INNOVATION / PROJECT AWARDS
BEST HEALTHTECH INNOVATION
Technology can have a huge impact in healthcare, and in recent years many enormous changes have been brought about in health and wellbeing. The winner of this award will have launched a technologically brilliant solution which has improved healthcare, boosted health metrics, or simply helped people’s recovery.
BEST RETAIL INNOVATION
Tech has already changed retail immeasurably - but there remain many new and thrilling in-store and online innovations changing how shopping looks. This award will go to the innovation that’s had the biggest impact on how consumers behave, making their shopping experience simpler and helping retailers in the long run.
BEST MARTECH INNOVATION
Marketing technology allows organisations to build relationships with existing and new customers, through software and other tools which make marketing teams’ lives easier - and we’ll present this award to a novel and forward-thinking Martech innovation that’s solved the problems of marketers everywhere.
BEST EDTECH INNOVATION
We’re looking for the digital innovations improving learners’ lives - from early years all the way to adulthood. Technology has the power to make education more accessible, effective and fun, and this award will identify the innovation which has provably succeeded in doing just that.
DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION OF THE YEAR
Have you undergone or enabled a revolutionary digital transformation? This category is looking to recognise the projects which have changed the way an organisation looks and operates through digital solutions. Both those who have undergone their own digital transformation and consultancies or agencies handling it for another are eligible to enter.
TEAM / BUSINESS AWARDS
LARGE TECH COMPANY OF THE YEAR - SPONSORED BY Verlingue
This category will recognise a company with a turnover above £20m across all sectors, that uses technology in a variety of ways and can prove its impact on a large scale. We’re looking for big organisations committed to doing the right thing, remaining agile, and supporting both partners and staff.
SAAS COMPANY OF THE YEAR - SPONSORED BY Better Placed
TECH START-UP OF THE YEAR
Companies aged less than 3 years whose focus is on disruptive tech solutions are eligible to enter this category, which will reward a start-up which has made a huge contribution to its sector, finding its niche and solving a unique problem in a creative way. We’re looking for agility, imagination, foresight and brilliance.
TECH PR AGENCY OF THE YEAR
This category is recognising the tech PR companies helping start-ups, scale-ups and larger tech businesses reach new and engaged audiences. We’re searching for the tech PR agencies with the dedication and expertise to make a tangible difference to their tech-focused clients.
TECH FOR GOOD AWARD - SPONSORED BY Social Tech Communications
TECH ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR
This category looks to reward the past year’s top entrepreneur working in the region. We’re looking for individuals who’ve overcome significant challenges, introduced novel solutions, and done everything they can to support their team. The winner of this award will be decided through a combination of judges’ scoring and a public vote.