iTnews Asia has announced the launch of the inaugural edition of the iTnews Benchmark Awards, Asia.
Started in 2013, the iTnews Benchmark Awards is a respected programme that recognises and celebrates Australia’s most remarkable IT projects, leaders and teams every year.
The Asia edition of the awards seeks to replicate the iTnews Benchmark Awards’ success by providing a platform for companies across the Asia Pacific region to showcase excellence in the use of IT in today's era of digitalisation.
With 29 individual categories, the awards focus on IT projects run by customers/end-users of IT, both in the private and the government sectors, and all are invited to nominate projects and people for recognition.
The awards cover core industries including Banking and Financial Services (BFSI), Government and Public Sector, Utilities, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Pharmaceutical, Education, and Retail sectors, among others.
The top three winners in each category will be awarded a Gold, Silver or Bronze trophy at a gala celebration in Singapore in November..
In addition to industry-focused awards, there will also be Editorial Awards which will honour exceptional individuals and projects, irrespective of industry sector.
- A Women in Tech leadership award to celebrate the fantastic women leaders who have been trailblazers in the technology industry.
- Project implementations in artificial intelligence (AI), IoT, Sustainability, Cybersecurity, Cloud, and Web 3.0.
- An award recognising excellence in the use of technology by enterprises.
More details about the different award categories are available here.
Judged by an independent panel of well-recognised and experienced technology leaders, the iTnews Benchmark Awards, Asia, is now open and accepting entries from across the Asia Pacific region.
Entries close September 1, 2023.
iTnews Asia Editor, Amit Roy Choudhury, said the iTnews Benchmark Awards, Asia will provide important recognition to IT teams and individual leaders that have implemented solutions and demonstrated leadership in the use of digital and information technology.
"We are excited to bring the Benchmark Awards program, regarded as the premier platform for recognition of IT excellence in Australia, to Asia. Combining the rich traditions and standards set by the Australian awards with the vibrancy of the technology landscape in Asia, iTnews Asia is confident that the iTnews Benchmark Awards, Asia will set a new standard in recognising excellence in the use of technology by end-user organisations," Roy Choudhury said.
Finalists will be announced on October 9, 2023, and their achievements will be celebrated at a gala dinner and networking evening on November 16, 2023, hosted and run by Lighthouse Independent Media, the publisher of iTnews Asia.
For more details and awards submissions, visit the iTnews Benchmark Awards, Asia website.