22 Aug 2012

2 weeks left to seal your head-lining win at the Africa Com Awards...


Just two weeks left to highlight your achievements to Africa's Digital elite!
Where does time fly to? Preparations for this year's AfricaCom Awards are really hotting up now here at Awards HQ - we've been working hard to ensure that the amazing drive for excellence in Africa's digital market is properly recognised through a star-studded ceremony.

All of our awards are judged by a panel of independent telecoms experts.

Check out the celebrity host, top South African comedian Nik Rabinowitz

And get all the preparatory materials you need for your entries by downloading them from our website.

Deadline for entries: 7th September 2012


Choose from our updated categories that reflect the continent's new Digital Era:


1. Best Network Improvement
2. Most Innovative Service
3. Best Quality User Experience *NEW
4. Best Cost Efficiency Initiative for Africa
5. Rural Telecoms Award
6. Best Backhaul Solution for Africa
7. Best Marketing Campaign
8. Best Smart-Device for Africa
 *NEW
9. Best Pan African Initiative
10. The 2012 Mobile Data and Social Media Award
 *NEW
11. Industry Personality of the Year
 *NEW  *Free to Enter
12. Changing Lives Award

PLUS the AfricApps Awards

To celebrate the launch of AfricApps at AfricaCom 2012, we will be celebrating the winning entrants of the App-focused awards:

13. Best Smart-Phone App in Africa 
*Free to Enter
14. Best Feature-Phone App in Africa 
*Free to Enter 

AND we are delighted to welcome:

15. Orange African Social Venture Prize
Apply through the Orange portal StarAfrica.com here by 1st September.

16. Etisalat Nigeria Prize for Innovation
Apply through Etisalat Nigeria's website here by 6th September



Follow the easy online entry process today 


Access our easy-to use online entry system - please select the Invoice option for the
 Free to Enter awards

Deadline for entries: 7th September 2012

For full details of this year's Awards - including the categories, gala dinner and entertainment - download the AfricaCom Awards brochure

For further specific information, contact:
Entries - melissa.willock@informa.com
Booking a table - corrie.thompson@informa.com
General enquiries - natalie.bursk@informa.com

Good luck and we look forward to celebrating with you at this year's AfricaCom Awards on 14th November!