HiPipo.com and Cyber plc will this year in August bring you the first ever Digital innovators awards and Uganda will play host to this occasion. The awards are aimed at promoting and rewarding the best innovation and practices for mobile, web, social, digital finance and cyber security applications in Uganda and Africa. The project also hopes to conduct research on Internet connected digital innovations in the Africa.
According to the Daily Monitor, the Digital Impact Awards Africa ((DIAA) will also be a center stage for stakeholders to discuss opportunities and challenges of cyber security, e-services, digital financial services, social media, big data and Internet issues. The organizers have assured reporters that they have a panel of judges and experts from all over the world who will evaluate the brands basing on percentages.
All nominees for any awards category will have to meet the nomination criterion that is defined for the category according to the organizers. “Entry for potential nomination can be submitted through the project website .
Nomination Categories include:
Digital SME Brand of the Year
Best Mobile App
Top 10 cooperate Brands on Social Media-Africa
Best Digital Innovation service -Africa
Best People’s choice Video commercial of the Year (On YouTube)
Best Cooperate Brand on Social Media
Best Cooperate Cyber security Practice
Best Cooperate Digital Marketing Campaign
Best Digital Financial Service Innovation
Best Cooperate Website
Best Mobile App-Africa
Digital Brand of The Year
The digital impact awards are slated for August under the theme: “Maximising the Digital Dividend.”