3 Mar 2016

Announcing the West Africa Com Awards: Celebrating digital & ICT innovation

Be inspired by the region’s top operators, service providers, solutions suppliers, entrepreneurs and innovators

New to West Africa Com, the West Africa Com Awards will be celebrating excellence in West Africa’s telecommunications, digital and ICT. Taking place at the luxury Little Buddha,Dakar on Tuesday 7th June 2016, West Africa’s most innovative minds will gather to network and celebrate the most impressive achievements in the sector.

Enter now to make sure your company’s achievements are recognised by your peers – all entries are free of charge until Friday 1st April.

Five categories to celebrate the best of the sector:

Connecting West Africa
This award will recognise a successful initiative to improve access to communications in the region.

Digital Life Service
This award will celebrate a data or content service that has made the most of the new opportunities afforded in the digital environment.

Outstanding Enterprise Solution
This award will look at solutions that make business easier in West Africa, by helping enterprises meet their IT needs in a productive and cost-effective way.

Game-Changing Innovation
This award is about a new product, solution or business model that has the potential to change the way the market works.

Changing Lives
This is where ICT meets socio-economic development and inclusion. This award will celebrate a product, initiative or social enterprise that is having a life-changing effect on individuals or communities in the region.

The panel of judges:
The Awards will be judged by an independent panel of judges:
  • Dr. Alassane Diop, Lecturer & Researcher, Université Alioune Diop de Bambey (UADB), Senegal
  • Amadou Makhtar Fall, Co-founder, ITmag.sn
  • Thecla Mbongue, Senior Analyst, Ovum
  • Samba Sène, Founder & MD, WISS AFRICA
  • Mariam Tendou Kamara, Co- Founder, WAFRICA
  • Regina Mbodj, General Director, CTIC Dakar

Don’t miss this opportunity to celebrate the best achievements in West Africa’s digital and ICT sector. Click here for more information.

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