The Africa Tech Week Awards celebrate the leaders in the African technology ecosystem through their carefully chosen categories and criteria, recognizing the very best of the best in the tech industry in the whole of Africa.
The Africa Tech Week Awards will also recognise and reward companies and individuals on the continent that have demonstrated unsurpassed excellence. Africa Tech Week Awards will take place on March 5, 2019, in Cape Town, South Africa.
The organizers are inviting individuals and organisations to submit entries for the following categories:
AFRICA TECH YOUNG LEADER OF THE YEAR AWARD (under 35 yrs)
This award is for an individual in IT, technology leader who has progressed rapidly through their career and demonstrate business value and innovation using technology.
AFRICA TECH CEO OF THE YEAR AWARD
The individual will have a clear passion for the tech industry, be an inspirational role model, determined and motivated with a strong flair for all things tech.
AFRICA TECH CIO OF THE YEAR AWARD
The award recognise an exceptional individual who has been using technology to support and grow business.
AFRICA TECH AI LEADER OF THE YEAR AWARD
This award recognises an individual, a community minded thought leader who demonstrates the drive to improve business engagements.
AFRICA TECH SECURITY LEADER OF THE YEAR AWARD
This award recognises an individual who assisted the company deal with cyber threats; driving new security innovation in the industry; creating security awareness.
AFRICA TECH WOMAN OF THE YEAR AWARD
This award goes to a woman who has shown outstanding IT excellence and innovation over the past 18 Months.
BEST TECHNOLOGY START-UP AWARD
This award recognises companies in any sector that display great potential for future growth. The company must be under 2 years old.
TECHNOLOGY GROWTH BUSINESS AWARD
The award recognise large companies that are in full growth mode and that have overcome their funding barriers.
TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION OF THE YEAR AWARD
This award recognises the companies that have leading technological change, disrupting the status across all industries.
BEST DIGITAL COMPANY AWARD
The award recognises the company that has the power of digital technologies, including mobile, social, and the cloud.
BEST TECHNOLOGY COMPANY OF THE YEAR AWARD
This award recognises the tech companies for their technological achievements with a sound strategy in place to ensure successful delivery of its commercial advantages and build shareholder value.
To submit an entry, follow this link. The deadline is January 15, 2019.