Bronze Partner - OpenWater
We’re a smart, passionate team out to make a difference!
After years of building custom web development projects for associations and nonprofits in the Washington, DC area, our company (then called nonprofitCMS), created a custom system for a trade association. We built a system to collect thousands of applications and perform an online review with hundreds of reviewers. Little did we know at the time but this online entry/review system would become the backbone of our future.
Our company officially renamed and re-branded to OpenWater in 2014. Interest in our awards product exploded. Based on the feedback and interest from our customer base we launched our abstract management software (called Armada) in 2015. Armada evolved into a robust Abstract Management platform with thousands of users all over the world.
In 2020 we launched our Virtual Conference product based on the needs of an association conference with 1000s of concurrent sessions that needed to go virtual. The response to our product within our client base has been overwhelming.
Today, we’ve incorporated all of this functionality into our robust software platform. Clients use our platform to manage awards, grants, scholarships, fellowships, and more along with their virtual meetings.
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