Telcom World Entrepreneurship Awards 2015 is a new awards program inaugurated by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). This award program is geared towards recognizing the impact that high-growth SMEs make leveraging on ICT for innovative and social good.
ITU has a comprehensive grasp of the role that ICT entrepreneurs, small and medium scale enterprises play in sector growth and expansion. They also understand that incubators, technology hubs and government initiatives all contribute to the acceleration of socio-economic development across emerging and developed markets.
This is why the awards programme will bring together key stakeholders to influence, power faster social and economic development, initiate collaborative opportunity and stimulate industry growth. It will also highlight best practices and aid in the cross-fertilization of ideas for innovative, socio-economic development and the promotion of ICT entrepreneurship.
The program is targeted at ICT startups, entrepreneurs and SMEs. The winners of the 2015 inaugural edition will have access to;
Increased visibility at ITU Telecom World 2015
Global recognition as an innovative ICT4D solutions provider
Networking access to potential international public and private sector partners and customers
Opportunity for direct dialogue with governments and policy makers at the highest level
Leader Pass, free stand and confirmed speaking slot at ITU Telecom World 2016
The awards are to be presented in three categories:
ITU Telecom World Entrepreneurship Awards– for the most promising solution, start-up or SME at ITU Telecom World 2015, selected by a jury of experts.
ITU Telecom World Entrepreneurship People’s Choice Award-for the best solution, start-up or SME at ITU Telecom World 2015, as voted for by the event attendees.
ITU Telecom World Entrepreneurship National Award-for the best solution, start-up or SME from Hungary, the host country of ITU Telecom World 2015.
ITU Telecom World Innovation Champion Award-for the best or most effective government scheme supporting and fostering innovation, entrepreneurship and SMEs in the ICT sector at national or regional level.
Visit the link provided here for information on eligibility criteria