The GSMA has announced the nominees for the Global Mobile Awards 2018 (GLOMO Awards). The winners of the awards will be presented throughout the Mobile World Congress, which takes place 26 February–1 March in Barcelona.
“The GLOMOs offer organisations and individuals from across the world an opportunity to showcase how mobile technology continues to inspire new levels of ingenuity, innovation and achievement,” said Michael O’Hara, Chief Marketing Officer, GSMA. “As always, the calibre of entries is extremely high, so to be shortlisted for the GLOMOs today is quite an achievement in itself. We wish the very best of luck to all nominees and look forward to unveiling the winners at Mobile World Congress next month.”
The GLOMO Awards will feature an afternoon ceremony on 27 February and will include the presentation of winners in three categories including “Social Good”, “Government Excellence Award” and “Mobile Tech”, alongside the “Judges’ Choice” awards. Winners of awards in the “Outstanding Achievement” category, including the “GSMA’s Outstanding Contribution to the Mobile Industry” and the “Women4Tech Industry Leadership” awards, and the “Chairman’s Award for Government Innovation in an Emerging Market” will be announced in separate ceremonies during the course of Mobile World Congress.
Returning to host the 2018 GLOMO Awards ceremony, TV presenters Suzi Perry and Ortis Deley will also announce the winners of selected awards throughout the week. Presentation of awards in the “Fourth Industrial Revolution”, “Consumer” and “Device” categories will take place at the GSMA Innovation City and will also be broadcast live to a global audience on Mobile World Live TV at www.mobileworldlive.com.
The full list of nominees can be found here.
GSMA Innovation City
The GSMA Innovation City will be at Mobile World Congress 2018 once more, offering visitors an opportunity to discover how mobile products and services are helping to create a better future for citizens and businesses around the world. The interactive exhibition space, which welcomed over 30,000 visitors last year and one of the key attractions at Mobile World Congress, covers the latest innovations in mobile from artificial intelligence (AI) to 5G through a range of hands-on, experiential demonstrations that illustrate how mobile impacts virtually every aspect of our lives in sectors such as transport, health, agriculture, industry, home and retail.
“From chatbots to 5G, the GSMA Innovation City includes the very latest developments and innovations in this fast-moving industry and frames them in a consumer context via immersive, interactive demonstrations,” said Michael O’Hara. “One of the most popular destinations at Mobile World Congress, the City is a one-stop shop for the latest developments in our industry and we encourage all attendees to visit this year’s showcase.”
At the heart of the event and next to the Conference Village, the City is supported by leading brands including Cisco IoT, Huawei Wireless X Labs, KT Corporation, Sierra Wireless and Turkcell/Lifecell Ventures and Zain as well the GSMA’s key programmes and initiatives including Future Networks, Identity, Internet of Things, and Mobile for Development. The City will also include examples of the GSMA’s work supporting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
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The Mobile World Congress is the cornerstone of the Mobile World Capital, which will be hosted in Barcelona through 2023. The Mobile World Capital encompasses programmes and activities that span the entire year and will benefit not only the citizens of Barcelona, Catalonia and Spain, but also the worldwide mobile industry. For more information on the Mobile World Capital, visit www.mobileworldcapital.com.About this Content