The CeBIT.AU Business Awards recognise excellence, innovation and achievement within the business technology industry and the nominations are made up of startups, big players and everything in between.
Managing Director of Hannover Fairs Australia, the organiser of CeBIT Australia Jackie Taranto said: “The CeBIT.AU Business Awards program has grown significantly this year with numerous startups competing against established organisations.
“CeBIT Australia has a proud history of recognising talented, innovative and successful organisations in the business technology industry,” Taranto said.
“The CeBIT.AU Business Awards provide a great opportunity for the industry to pay tribute to innovative peers and witness groundbreaking new products and services. We encourage startups to participate in the awards as disruptive technologies play a major role in changing today’s business landscape and society.”
A panel of industry experts will select the winners in each of the four CeBIT.AU Business Award categories. Winners will be announced on Tuesday 6 May at the CeBIT Gala Dinner and Awards Night.
The winner of the top industry prize – the prestigious CeBIT Excellence Award – will also be announced at the dinner.
The four CeBIT.AU Business Award categories are: Service Distinction, Outstanding Project, Top Business Solution and Innovation.
The 2014 CeBIT.AU finalists are:
CeBIT.AU Business Award for Innovation
· Industrial Innovations
· Ruckus Wireless
CeBIT.AU Business Award for Service Distinction
· Icom Australia
· KORE Wireless
· Q3 Technologies
CeBIT.AU Business Award for Outstanding Project
· Mnet Mobile
· Service Quality
CeBIT.AU Business Award for Top Business Solution
· Red Pants Mobile Websites
"We're totally pumped to be recognised by CeBIT as an innovator," one of the nominees, CareMonkey CEO Troy Westley told iTWire.
"It's a great reward for our team and further validation that we're onto something!"
More news to come as the awards and the conference draw closer.