NACDA and CDW•G Announce Partnership to Present New Award|
Dec. 1, 2016
CLEVELAND – The National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) announced that it has partnered with CDW•G, a leading multi-brand technology solutions provider to business, government, education and healthcare organizations in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom, to create the Best Game Day Technology Experience Award, honoring athletics directors and their universities for their innovative marketing practices.
The award will be presented in the summer of 2017 and will recognize NCAA Division I institutions that are NACDA members. Nominations will be accepted through April 28, and the top three finalists will be selected and announced in conjunction with the 2017 NACDA & Affiliates Convention in Orlando, Florida.
The winning member institution will be awarded $25,000 worth of Microsoft and Cisco products and services sold by CDW•G. A five-person committee consisting of athletics directors across the country and representatives from CDW and NACDA will help choose this year’s first award winner, including:
Nominations for the award must be submitted directly to the NACDA office by a staff member of the athletics department of the member institution. The nomination should consist of up to a 500-word description of the institution’s best game day technology experience in an athletics contest during the 2016-17 school year, including objectives, outcomes and budget. Supporting collateral including videos, photos and social media can also be submitted.
For more information regarding the Best Game Day Technology Experience Award presented by CDW•G and NACDA, visit nacda.com/gamedaytech.
About NACDA: NACDA, now in its 52nd year, is the professional and educational Association for more than 15,700 college athletics administrators at more than 1,700 institutions throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. More than 6,500 athletics administrators annually attend NACDA & Affiliates Convention Week. Additionally, NACDA manages 17 professional associations and three foundations. For more information on NACDA, visit www.nacda.com.