Innovative hi-tech companies in the West Midlands are being urged by industry leaders to step forward and take part in the 2008 ICT Excellence Awards, sponsored by regional development agency Advantage West Midlands’ ICT Cluster.
The free to enter awards are designed to recognise the talents and achievements of the growing ICT (Information Communication Technology) sector.
They will be announced and presented during an evening drinks reception following the annual West Midlands ICT Cluster Conference on 20 November 2008, at the National Motorcycle Museum in Bickenhill, Solihull.
Categories in this year’s awards comprise ICT Excellence Award for Best Innovative Service, Best Innovative Product, Best Added Value Product / Service, Best Added Value Project and Best Knowledge Transfer, with an overall champion selected from the winners of each of the five categories receiving £2,000.
The deadline for entries is 3 October and the Award entry form, rules & criteria and FAQs can be accessed online from the West Midlands ICT Cluster website: http://www.wmictcluster.org/awards2008.
A showcase for the industry’s high-fliers, the 2008 awards are expected to attract a record number of companies eager to be crowned overall champion.
The awards are considered as the calendar event for the region’s ICT industry.
Winners of previous ICT Excellence awards have benefited from an increased portfolio of clients, improved marketing exposure, recognition from peers and offers of funding.