Announcing the BlackBerry Developer Community Awards!



It’s my pleasure to announce the 2012 BlackBerry Developer Community Awards!

It’s your turn to reward a fellow BlackBerry® developer who writes an awesome blog, always replies on Twitter®, or who has the answer on the BlackBerry Developer Support Forums. The BlackBerry Developer Community Awards is a community-based recognition program that relies on you, the BlackBerry development community.

There are six award categories and we need you to nominate and vote for the developers, evangelists and contributors that exemplify our community’s creativity and collaborative spirit.

Here’s how it works: from now until Sunday September 16th, you can make one nomination per category, either via our online form or Twitter. On Tuesday September 18th, we will announce the finalists in each category.

When the nominees are finalized on the 18th, we will open the platform for voting. Voting will close on Wednesday September 26th. We’ll tally the votes, and will announce the winners live! The ceremony will take place at the BlackBerry® Jam Americas TweetUp, located in the BlackBerry Social Lounge from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM.

Here are the categories:

  • Must-Follow BlackBerry Developer on Twitter
  • Must-Read BlackBerry Developer Blog
  • Must-See BlackBerry Developer Evangelist
  • Most Helpful BlackBerry Team Member on Twitter
  • Most Helpful Contributor to the BlackBerry Developer Forums
  • Best Open Source Contribution

Here’s how to nominate:

And here’s the timeline:

  • Now – September 16th: Open nominations
  • September 18th – September 25th: Open voting
  • September 26th: Winners announced at BlackBerry Jam Americas TweetUp

So get to it! Now is the time to recognize your fellow BlackBerry developers for their contributions. Head over to the BlackBerry Developer Community Awards page and nominate your favorites. We’ll see you at BlackBerry Jam Americas in San Jose, where we’ll announce the winners!

What do you think? Will some awards be more tightly contested than others? Is there a clear winner in any category? Sound off in the comments below.

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