Each year, the Sitecore Most Valuable Professional (MVP) Awards recognize individuals with a passion for sharing their knowledge and expertise through active participation in online and offline Sitecore communities.
The well-known categories are:
Technology: An individual with seasoned technical experience who actively participates in online and offline communities to share their knowledge and expertise with developers, marketers, strategists, Sitecore partners and customers.
Commerce: An individual who actively participates in online and offline communities to share their Sitecore Experience Commerce knowledge and expertise with developers, other Sitecore partners and customers.
Strategy: An individual with strong understanding with data driven context marketing and use of the Sitecore Experience Cloud to drive business results and who love to share his/her knowledge and experience with customers, users and implementation teams.
We introduce a new category this year:
Ambassador: An individual with solid knowledge of the latest Sitecore offering who provide value for Sitecore, by influencing partners, industry, customers and decision makers and who provides product feedback, supplies references and case studies.
Can I become an MVP?
The MVP program is open for all individuals who work with the Sitecore platform. The key to be nominated is to share your expertise through online and offline channels. This could be by writing blog posts, giving presentations or webinars, and/or simply being active on our community platform or other channels.
Individuals can only get nominated by existing Sitecore MVPs or by Sitecore employees. They need to fill in a nomination form that highlights all their activities. Together with the nomination form a recommendation must be written that states why this person is entitled to the MVP status.
How do I get nominated?
If you want to nominate yourself as a Sitecore MVP, you need to find a Sitecore employee or a Sitecore MVP to recommend you. After finding one or more people who are willing to recommend you for the Sitecore MVP award you can start completing the MVP nomination form: https://mvp.sitecore.net/nomination
Make sure you fill in the form as completely and detailed as possible. All information will be used to review your nomination.
How do I recommend someone?
Go to https://mvp.sitecore.net/recommendation fill in the details about the person you want to nominate, your personal information, and write your recommendation.
Note: Make sure that the person you recommend has completed the nomination form as described above in ‘How do I get nominated?’
What is the timeline of the selection process?
The nomination is open until the end of November. We will review all the nominations and recommendations during December and we will finalize the award winners early January. The announcement of the Sitecore MVP Awards will be by the end of January.
What if I have additional questions?
If you have any additional questions about the MVP program or nominations, please create a topic on the General Discussion forums or ask a question on Sitecore StackExchange.