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Higher Logic Thrive Submissions and Review

An all-in-one solution to manage your association’s submission and review process, powered by OpenWater.

Streamline submissions, simplify reviews: Effortlessly manage awards, abstracts, scholarships, grants and more!

  • Abstract Software

    Abstract Software

    Easily collect proposals, review submissions, organize sessions, and manage speakers with a single, user-friendly platform that streamlines the member experience with pre-populated data pulled from your member’s Higher Logic Thrive Community profile.

    • All abstract tasks – by authors, reviewers, chairs and administrators – are handled in one unified, fully integrated solution
    • Manage speaker communications: from calls for speakers to reminder notifications to submission acceptance/rejections
    • Organize and publish speaker sessions and conference schedules


  • Awards Software

    Awards Software

    A comprehensive awards management tool designed to streamline and simplify your entire awards program using pre-populated data pulled from your member’s Higher Logic Thrive Community profile to make submitting an award entry a snap!

    • “Click and drag” to build your own online submission forms — without writing a single line of code
    • Online access for judges to review and approve submissions at any time, anywhere, on nearly any device
  • Grants


    Create the impact you want with streamlined grants applications, a user-friendly reviewer portal, and powerful features for program administrators.

    • A robust grant application collection tool including documents, videos, and confirmation of charity status
    • Intuitive interface to review grant applications and application status
    • Easily assign grant budget and current fund allocation
  • Scholarships


    Manage the entire multi-step, multi-review scholarship process smoothly, moving applicants to scholarship recipients.

    • Applicant portal to easily submit applications and upload supporting documentation
    • Track, review and award scholarships from one integrated platform
    • Easily view your scholarship budget and current fund allocation
  • Fellowships


    Create a memorable fellowship website, promote your fellows and alumni, and control the entire process, all in one system.

    • All tasks – by entrants, judges, chairs and administrators – are handled in one unified, fully integrated solution
    • Winner’s gallery can drive traffic to your site and generate buzz about your successful fellows

Engaging Members, Empowering Associations

Comprehensive application solution

Increase participation and guarantee complete submissions with easily configured workflows made easier than ever with pre-filled data from your member's Community profile.

Empower staff with insights

Leverage your Community to learn who to invite for submissions based on conversations, past behavior, and stated and implied interests.

Personalize your member experience

Data insights gathered from submissions inform other facets of the member lifecycle.

Add Submissions and Review to these Higher Logic Thrive products

  • Community

    Your members, connected

    Discussions, Q&A, libraries and events bring your members together and keep them coming back.

    Uncover deeper insights

    Track activity trends, discussion topics, and searches in the community for deeper insights into what your members need.

    Scale as you grow

    Grow your community offerings through third-party integrations or additional functionality like learning, mentoring, and multisite management.

  • Platform

    The complete member engagement solution

    All the features of community and marketing automation in one integrated experience.

    Designed with you in mind

    Higher Logic Thrive Platform was made for associations, built on years of experience, research, and feedback with solutions to your challenges built right in.

    Streamlined, usable member data

    Bring the full member experience together, whether you’re prospecting, managing renewals, or growing non-dues revenue.

    Get started quick

    Prebuilt communities and email campaigns, tailored to your needs, get you up and running in no time at all.

Higher Logic Thrive Submissions and Review Resources

Build a Call for Presentations in 15 Minutes (aka Call for Abstracts, Call for Posters)

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Man submitting an online submission form

Digital Transformation Can Start Small and Have Exponential Impacts

Read the Blog

"One Person Can Make a Difference" for Digital Transformation with Kunal Johar

Listen to the Podcast

Ready to see what Higher Logic Thrive can do for you?

Let’s talk about how we can help your association spark engagement, improve member retention and achieve growth.