CDW-G Technology Innovation Award for Athletics Departments

CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT A NOMINATION FOR THE 2018-19 CDW-G TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION AWARD

CDW-G and NACDA have partnered to create the Technology Innovation Award for Athletics Departments to recognize best practices in technology innovation by NACDA member institutions across all divisions. The winner will receive a trophy and $25,000 in Microsoft and Cisco technology products and services sold by CDW-G.

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Nomination Criteria

  • Nominee must be a current, paid NACDA member institution from any division to qualify.
  • Athletics departments must submit up to a 500-word description of their technology innovation during the 2018-19 school year (any sport), including objectives, outcomes and budget. Examples include student-athlete enablement, facility modernization, fan engagement, etc.
  • Supporting collateral material including videos, photos and social media can also be submitted. This is encouraged, but not required.
  • Nominations must be submitted via THIS LINK by 8 p.m. ET on Monday, April 1, 2019. Any submission questions can be directed to Kara Ditzel in the NACDA Office at kditzel@nacda.com or (440) 788-7483.

The top-three finalists will be selected and announced in conjunction with the 2019 NACDA & Affiliates Convention in Orlando, Florida. The winner will then be announced in July and an on-campus presentation of the award will be scheduled for the fall.

2019 Selection Committee
Ross Bjork
, Vice Chancellor for Intercollegiate Athletics, University of Mississippi
Pat Chun, Director of Athletics, Washington State University
Dan Fagan, CDW-G Practice Manager, Sports and Entertainment
Jean Lenti Ponsetto, Athletics Director, DePaul University
Bob Vecchione, Executive Director, NACDA


Press Releases
August 6, 2018 - Xavier University Announced as 2018 Best Game Day Technology Experience Award Winner
June 28, 2018 - NACDA and CDW-G Announce Finalists for Inaugural Best Game Day Technology Experience Award
July 24, 2017 - Arizona State University Announced as 2017 Best Game Day Technology Experience Award Winner
June 12, 2017 - NACDA and CDW-G Announce Finalists for Inaugural Best Game Day Technology Experience Award
December 1, 2016 - NACDA and CDW-G Announce Partnership to Present New Award