The 2020 THE Journal and Campus Technology New Product Award programs honor the outstanding product development achievements of manufacturers and suppliers whose products or services are considered particularly noteworthy in the transformation of education technology.

2020 Award Categories

Platinum and Gold winners from each of the following categories will be awarded:

  • 3D Printer
  • Accessibility & Captioning Tools
  • Anonymous Reporting Tool
  • Anti-virus tool
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Asset Management Systems
  • Business/Personnel Management
  • Calculators
  • Chromebook
  • Classroom Audio Distribution/Sound Enhancement
  • Classroom Furnishings
  • Classroom Presentation Software
  • Coding Tool/Curriculum
  • Collaboration Tool
  • Connectivity/Network Access/Security
  • Content & Website Management
  • Content Management Systems
  • Convertible Notebook/2-in-1 Notebook
  • COVID-19 Safety Product
  • Document Camera
  • E-Learning Authoring Tool
  • E-Portfolio
  • Education Notebook
  • Educational Game or Gamified Learning Tool
  • Emergency Notification System
  • Firewall Hardware/Appliance
  • Firewall Software
  • Game Used in Esports
  • Gaming System (Hardware) Used in Esports
  • Help Desk
  • Interactive Projector
  • Interactive Whiteboard, Display, Flat Panel or Kiosk
  • Inventory Management Systems
  • Learning Management Systems & E-Learning Platforms
  • Lecture Capture/Screen Recording
  • Meeting Software
  • Mobile Device Management Solution
  • Multimedia Authoring Suite & Creative Software
  • Network Management, Analysis and Monitoring Tool
  • Office/Productivity Suite
  • Physical Safety Product
  • Projector
  • Remote/Distance Learning Platform
  • Robotics System/Curriculum
  • Student Information System
  • Student Response Systems & Classroom Clickers
  • Tablet
  • Videoconferencing & Web Conferencing Tool
  • Virtual Desktop/Thin Client
  • Virtual/Augmented Reality Headset or Hardware System
  • Virtual/Augmented Reality Software/System
  • Wireless Access Point or Hotspot


K-12-specific categories

  • Adaptive/Personalized Learning Tool
  • Classroom Management, Culture or Student Success System
  • Education Networks/Professional Communities
  • Formative Assessment
  • Intervention & Remediation Software
  • Math Program
  • Reading Program
  • Science Program
  • Social-Emotional Learning Program
  • STEM/STEAM Program
  • Summative Assessment
  • Training/Professional Development

Higher Education-specific categories

  • Student Transfer Solution
  • Degree Audit/Planning Solution
  • Constituent Relationship Management System
  • Enterprise Resource Planning
  • Student Success/Retention

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Winner Benefits
Increasingly, our audience is asking colleagues or turning to trusted sources for honest information about companies, their products and services. Your participation in the New Product Awards is one way that you can provide them the information they are looking for.

Platinum and Gold level winners will be awarded in the above categories. Winners will be:

  • recognized by THE Journal and/or Campus Technology and included on a special winners’ page of the brands’ websites
  • included in THE Journal/Campus Technology promotions and in the official New Product Award press release
  • presented with an award suitable for display
  • granted use of the THE Journal and/or Campus Technology New Product Award logo on all promotional materials related to the winning product


  • Products and services must be new to the market within the past year.
  • Entries must be received no later than October 23, 2020 for inclusion in the awards program.
  • A company may enter their product or service in the THE Journal New Product Awards, the Campus Technology New Product Awards, or in both.
  • A company may submit more than one product/service in a category. The same product/service can also be entered in more than one category.

Judging will begin after all entries are received. The winners will be included in upcoming issues of the brands’ e-newsletters. A panel of judges representing all aspects of the industry will be selected by our editorial staff and will review the submitted materials to determine the winners. Awards will be given at the discretion of the judges, and judges have the sole right to determine eligibility. Incomplete or incorrect entries will be rejected. All decisions are final. To ensure fairness, judges’ names will be kept confidential. Judging criteria includes features, innovation, quality, durability, design, technical advances and impact on learning. Entry materials become the property of 1105 Media and will not be returned.

Regular Entry Fees THE Award CT Award BOTH
First Product $650 $650 $995
Each Additional Product  $450 $450 $795
Same Product Entered in Second Category  $300 $300 $600

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