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“OpenWater Awards has been great,” Boyle said. “It is, literally, 100 times better than what we used before.

When the BEA began the search for its fourth online awards management platform, association staffers did their homework. They looked online, read the reviews and talked to colleagues at partner associations. Through it all, one solution clearly separated itself: OpenWater Awards, then known as AwardsCMS.

“What attracted us initially was the ease of use and the fact that everything we needed was in one system,” said J-D Boyle, the BEA’s Director of Sales and Marketing. “Almost everything we wanted was in the system out of the box, and they were happy to build in anything that wasn’t. Basically, we got everything. It’s our dream site.”