As part of PushButton, three cash awards will be given out in recognition of industry innovations and best use.
$3,000 BEST STUDENT WORK CONTEST
For student teams from high school, university, college, or other higher ed institutions, this $3,000 award will be given to the best student work in digital media. Three finalists will present at Pushbutton and the winner will be selected by the crowd via text voting.
$3,000 BEST USE OF DIGITAL MEDIA CONTEST
Salt Lake Comic Con will receive the Best Use of Digital Media Award. Bryan Brandenburg from Salt Lake Comic Con will share their winning social marketing strategy and techniques that have propelled Salt Lake Comic Con to become the “best Comic Con in the world” as declared by Stan Lee, with attendance exceeding 100,000 attendees. Comic Con will be donating their award to a charity at the event.
$10,000 BEST DIGITAL MEDIA INNOVATION CONTEST
Pushbutton’s premier award of $10,000 will be given to the winning digital media innovator. Three finalists will pitch their event on stage and be selected by a crowd vote from those in attendance.