I am feeling very glad to announce that, INETA community has been awarded me with their “Annual Community Champion Award” for the Q3 of 2011. It’s a big honor to receive this award from INETA community. I can’t express my excitement to acknowledge this award.
I’m finding that my community work is rewarding me in various ways. It’s definitely a great year for me when I have been awarded by different portals. Over the past 2-3 years, I was connected with so many influential people who helped me to build my career.
Update (19-Oct-2011): My INETA Award has been Withdrawn
Yes, my INETA Community Champion Award has been withdrawn. As per their policies, the Award is limited within US and the selection committee was not aware of my residential address. As I am from India, the INETA Community withdrawn the award. Whoever nominated me for this Award, I am thankful to them for supporting me all the time.
INETA Community Champion Award
It’s the morning when I opened my eyes and checked my mailbox as regular activity. I didn’t imagine that there will be any mail regarding any Award. Yes, I noticed a mail in my inbox stating “Congratulations from INETA on your Champions Award”.
I was very surprised when I saw this mail subject. Here is the email message that says I won the “INETA Champions Award for the third quarter of 2011”:
I would like to congratulate you on winning the INETA Champion Award for the third quarter of 2011. I want to personally thank you for your time and effort in supporting and helping your community. It is through community members like yourself that we all can impact and influence the people around us in the software industry.
You will be receiving your award shortly and I would like to request that you send me your address so we can promptly deliver your award to the correct mailing address.
This award is an annual award so please remember that you cannot be awarded the Champions Award for the next 12 months. I do hope you continue the community support and please accept a big thank you from myself and the entire INETA board on your accomplishment and dedication.
INETA Board member and Program Director, INETA Champions Award
It’s my pleasure to thanks everyone in the community who gave their support all the time. Also my sincere thanks to the INETA team for awarding me such recognition. I hope the efforts that I am putting to the community will give equivalent values to all of my community friends.
Know about the Award
The INETA Community Champion Award is an annual award given to those who give to the developer community. It is awarded on a quarterly basis and lasts for twelve months. Members record their numerous contributions to the community. At the end of each quarter the top contributors will be selected to receive the INETA Community Champion Award.
You already do so much. Why not get RECOGNIZED! Examples of eligible activities are:
- Writing a newsletter article
- Updating your user group web site
- Managing meeting logistics
- Introducing speakers
- Presenting at a user group meeting
- Mentoring new presenters
Winners will be announced after the end of every quarter in the INETA newsletter and on the INETA Website. Each Community Champion will receive a letter of commendation, a certificate of achievement, use of the Community Champion badge and a valuable prize.