Called "the Oscars for the Dating Industry," the iDateAwards are the first and only business awards for the dating industry. Deemed the most coveted award to win, nominations close October 31. Winners will be announced in January at iDate Las Vegas.
WEBWIRE – New York, NY- Ticonderoga Ventures, Inc. announces that only 7 days remain to make a nomination for the 4th annual iDate Awards.
Called "the Oscars for the Dating Industry" the iDate Awards are the first and only industry awards for the dating business. Deemed the most coveted award to win, it highlights both the people and the companies who exemplify the best and most innovative aspects of the Online Dating, Mobile Dating and Matchmaking Industry.
Nominations began this summer and remain open to the public for submission at www.iDateAwards.com until October 31, 2012. There is no cost to participate and self-nominations are accepted.
13 categories exist for the fourth annual awards. Industry professionals and the general public are encouraged to nominate the best candidates in each of the award categories.
Best Dating Site Best Matchmaker Best Software Provider Best Mobile Dating App Best Dating Site Design Best Dating Coach Most Innovative Company Best New Technology Best Payment System Best Affiliate Program Best Marketing Campaign Best Niche Dating Site Best Up and Coming Dating Site
The awards have the following schedule:
Now to October 31 - Nominations Accepted. November 8 to Jan. 4, 2013 - Voting Jan 17, 2013 - Awards ceremony and winners announced.
The awards ceremony takes place on the night of January 17, 2013 in Las Vegas. It occurs during the 10th annual iDate Internet Dating Industry Conference , the largest event for the online dating and matchmaking industry. The Internet Dating Conference takes place at the Harrah’s Hotel and Casino from January 16 - 18, 2013.
The awards are organized by the iDate Dating Industry Conference and Online Personals Watch.
About the iDate Dating Industry Conference
For over 10 years the Internet Dating Conference has been the first and leading event for the entire dating industry. The event’s primary goals have been to provide C-level dating industry executives with education, ideas, new technology, insight and networking in order to increase business and stay ahead of the curve.
Winners of the 2012 Awards can be seen on this video:
About Online Personals Watch
Since 2004, Online Personals Watch provides the daily news to the internet dating industry. No ads, no fluff, just raw news summaries, official rankings and CEO interviews.
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What I do see are truly determined individuals and companies, some large, some startups, some individuals, making a focused effort to win. If history serves as a guidepost, individuals with that drive have won in previous idate awards.
There are fierce battles going on in a few categories I see: Best Matchmaker, Best Dating Coach, Best Mobile Dating Site and Best Dating site.
For some of the most well known brands....*virtually no one is nominating them*. Their own staff, which numbers in the hundreds are not even bothering to nominate their own company. They are not even posting on twitter asking their own customers to nominate them.
The rules this year is its 100% open to the public for voting. Its easy to see people gaming the system, and its really not happening.
"You got to be in it to win it" ... you need to nominate yourself to win.
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