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. We recognize the following types of MVPs annually:
Technologist: An individual with strong experience with data driven marketing, who have experience on how to use Sitecore Experience Platform to drive business results and who is actively participating in online and offline communities and events.
Digital Strategist: An individual with strong experience with data driven marketing, who have experience on how to use Sitecore Experience Platform to drive business results and who is actively participating in online and offline communities and events.
Commerce: An individual who is a Commerce expert and enthusiast, uses Sitecore to empower e-commerce solutions and who is actively participating in online and offline communities and events.
Cloud: An individual who is an expert in Cloud solutions, using Sitecore cloud services, experienced to deploy Sitecore platform in the cloud and who is actively participating in online and offline communities and events.
Can I become a 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 by completing the MVP nomination form on the MVP website: http://sitecore.net/MVPnomination. Make sure you fill in the form as completely and detailed as possible. All information will be used to review your nomination. After finalizing the form, you’ll have the option to invite a Sitecore employee or an current MVP to recommend you. Fill in their details and they will receive a notification e-mail. Please read ‘How do I recommend someone?’ below for more details about the recommendation process. Tip; you can invite as many people you want. All recommendations will be reviewed by the jury.
How do I recommend someone?
Go to http://sitecore.net/recommendMVP. 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 nominations are open from 1st November till the 30th November. Please make sure to get the nomination and recommendations done by this date. We will review all the nominations and recommendations during December and we will finalize the award winners early January. The announcement of the 2017 Sitecore MVP Awards will be by the end of January 2017.
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.