have an entire video library to give you some ideas and get your creative juices flowing. Check out our Video Inspiration Hub.
Please keep submissions to January 1 2017, to present.
Tell us about your problem, solution, and key results from your campaign or video.
Video is not required as part of your submission, but considering these are video awards—we will enthusiastically accept video along with your submission.
To win a Vidyard Video in Business Award you do not need to be a Vidyard customer or partner. You do however need to have the rights/permission to share your video content publicly.
Absolutely! Please fill out the application for each award category you wish to be considered for. Please note that you are only eligible to win one award.
Applications with be evaluated by our panel of judges based on overall video content and supporting results demonstrating impact.
If you are selected as a finalist, we will contact you via email by October 29th.
Feel free to email us at vibawards@vidyard.com.

Other Questions? Feel free to email us at vibawards@vidyard.com