You can submit your SAP Innovation Awards entry and join us in continuing the tradition of honoring those who’ve made an impact by disrupting industries, helping the world run better, and improving people’s lives.
Now in its ninth year, the SAP Innovation Awards provides an opportunity for forward-thinking organizations and individuals that have harnessed the power of the latest SAP products and technologies to highlight successes and innovation leadership.
That’s where you come in.
Plan to submit your entry around four straight forward steps and also join us in “paying it forward”: In honor of all participants, SAP will donate $100 for each eligible entry up to $20,000 to an outstanding charity, Theirworld, to help children unlock their potential.
Submissions for the SAP Innovation Awards 2022 Are Now Open
Scott Russell, a member of the Executive Board of SAP SE for Customer Success, recently made the official announcement for the SAP Innovation Awards 2022.
“Once a year, the boundless limits of the imagination are celebrated at the SAP Innovation Awards, and we are continuing the tradition of honoring those who’ve made an impact with daring, ingenuity, and vision.”
He and the SAP Innovation Awards team encourages you, our SAP customers and partners, to consider participating in the SAP Innovation Awards and share your stories of inspiration and creativity.
Deadline to Enter is January 31, 2022
For those of you who have not participated before, the SAP Innovation Awards are a comprehensive program that includes dedicated digital properties and promotion, regional activities, content opportunities, media, analyst, peer-to-peer engagement, and more.
The good news is that you have from now ‘til January 31, 2022 to submit your entry.
25 eligible winners will receive:
$1,000 SAP4Good Voucher for donation (per eligible winner)
Exclusive Virtual Winners Awards Ceremony with special guests
SAP Innovation Awards Trophy (one per winner)
Opportunities to participate in many amplification opportunities, including blogs on top media outlets, social media promotion, presenting at events, podcast interviews and more
Note: Entries from non-eligible countries, government, and government related entities are not eligible for the charitable contribution.
Four Straightforward Steps To Enter
One question that is often asked is how to submit an Awards entry.
Feedback from past participants on submitting an entry is that it’s a very straightforward process. Many remark that a quick look at the FAQs and official contest rules is helpful before starting.
To enter, follow these four steps:
Take the Eligibility Self-Assessment (Optional)
Use the online form to check if you are eligible to participate before you start developing your Pitch Deck.
Prepare Your Pitch Deck
Download the NEW Pitch Deck template and review the Guidance Document to get more tips, instructions, and guidance on how to craft a compelling pitch.
Check or Create Your SAP.com Account
Verify that you have an SAP.com account. If you do not have one, click on the “create account” button to register before proceeding to the next step.
Submit Your Entry
Along with the Pitch Deck, you must also complete the online Entry Form with information about you (the participant) and your company. It includes promotional opportunities that you might like to participate in. Remember to upload your Pitch Deck in .PPT format, your company logo, an optional participant photo, and the participating SAP partner logo (if applicable.)
After submitting your entry, the SAP Innovation Awards team will contact you to confirm your submission was received or request additional information, if needed.
Grow Your Reputation with #SAPInnovation Awards
The SAP Innovation Awards team is excited to share an update on the Awards 2022 reputation badges which are a prominent part of the SAP Community with over 3 Million users. These badges further recognize the achievements of participants, finalists, honorable mentions, and winners.
Advantages of displaying these badges include:
Awareness amongst peers and a dynamic SAP professional network
Sharable credentials on social media, email signatures, and websites
Visibility in the context of your SAP Community profile by way of blogs, posts, Question & Answer forums as well as SAP Learning Rooms
Prominence in the SAP Community
In order to receive a badge, the participants should include their “SAP Community Profile URL” in the entry form of the submission and be an active member of the community.
The Clock is Ticking!
Take advantage of the time between now and January 31st and share your #SAPinnovation story!
Key Dates: – Entry Submission – Now ‘til January 31, 2022 – Finalist Announced – March 16, 2021 – Winners Announced – April 14, 2022
Check out this short video of the 2021 Winners (40 seconds)