Data Visualization Award
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To unite information design and data analytics:
MISSION
Nominations
Business Dashboards
Data Art & Storytelling
You need to analyze data, define key indicators and build a dashboard based
on given datasets and briefs.

Topics: sales, marketing, HR, finance, manufacturing.

You can use any BI tool and even MS Excel.
You define your own topic (any topic from economics to ecology) and find an open dataset or make a survey.

Then you develop a storytelling web-project or use existing project published in 2022.
Boost business solutions with visual creative
Show best practices of data-driven decision making
Give career opportunities
for talents
Who Can Participate
You are an experienced individual or team.

Use a chance to show your competences for clients and employers, and earn professional recognition!
Submission fee $25
Free for first 3000 students from partnering universities
Practice your analytics and visualization skills and make a great portfolio!

Join our online training program, develop your projects step by step and upgrade them.
Professionals
Students
For each nomination
(business dashboards and data storytelling)
Professionals
Students
There is only one 1st place for each nomination and each group, although there can be several 2nd and 3rd places.
Plus special nominations and prizes from partners.
1000$
500$
200$
300$
150$
50$
award timeline
Aug 15 - NOV 30, 2022
Accepting applications
Oct 01 - DEC 15, 2022
Selection of projects, shortlisting
Training program, feedback sessions and project upgrades
DEC 15 - DEC 30, 2022
Jury selects the winners from the shortlist
FEB 09 - FEB 10, 2023
Award ceremony at Eurasian DataViz Conference
Istanbul, Turkey
Eurasian DataViz Conference
Trends & Networking
Skills & Career

FEBRUARY 10
FEBRUARY 9
  • Conference
  • Award ceremony
  • Afterparty
  • Workshops from global experts
  • Career consultations
These days will change your mindset
30+
international experts
participants from EMEA, Central and South Asia
500+
February 9-10 Istanbul
Selection Criteria
How well did you visualize the data, used UX/UI rules
How you use interactive tools, advanced features, any innovative concepts
How you will define key indicators, find insights, make calculations
How you used data storytelling techniques to highlight problems and explain solutions
Visual Design
Tech Innovations
Analytical Skills
Narration
Each of these criterias may be awarded by special prize
jury
Head of Platform Experience & Data Challenges at Enterprise DNA, Power BI Instructor

United
Kingdom
2x Tableau Social Ambassador, Data Visualization Engineer at Expedia Group, Co-Leader of Tableau Buddy Talks

India
Specialist in Power BI, DAX and Dashboard Design, Microsoft Certified Trainer, Associate Data Analyst, founder of Power BI Experience, dataviz influencer

Brazil
Infographics designer, Visual Journalist, Data visualization specialist

France
Founder and Principal Mentor at SQL Down Under, Long-term Microsoft MVP and member of the Regional Director program

Australia
Design and consulting in information graphics, datavisualization trainer in Gobelins

France
Federico Pastor
Vani Agarwal
Leonardo Karpinski
Anibal Maiz Caceres
Greg Low
Marlene Dorgny
See all

Microsoft MVP, speaker and Teacher of Excel and Dashboards

Brasil
Power Platform Expert, Microsoft MVP, Sr. Director NA at Stridely Solutions, Founder at Insight2Actions Inc.

Canada
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Dataviz, Infographics, Dashboard Trainer İnfografik ve Etkili Sunum, Veri Görselleștirme, Dashboard Tasarımı Eğitmeni

Turkey
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Karen Abecia
Vivek Patel
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Deniz Aksoy
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Microsoft Data Platform MVP, Microsoft Certified Trainer, Team Lead Business Intelligence Analysts at dbrownconsulting

Nigeria
Malofiej Award and The Pudding Cup Winner, Data Visualization Designer and Data Scientist

Egypt
Microsoft Certified Power BI trainer, Business Insights SME at bp, founder Zen of Analytics

Hungary
Product Manager at PowerViz, Researcher, DataViz influencer

India
Data Visualization Designer at Climate Policy Initiative, Data journalist at AFP

France
Economist, Data Visualization and Presentation Skills Specialist, founder of PolicyViz, author of "Better Data Visualizations" book

United States
Adewale Yusuf
Mohamad Waked
Tarigulu Khasizada
Kavita Behera
Julia Janicki
Jonathan Schwabish
Head of BI & Insights at efood of Delivery Hero, analytics professional & mentor

Greece
Data Visualization and Data Storytelling expert, Power BI Trainer and coach, popular blogger

UK
Data visualization & Storytelling Specialist. Graduated from Business and Marketing. Featured Tableau Public Author.

Argentina
Microsoft MVP, Data engineer and consultant, Speaker, Blogger, Principal Engineer in ClearPoint

New Zealand
Founder of Resagratia, Tableau Public Ambassador, visual artist and an information architect

Nigeria
Tableau Trainer & Data Engineering expert (contractor) - make successful data driven decisions, Founder of London Business Intelligence Forum

UK
Michalis Konstantoulakis
Mara Pereira
Lucia Stefanuto
Asanka Padmakumara
Tobi Williams Babatunde
Igor Garlowski

Microsoft Certified Data Analyst Associate, Power BI and Tableau Specialist, DataViz Contest Winner, Speaker, Trainer

Spain
Product Engineer at American Express GBT, Tableau Social Ambassador & Tableau Public Featured Author, Founder of Tableau Buddy

India
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Brazil
Data Visualization Specialist at ZoomInfo, Analytics COE Lead, Tableau Public Ambassador and Featured Author

Israel
Tableau Jedi at Inmeta, Norway Tableau User Group Leader, 2x Tableau Ambassador

Norway
Founder of Computergaga, Excel & Power BI instructor, author and Microsoft MVP

United Kingdom
Ricardo Tranquilli Navarro
Prasann Prem
Marcelo Has
‫Nir Smilga
Tore Levinsen
Alan Murray
Vivek Patel
Vivek is a Microsoft MVP (Data Platform) and has 20 years of Business Intelligence experience working on Microsoft Data platform projects.
He is Sr. Director North America at Stridely Solution and Founder at Insight2Actions Inc., User group Community leader-Toronto Microsoft Power Platform, Power Apps All-star award winner, Dynamic community Granite award winner, Member of Global Power Platform Bootcamp team, Power Platform world Tour/ Power Platform Summit-organizing committee
He has successfully completed many small to large scale Process automation projects using the latest technology, such as Power BI, Power Apps, Power Automate, Virtual Agent, Office 365, SharePoint, SQL Server, Azure, Excel, SAP, SAP HANA, Oracle. He has Implemented Power Platform Application enterprise wide, developing applications and business intelligence solutions tailored to unique and complex business challenges. He is passionate about saving businesses time and resources by doing things right the first time and getting rid of bottlenecks.
Vivek is capable of handling end to end engagements through different phases as solution design, planning development activities, customer expectations with technology solutions, proof of concepts, project planning, leading team to develop & deliver solution on time with zero defects. Being a trusted advisor, he advises each of his customers to follow the recommended and best practices in technology and business domain solutions.
Deniz Aksoy
Deniz Aksoy has graduated from Istanbul Technical University Industrial Engineering Department in 2006. He started business life with internships at Koç Group, and transferred to Divan for a full-time position as a Human Resources Specialist. Then he worked as a Project Engineer in the automotive industry for 4 years. On the one hand, Mr. Aksoy carried out the projects in London, UK on site, on the other hand, he completed MBA degree. Then he worked as a Software Analyst, Educational Technologies Specialist and Senior Art Director at Turkcell. As of the end of 2020, he ended his 15-year corporate life and switched to full-time teaching. Deniz Aksoy started teaching career at the Education Volunteers Foundation of Turkey when he was a universite student and continued as an Internal Trainer at Turkcell. For 12 years, he has been organizing trainings on Data Visualization, Dashboard Design, Presentation Skills and Data Analytics 101 and consulting on Data Visualization and Management Reporting.
Karen Abecia
KAREN FIGUEIREDO ABECIA

Brazil
osasco, sao paulo

I'm a Excel Lover, but first, a people lover. It's amazing could transform lives throw Office tools.

Biografia
For 19 years, I've shared knowledge about Excel and the Office Programs, to help people have the power to solve problems and reduce time in day-to-day tasks.
Igor Garlowski
Nomination: -

Working for years with data analytics, data vizualization and data engineering.
After delivering projects for over 50 companies, across 10+ industries and with hundreds of people, Igor started training others to enable them in their Business Intelligence journey.
Big fan of Tableau, Snowflake and AWS - Igor leads Data Dune on the mission to popularise data driven decision making.

Website: https://datadune.io/
Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/igorgarlowski/
Lucia Stefanuto
Nomination: -

Lucia started her career studying Business, Marketing and Neuroscience. She has always wanted to discover the “why” and found a way through analyzing data (facts and quantitative investigation) plus understanding how the mind works (behavior and qualitative research). Later she discovered the importance of storytelling to communicate data efficiently, and expanded her knowledge into Data Science, Big Data, and Machine Learning.
She has more than fifteen years of experience in data analysis and visualization. A featured author at Tableau Public that every day tries to outdo herself in developing simple graphs that are easy to understand by everyone.
Tobi Williams Babatunde
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The founder of Resagratia - an EdTech building data analytics learning resources to support the future workforce.
Before that he was an analytics product manager at a German Edtech and a data consultant for a number of home and international organisations.
At his very core, he's a tireless problem solver, visual artist and an information architect. He loves using Tableau to design data products that
unify both form and function. An ardent learner, he believes in the future of data democratization in the form of data literacy and
data analytics upskilling. He has a BSc in Electronic Engineering (UK) and a MSc in Renewable Energy (UK, Spain).
Mara Pereira
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Mara is the Founder of Data Pears. You might know her from her blog and YouTube channel, where she regularly posts blogs and videos about Power BI, Data Visualisation and Data Analytics. Mara loves everything around data visualisation and her main goal is to change the world of reporting, one report at a time. She believes that effective reporting solutions are more than just data and charts, they are a beautiful combination of data, insights, design and user experience.
Asanka Padmakumara
Nomination: -

Asanka is an experienced data engineer who is currently performing the role of Principal Engineer in ClearPoint. He has been working more than 12 years in BI and data analytics field and has implemented BI solutions for different industries. He is also Microsoft Most Valuable Professional in Data Platform category. As a technology enthusiastic, he enjoys conducting technical presentations both locally and internationally.. LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/asankapadmakumara/ Twitter: asanka_e Blog: https://asankap.wordpress.com/
Michalis Konstantoulakis
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Michalis is currently the Head of BI & Insights at efood of Delivery Hero.
He has more than 10 years of accumulated knowledge working as an analytics professional & mentor. Michalis has designed and developed analytical solutions in a wide variety of businesses across 7 different industries and really enjoys working with people with diverse backgrounds.
His core interests lie in helping teams analyse their data and communicate insights effectively using stories
Alan Murray
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Alan is an Excel & Power BI instructor, freelance writer, and Microsoft MVP. He has been training for over 20 years and loves learning and helping make peoples working lives easier.
Alan runs his own blog - Computergaga and write for multiple other websites.
He runs a monthly Excel & Power Platform meetup in London where people learn, share and enjoy each other’s company.
Alan has a YouTube channel with over 600 videos on Excel and Power BI with over 35 million views.
Marcelo Has
Nomination: -

Marcelo Has is a Tableau Tech Lead at Dataside with two years of experience with Tableau and specialized in Design, where he's responsible for supporting his team with Tableau, developign projects combining Tableau and Databricks and helping businesses building data driven solutions. In addition, he's the Director at iTech Talents Solutions, a consultancy company of tech professional recruitment. Marcelo is the creator of Tableauzando Youtube channel, where he publishes free content (basic and advanced) of Tableau and Design within Tableau, he also obtained a #VOTD in his project "Superstore Dashboard - Business Dashboard". He's a data lover and passionate about helping people with their careers.
Tore Levinsen
Nomination: Business Analytics & Data Art and Storytelling

Tore Levinsen is a Tableau Jedi with experience since version 7.0 back in 2011. He is based in Bergen, Norway, and is one of Europe's most merited Tableau Trainers, with over 2.300 people trained in 15 countries. He's also the leader of TUG Norway and a 2x Tableau Ambassador. He has over 20 years of experience as a consultant, advisor, and as a trainer. He's been working with Tableau since filled maps and area charts were introduced and are an advocate for visual best practice. He has over 50 Tableau t-shirts/hoodies and a growing swag compilation! On his spare time, he supports Liverpool FC and are a handball and soccer coach for kids.
Prasann Prem
Nomination: Business Analytics & Data Art and Storytelling

Prasann Prem is a Tableau Social Ambassador and a Tableau Public Featured Author currently working with American Express GBT as a Product Engineer within their BI innovation team.
He loves creating data visualisations and has built an expertise in building BI products.
Apart from his love for creating data visualisations, he also found his passion in mentoring and is the founder of Tableau Buddy. Through this program, he has successfully mentored over 250+ data professionals all across the globe spanning companies like Bank Of America, JPMorgan&Chase, Wells Fargo and many more.
Do give him a nudge on LinkedIn if you are eager to make a successful career with Data.
‫Nir Smilga
Nomination: Business Analytics & Data Art and Storytelling

Nir is a senior data visualization engineer and analytics Center Of Excellence lead at Zoominfo. He is passionate about data and he creates public data visualizations about things he cares about and about things he loves, especially music. Nir is a Tableau public ambassador , Tableau featured author and has five Vizzes of the Day. It's Nir's goal to spread the passion he has for data visualization to the people around him.He consults and teaches Tableau and data visualization best practices. Nir provides Freelance data visualization services for the Israeli government, media channels, and private companies.
Ricardo Tranquilli Navarro
Nomination: Business Analytics & Data Art and Storytelling

Ricardo Tranquilli Navarro is an Italian-Spanish visualization and data storytelling specialist certified in Power BI and Tableau who currently works as Project Manager at Hiberus Tecnologia (Spain). He has also won visualization competitions and has been a finalist in the Data Visualization Competition organized by the Wharthon Business School of Pennsylvania.
Jonathan Schwabish
Nomination: Data-art and Storytelling

Dr. Jonathan Schwabish is an economist, writer, and teacher. He is considered a leading voice for clarity and accessibility in how researchers communicate their findings. His book Better Presentations: A Guide for Scholars, Researchers, and Wonks helps people improve the way they prepare, design, and deliver data-rich content and his edited book, Elevate the Debate: A Multilayered Approach to Communicating Your Research, helps people develop a strategic plan to communicating their work across multiple platforms and channels. His latest book, Better Data Visualizations: A Guide for Scholars, Researchers, and Wonks details essential strategies to create more effective data visualizations.
Tarigulu Khasizada
Nomination: Data-art and Storytelling

Tarigulu Khasizada works as Business Insights SME at bp and he is located in Budapest, Hungary. His main tasks include creating automating various tasks and visualizing data using Power BI. He is also usin Tableau, as it is his main inspiration to deliver messages using data visualization.
At the same time he is the founder of Zen Analytics which is providing data and analytics services in Azerbaijan. Tarigulu writes tech blogs and contributes data community continuously.
Julia Janicki
Nomination: Data-art and Storytelling

Julia is a data journalist and a data visualization designer/developer with a focus on environmental issues such as biodiversity conservation and climate change, though her works covers topics anywhere from breaking news to culture to tech. Julia is from the U.S. and Taiwan, and currently lives in Paris, where she recently started working as a data journalist, at AFP. She is also working on Taiwan Data Stories as a side passion project.
Mohamad Waked
Nomination: Data-art and Storytelling

Mohamad is an award winning data visualization designer and a freelance data journalist with a background in data science and mechanical design engineering. His focus is on the more creative and experimental aspects of data visualization. Examples of his work can be found on his website (alhadaqa.com). He received a medal at Malofiej International Award in 2020, the Pudding Cup in 2019, an award from the Center for Global Data Visualization in 2019 and others. Mohamad: “I explore data, looking for its hidden secrets and its mysterious stories. I discover those secrets, then reveal them in a beautiful, innovative and insightful data visualization. Simply, I turn mist-full data into insightful art.”
Kavita Behera
Nomination: Data-art and Storytelling

Kavita Behera is a product manager and the creator of #TheWeeklyChart. She is an active member of the Power BI community and an ambassador for the #dataDNA challenges. Her goal is to simplify the art of storytelling and educate everyone about charts. Aside from being an analyst, she is a proud paw parent who loves training her dog.
Adewale Yusuf
Nomination: Business Analytics & Data-art and Storytelling

Adewale Yusuf is the Team Lead Business Intelligence Analyst and Senior Trainer at dbrownconsulting. He is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional in Data Platform, Microsoft Certified Trainer, Microsoft Certified Data Analyst, and Microsoft Certified Solution Associate.
He is a corporate trainer and international speaker with a deep understanding of various adult learning methodologies and instructional design. He trained tailored courses in Power Apps, Power BI, Azure Synapse, SQL, Power Automate, Power Virtual Agent, Microsoft Excel, Azure, and Office 365.
Marlene Dorgny
Nomination: Data art and Storytelling

Marlene Dorgny has been a French data designer for 7 years. Before breaking into data visualization, she used to be a fashion and graphic designer for 15 years. She works for private companies and public institutions, mostly on environmental subjects. She's also a data visualization instructor at Gobelins Paris. Her main interests in data viz are network visualization and she enjoys mapping themes around music for her side projects.
Duncan Geere
Nomination: Data Art Storytelling

Duncan Geere is an information designer living in Sweden. He’s the founder of the Elevate Dataviz Learning Community, and the co-host of the Loud Numbers data sonification podcast and studio
Leonardo Karpinski
Nomination: Data-art and Storytelling

IWith over 25 thousand students worldwide, Leonardo is a Power BI Specialist and a Microsoft Certified Trainer with experience in Business Intelligence and Data Storytelling.
Greg Low
Nomination: Data Art Storytelling

Greg is one of the better-known database consultants in the world. He leads a boutique data consultancy firm called SQL Down Under. He is a long-term Data Platform MVP and considered one of the foremost consultants in the world on SQL Server and Microsoft data-related technologies. Microsoft uses him to train their own staff.
Greg is regularly invited to present at top level tier-1 conferences around the world. Greg's SQL Down Under podcast has a regular audience of over 40,000 listeners.
Vani Agarwal
Nomination: Business Analytics & Data Art and Storytelling

Vani loves to investigate data and develop stories using it in her profession as a Data Visualization Engineer at Expedia Group. She has been a contributing member of the tableau community for some time and has been voted as a Tableau Social Ambassador twice. She is also currently co-leading the Tableau Buddy Talks user group. She also likes to write about new things she learns at work and post them on her blog site. In addition to her job, she enjoys mentoring students and teaching tableau and data storytelling.
Anibal Maiz Caceres
Nomination: Data Art Storytelling

Anibal is a self-taught learner infographics designer. He worked as an infographics designer at the Agence France-Presse and as the head of the Web Design Department of Mexico's Presidency. Anibal was a freelance infographic data visualization designer in Visual.ly and worked with companies such as National Geographics, Delos, Dell, Carter Center, Lancôme, UNICEF, Bosch, Lynda, and even Visa. Also, he worked with Le Point, the French 'Newsweek' magazine. This year, he has been doing infographics on complex subjects for Your-Comics.
Federico Pastor
Nomination: Business Analytics

At present Head of Enterprise DNA Platform Experience and Data Challenges. Over 14 years’ experience in the Aviation & Security Industry. Expertise in the creation of "Passenger Profiles" to detect travel document fraud reservations. Participated in several operations with Government Law Enforcement departments directed at human trafficking, drug smuggling, and counterterrorism.
3+ years of experience in Power BI, Power Pivot, Power Query, and good level of understanding in SQL. Keen interest in Data Visualization and Creative Report development. Simple approach to Power BI Report development trying to accentuate UX approach to reporting. Interest on Power BI teaching/coaching/Mentoring, community building and collaboration.
FAQ
Yes we will provide certificates to participants in shortlist.
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Сonsultancy company focused on IT professionals recruitment. Its biggest differential is that the team has IT professionals, making the process faster and more assertive.
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