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IoT Asia Trailblazer Award 2019 Info Kit / FAQ

about the award

IoT Asia is the region’s most established and recognised platform dedicated to the IoT, this platform fuels IoT solutions adoption, powers solutions innovation and gathers outstanding IoT companies.

IoT Asia Trailblazer Award 2019 serves to recognise and encourage companies who have made significant contributions to the region’s IoT eco-system and community. It gives winning companies an additional leverage in promoting their IoT solutions.

Invited independent industry experts will evaluate the submissions and winners will be awarded the IoT Asia Trailblazer Award 2019 on 26 March 2019 at IoT Asia 2019.

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Business consumer
  • 1 IoT Asia Trailblazer 2019 – Innovation
  • 2 IoT Asia Trailblazer 2019 – Commercial Excellence
  • 3 IoT Asia Trailblazer 2019 – Innovation
  • 4 IoT Asia Trailblazer 2019 – Commercial Excellence

Nominees are required to choose the BUSINESS or CONSUMER awards category. Your nominations will be filed and auto-included in both innovation & commercial excellence awards selections.

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Innovation

  • Originality and disruptive factor of the product/solution
  • Research-centric procedures and breakthroughs
  • Ease of product implementation

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Commercial Excellence

  • Commercial viability / market interest
  • Real world deployment and sustainability
  • End-user gains/benefits
  • Ease of product implementation
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Checkout Eligibility

  • Nomination is open to IoT-Centric companies.
  • All entries must be submitted and presented in English only.

Important dates

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12 Nov 2018 Nomination is open. Registration for entry to be submitted via online form. Submit your Nomination
22 Feb 2019 Closing date for nomination. All entries to be submitted by 5pm (Singapore Time: GMT +8) Late entries will not be accepted.
09 Mar 2019 Notification of shortlisted nominees via email.
26 Mar 2019 Presentation by finalists (Physical presence required. Venue: Singapore EXPO)
27 Mar 2019 Announcement of Winners and Presentation of the Award at IoT Asia 2019

Guidelines

This set of guidelines is to provide a framework on entries procedures and details. Submissions must meet all criteria stipulated in the guidelines, otherwise nominations will be considered disqualified.

  • One Application per company. Companies submitting more than one application will be disqualified.
  • Open to all IoT-centric companies.
  • Nominations to be submitted via the online form only.
  • Nominees must select between: “BUSINESS” or “CONSUMER” category.
  • Optional: Upon submission online, videos links may be submitted via YouTube / Vimeo / any video platform (Video duration: 10mins Max)
  • Nominees may attach PDF files of 3MB or less.
  • Submission dateline: 22 February, 2019, 5pm (Singapore time: GMT +8)
  • Submission cannot be withdrawn without the prior approval and decision of the Organisers.
  • All decisions by judges will be final. No correspondence or communications will be entertained.
  • All shortlisted finalists must be present to present to the judging panel on 26 March 2019 (Venue: Singapore Expo)
  • Winning company must be present on 27 March 2019 to receive the IoT Asia Trailblazer Award at IoT Asia 2019.
  • Nominations must be from a employee/owner of the nominated company.

Scoring Criteria

Nominees will be evaluated on these criteria

Innovation The organisation has demonstrated a new device, product, solution or method that is original. Organisation’s submission should showde how and why the idea, device or method is original.
Commercial Adoption The organisation’s product, solution or method has shown commercial success, both in their domestic and/or overseas market. Organisation’s submission could include sales figures of the product, deployment references or customers’ comments.
Ecosystem The organisation’s device, solution, product or method has demonstrated that it is easy to enable other products and organisations to hook into and work with. Organisation’s submission could include an SDK or APIs, or list of partners working together with the organisation.
Submit your nomination

Deadline : 22 February 2019

FAQ’s

What is the IoT Asia Trailblazer Award?

IoT Asia is the region’s most established and recognised platform dedicated to the IoT, this platform fuels IoT solutions adoption, powers solutions innovation and gathers outstanding IoT companies.

IoT Asia Trailblazer Award serves to recognise and encourage companies who have made significant contributions to the region’s IoT eco-system and community. It gives winning companies an additional leverage in promoting their IoT solutions.

Invited independent industry experts will evaluate the submissions and winners will be awarded the IoT Asia Trailblazer Award 2019 on 22 March 2019 at IoT Asia 2019.

Why should I nominate my company for the IoT Asia Trailblazer Award?

The Award celebrates the industry’s most outstanding achievements. Winning the award grants instant brand equity and industry recognition. This strengthens your company / organisation as a business leader / innovator in the IoT space. Winners of the award can leverage on the Award to differentiate your company from competitors.

Who can participate?

All IoT-centric companies.

Does any fee apply?

No, there is no fee involved for IoT Asia Trailblazer Award.

What are the categories?

There are 4 award categories.

Business consumer
  • 1 IoT Asia Trailblazer 2019 – Innovation
  • 2 IoT Asia Trailblazer 2019 – Commercial Excellence
  • 3 IoT Asia Trailblazer 2019 – Innovation
  • 4 IoT Asia Trailblazer 2019 – Commercial Excellence

May I enter register more than one product?

The IoT Asia Trailblazer Award recognises the company, not the product/solution. The product/solution represents the companies’ involvement in IoT. Companies may induct (in nominee form) 1 product/solution.

Will scores be released?

IoT Asia Trailblazer Award committee has a policy of not releasing the scores.

May we provide an in-person demo?

If your nomination is selected as a finalist. You will be required to present a 10 mins presentation on 26 March 2019 at Singapore EXPO. (Venue will be informed only to shortlisted finalists) Failure to attend this presentation will result in immediate disqualification.