Innovation & Success Sharing Competition

Showcase New Ideas and Share Success for Collaborative Learning

2023 Innovation Challenge

Showcase and Share Success for Collaborative Learning


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Innovation & Success Sharing Competition

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Showcase New Ideas and Share Success for Collaborative Learning

We’re excited to be hosting the Innovation Challenge and Success Sharing Competition this year, which is included in your Summit registration, where you can choose to do both or enter one category. To begin, join a pre-event online workshop to learn how to develop your new innovation or craft your success story, as well as learn how to navigate and engage with the online competition tool, Startup Wind. These sessions will provide you with tips, suggestions, and instructions for entering the competition and to prepare yourself and your team for the Strategic ERG Leadership Summit. Learn More

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This competition is all about learning, celebration and sharing. It is important because although ERGs have been in existence since the 1960s, there is very little recorded information on how they work and why they help their stakeholders. Our goal is breaking this trend and teaching through robust ideation and storytelling.


Competition Judging Criteria

Presentation Content

Main Criteria

  • Identify the problem or pain point
  • Proposed solution to rectifying the problem or pain point 
  • Defines the target “customer” that will benefit from the solution 
  • Next steps for implementation or expanding solution
  • How memorable is the presentation and solutions

Additional Criteria (Bonus Points)

  • Financial or business analysis (costs, business model, ROI, etc.)
  • Enhanced implementation or expansion of the solution
  • Explanation of competitive advantage of solution vs. alternatives
  • Define leadership team and expertise that will drive solution
  • Likelihood of it to be adopted by other teams

Presentation Delivery

    • Present a holistic story with relevant examples
    • Clear & concise delivery that’s easily understood & relatable to the audience
    • Enthusiasm, passion and excitement about the solution


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