(This post was originally published by Mark Weitzel in the SugarCRM Community and has been slightly edited.)
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The 2017 SugarCon App Throwdown – Nominations are Officially Open!
The App Throwdown at SugarCon is our annual showcase for attendees to see the coolest, most useful, and innovative extensions that provide customer intelligence, save costs, and enable businesses to close deals faster.
If you are not familiar with the App Throwdown, it’s our annual event that celebrates technology and innovation on the Sugar platform. It is open to everyone–customers, partners, hackers–who has ever done anything cool with Sugar. This could be integrating bot technology, like last year’s winner Collab, or coming up with a slick integration for increasing productivity with other tools like Slack. Sugar execs, along with our community, will select applications who they feel are the best representation of a particular category–or superpower. Those winners will then be invited to demo their application live on SugarCon’s main stage. You participate by simply describing it in 150 words and showing it off in a quick video. You can see last year’s entries in the archive if you’d like an example.
We value our community members greatly, and with that, we give you a voice! Our App Throwdown entries will be voted up by you guys – the community members. Simply by “Liking” an entry, members have the opportunity to choose their favorite application–or “Crowd Pleaser”. Not only will this app have bragging rights, but they will be invited to demo their application live on SugarCon’s main stage for the chance to be recognized as the “Ultimate Superpower.” And to sweeten the deal, this year’s “Crowd Pleaser” will also receive one free pass to SugarCon!
Best Superpower Apps
Each submission can have up to two categories, a.k.a. “Superpowers” that helps describe how it turns the average user into a CRM Superhero (read more on it here). Once the App Throwdown community stops taking submissions on September 1, the SugarCRM executive team will select one winner from each category. Each winner will be invited to present their innovation under the bright lights on SugarCon’s main stage!
The technology and innovation that you bring to the Sugar platform will make our users CRM Superheros. So what are you waiting for? Grab your cape. Don your mask. Load up your utility belt. Get your app in gear and THROW IT DOWN!
Remember: The deadline for entries is midnight, September 1, 2017.
Need more details? Then refer to the App Throwdown Superhero Handbook. Start with the App Throwdown Overview, then work your way into the App Throwdown FAQ. You’ll then be ready to submit your app to the App Throwdown!
We can’t wait to read, watch, hear, imbibe your submissions – and hopefully see you on stage at SugarCon!