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OWC Awards

Working group for a proposed industry awards to honor excellence in technology spreading the word of wine through a world of wine drinkers.

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Latest Activity: Feb 26, 2011

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Proposal for a New Industry Awards Program 69 Replies

Started by Tim Elliott. Last reply by tom merle Dec 11, 2008.

Naming the program 11 Replies

Started by tom merle. Last reply by Robert McIntosh Mar 22, 2008.

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Comment by tom merle on May 20, 2008 at 10:57am
I nominate for ~Outstanding Achievement in Technology Spreading the Word or Wine Through a World of Wine Drinkers~
Comment by tom merle on April 17, 2008 at 7:51am
While Derek is right, he is only partially right. One way to build an organization is to start an awards program which can be very understated at the beginning. Tiffany Shlain launched the Webbys without any organization; now look at it.

Then, too, it's meant to serve as a device for acknowledging major achievements--no "best of" (singlular), just ~Best Practices~.
Comment by Derek on April 11, 2008 at 6:20am
I am loving the energy all round this site, but I did smile and frown at once when I saw that by far and away the most popular group in the nascent effort was the awards group. Lots and lots of building to do before we should be concerned about how to pat ourselves on the back I am thinking. Just a thought amidst much grooviness...
Comment by Thomas Pellechia on March 26, 2008 at 6:04am
First, I'm still trying to get used to this forum software. I don't even know where this comment is going to show up!

Second, I'm relatively ambivalent about awards, but also open-minded enough to think that there may be a better mouse trap.

Third, someone tell me how to use the group and its many separate forum locations. If you want my first suggestion...nah, you don't need me telling you about the Internet ;)
Comment by Joel Vincent on March 22, 2008 at 8:51pm
Great work being done here so far!


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