Aragon Research 2022 Hot Vendor Awards – Could It Be You?
Last month, the 2022 Aragon Research award nominations opened. If you aren’t familiar with the Aragon Research awards, you should know that we have 3 different award categories: Hot Vendor, Innovation, and Women In Technology.
This blog will focus on our Hot Vendor award category and provide you with the information you’ll need to determine if this category is right for you.
What Is a Hot Vendor?
Aragon Research has been awarding Hot Vendors across multiple markets since 2012. Hot Vendors are emerging providers that expand capabilities, have a strategy that opens up markets, or conduct business in a new way. There are 3 qualities that define a Hot Vendor:
- They are noteworthy
- They are visionary
- They are innovative
Benefits of being a Hot Vendor
- Receive Recognition
Winning a Hot Vendor award means you’ll receive recognition from Aragon Research, as well as industry recognition. You’ll even get to be formally recognized at Aragon’s annual event in December – Aragon Transform 2022, where you’ll get the chance to address the audience to accept your award.
Click here to watch our 2021 Hot Vendor Awards Ceremony
- Be featured in an Aragon Research Report
As a Hot Vendor, you’ll be featured in an Aragon Research Hot Vendor report. Your company will have the opportunity to license the report and distribute it to customers and prospects.
- Press Opportunities
Being named a Hot Vendor is a great reason to issue a press release announcing your award. You’ll also be able to engage in social media promotion, as well as receive recognition by Aragon’s press and social media platforms.
- Attract New Customers
Being named a Hot Vendor by Aragon Research is invaluable credibility for your company. This may be the validation your prospects are looking for before committing to your product or service.
Hot Vendor Selection Process
Organizations interested in submitting a nomination for Hot Vendor can self nominate using our form.
Our Aragon analysts also have the ability to nominate firms as they see fit.
Once the nominations close on March 31st, the Aragon Research analysts gather to review all nominations and finalize the 2022 Hot Vendor categories. Then, vendors are selected for each category based on Aragon’s proprietary analysis.
Submitting a Nomination
Submitting a 2022 Hot Vendor nomination is easy and free. Simply fill out this form! Nominations close on March 31st, 2022.