Celebrating the Most Inspiring Stories and Impactful Usecases of
Video in B2B Marketing, Sales, and Video Production
Submissions for Vidyard’s Video in Business Awards 2019 have now closed. Check out all of the finalists and winners here!
are about impact,
not view counts!
We’re looking for marketing, sales, and video production trailblazers who are using video strategically throughout the buyers’ journey to drive better business outcomes.
Winners will be based on both content effectiveness and the quantitative impact that content has on their business results. Sound like you? Enter now!
Video Marketing Awards
The Storyteller understands that the art of creative storytelling isn’t just for Hollywood. 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, the Storyteller deserves 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, or custom video experiences to produce results the rest of us only 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.
Video Selling Awards
The Attractor knows that it takes more than a catchy subject line to warm up a cold prospect. This memorable sales development rep (or team) uses personal videos in creative ways to stand out from the crowd, connect in more authentic ways, book more meetings, and crush their quota.
The Accelerator uses video to stay one step ahead of the competition. This epic account exec (or entire team) uses targeted videos to create more opportunities, accelerate deal cycles, and increase close rates. From one-to-one 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 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 get noticed. The secret to their success? Doing unique, unexpected, and eye-catching things on camera to reach out to their buyers in a way that is simply irresistible.
Video Production Awards
The Producer is a top-notch in-house video creator who helps their business generate big results with amazing video content. This individual not only produces killer marketing videos, but they also help teams across the business do more with video content. Nominate yourself, or nominate the producer in your business who you simply couldn’t live without!
The Enabler is a savvy business that is empowering people across the company to create and share customized video content. They recognize that video is here to stay, and are taking bold steps to ensure marketers, sellers, customer service reps and others can take a do-it-yourself approach to creating and leveraging video content as a better way to connect with their audience.
The Agency Partner of the Year goes above-and-beyond to help their clients be successful with impactful video content. They not only produce amazing videos, but they help their clients plan and execute their video content strategy. Agencies must be nominated by one of their clients! If you’re an awesome agency deserving of this award, please ask your client if they agree – and if so, have them submit! If you’re part of a business and you think the agency you work with deserves this prestigious honor, you know what to do.
Video Mastery Award
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.
What Can I Win?
In addition to ongoing recognition, Video in Business category finalists and winners will receive prize packs designed to help their teams further accelerate their video creation efforts! Prizes are subject to change.
Lights, Camera, Action—
nominations are now open
Who puts on the Video in Business Awards?
The Video in Business Awards are run by Vidyard. These awards are a way to celebrate modern marketing, sales, and video production trailblazers who are using video in creative ways to solve real business challenges and generate better results.
Can I see all of the questions in advance?
Yes, absolutely! We’ve prepared a handy, downloadable PDF that you can use to help you plan your Video in Business Awards submission.
Do you have a sample submission so that I can tell my submission is on the right track?
Yes, absolutely! We’ve prepared a handy, downloadable PDF with all of the questions. We’ve also included a sample submission in this PDF so that you can make sure you provide the right amount of information to our judges.
I need inspiration. Can you help?
Absolutely! We have an entire video library to get your creative juices flowing. Check out our Video Inspiration Hub.
Can I submit an older campaign, video, or program initiative?
Submissions must be video content produced and used between January 1, 2019, and now.
What elements are involved in my submission?
Tell us about your problem, solution, and key results from your campaign or video. A video is not required as part of your submission, but considering these are video awards, —we will enthusiastically accept video along with your submission.
Is a video required, or a bonus?
Video is not required as part of your submission, but considering these are video awards, we will enthusiastically accept video along with your submission. Adding a video will improve your chances.
Do I need to be a Vidyard customer or partner to be eligible to participate?
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.
Can I enter more than one video?
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.
How will my application(s) be judged?
Applications with be evaluated by our panel of judges based on overall video content and supporting results demonstrating impact.
How will I be notified if I’ve won?
If you are selected as a finalist, we will contact you via email by November 5.
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