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Telephone Webinar

How to Submit an Award-Winning Entry to the Competitions

Event Summary

Saturday, 24 September 2005
9:45 a.m. install WebEx viewer and set up
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. EDT Webinar
Your workspace!
FREE per phone dialed into the 800 number
Registration is required for this event and must be made by Thursday, 22 September 2005. To register, complete the online Event Registration form.

About the FREE Webinar

Join this WebEx presentation and audio call to learn about how to successfully enter the Online, Technical Publications, and Art competitions this year and increase your chances of an award!

The Competitions Manager (a former Chapter and International judge) will host this session. You will learn:

  • How to pick your best work
  • How to pick the right competition category
  • What criteria the judges use to evaluate your entry
  • How to communicate "special circumstances" for your entry
  • How to handle particular entries: context-sensitive Help, PDFs, multivolume documentation sets, etc.
  • How to duplicate and package your entry
  • Q & A

Target Audience

Competition entrants who want to increase their chances to WIN!

About the Instructor

Sarah Gill is a technical writer at Sourcefire, Inc. in Columbia, where she writes user guides and online help for network management software. She has over 12 years of experience in the technical writing field. Sarah is a member of the Society for Technical Communication (STC).

She has been a Judging manager and Technical Publications Competition manager in past competitions. She has won an award of Excellence for her own work. She is currently serving as Second Vice President and Competitions Manager.

Fees and Registration


You must provide the names and email addresses of all participants so that they will receive the WebEx invitation. Please include this information in the online Event Registration form.


Registration and cancellation deadline: 12p.m., Thursday, 22 September 2005. All attendees must register in advance. To register for this event, complete the online Event Registration form.


To cancel a registration, contact the Competition Committee Manager as soon as possible. No shows who do not notify us that they need to cancel will be billed.


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