Why the ITU Digital World Awards?
As the UN specialized agency for ICTs, with 193 Member States, over 700 private sector entities and 150 years of sector expertise, ITU understands the critical role of ICT solutions in accelerating social and economic development across emerging and developed markets alike. ICT-based applications, solutions and initiatives are uniquely powerful and effective in improving lives all around the world.
The Awards Programme at ITU Digital World celebrates this innovation and creativity by aiming to:
best practices and the cross-fertilization of ideas
for innovative socio-economic development
a platform to network, mobilize investment and
create new business opportunities for ICT solutions with social impact
The awards and who can enter
Global SME Awards
for the most promising solutions from SMEs
making innovative use of ICTs for social impact.
Global industry Awards
for the most promising innovative solutions from
large companies in a range of categories.
Host Country SME Awards
Recognition of Excellence Certificate
Why enter the awards?
Win UN recognition as an innovative ICT4D solutions provider
Benefit from international visibility before, during and after the event
Network with potential partners, customers and leads from public and private sectors, emerging and developed markets
Engage with governments, policy-makers and regulators at the highest level
Take part in the SME Programme of capacity building and skills workshops, business matchmaking and networking events
Take home the exclusive ITU Digital World Award Winner trophy and certificate