Why enter?

Entering The North American Software Testing & QE Awards is a gateway to you and your team being recognised, praised and acknowledged as being among North America’s software testing & QE elite.

With such recognition comes self-belief, enhanced awareness, the breeding of success, the attraction of fresh and bright talent, as well as bringing high levels of exposure and acclaim to individuals, teams, and organisations.

To be part of The North American Software Testing & QE Awards means you will be part of rewarding and promoting the achievements of the software testing & development communities, highlighting and celebrating the hard work and dedication of software testing & QE teams and/or individuals who have excelled themselves over the past 12 months.

The North American Software Testing & QE Awards is open to all individuals and businesses aligned with software testing and quality engineering, irrespective of business or project size.

All entries must have an affiliation to North America (your project must be on behalf of a North American-based business or was conducted in North America).

Reasons to enter

  • Winning or being shortlisted for an Award ensures your organisation is perceived as a leading provider of Software Testing & QE services and solutions

  • Involvement in the Awards programme improves your brand’s awareness, credibility and promotes your business to the wider industry

  • Entering into the Awards programme helps an organisation or team to recognise the hard work and achievements of their staff; increasing employee motivation and boosting morale

  • Being shortlisted can impress your business partners, clients, investors and potential investors

  • The positive exposure and other PR benefits of entering the Awards will help you to attract the best new talent needed to drive your business dynamically forward

  • Shortlisted entries will receive coverage in TEST Magazine and on softwaretestingnews.ca, gaining exposure to 35,000+ IT professionals. Winners will gain direct email marketing coverage to 10,000+ registered recipients

  • The North American Software Testing & QE Awards is a great way to network with your industry peers and to raise the bar of professionalism throughout the community

  • The application process alone requires your business or organisation to compare itself to the competition, providing beneficial industry benchmarking and/or internal business process analysis

Companies that entered the European Software Testing Awards in previous years

There is an 'in partnership' rule enforced, please see below

‘In partnership with’ rule

Vendors can submit as many entries as they like directly or on behalf of their clients. Each vendor can benefit from entry association up to a maximum of ‘3 x in partnership with’

For example:

Vendor in partnership with Client1

Vendor in partnership with Client2

Vendor in partnership with Client3

Remaining entries can be submitted under the vendor organisation’s name, or under the client organisation’s name.

Entry Terms & Conditions:

  1. All fees and charges are subject to VAT at 20% where applicable.
  2. All entry fees must be paid in full in order for your entry to be accepted in to the programme
  3. Once registered and the terms are accepted you are committed to pay in full for the entries selected
  4. All entry fees are non-refundable and a credit will not be provided, regardless if a final entry is submitted (subject to clause 9)
  5. All entries are judged anonymously by an independent panel and their decision is final
  6. The organisation name that is filled out on the entry form is what will be listed should the entry be shortlisted/win and cannot be changed after the entry has been submitted.
  7. Organisations must adhere to the ‘in partnership rule’ in place.
  8. A 3.5% card handling fee will be added at checkout.
  9. Cancellation of any entry must be in writing and be received within 7 days of entry registration.  On this basis the full fee will either be refunded or the amount credited/cancelled

If you’d like to discuss the entry process or have any questions about entering please get in touch with a member of the team:

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