Singapore, 13 March 2012 | For Immediate Release
The National Infocomm Awards (NIA) 2012, co-organised by the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) and Singapore infocomm Technology Federation (SiTF), is now open for nominations. All organisations and companies in Singapore are invited to submit their entries at the NIA website www.nia.sg starting today till 30 June 2012.
“In today’s digital landscape where technology and trends move rapidly, innovation is a key enabler and strong competitive advantage for both public and private organisations. The National Infocomm Awards aims to recognise the spirit of innovation through the development or adoption of infocomm products, services or solutions in Singapore. Through the inspiring success stories of the winners, we hope that more organisations will continue to pursue innovative ideas in infocomm,” said Mr Ronnie Tay, CEO, IDA and co-chairman of NIA 2012 Steering Committee.
Now into its sixth year, this biennial series of national-level awards is launched once again in search of the next set of infocomm champions. The Most Innovative Use of Infocomm Technology award category recognises the innovative use of technology among public and private organisations, including small and medium enterprises (SMEs). Nominees will be evaluated based on their effective use of technology to enhance productivity or competitiveness.
The Most Innovative Infocomm Product/Service award category rewards companies in Singapore which have pushed the boundaries of technology to develop innovative infocomm products and services that benefit their customers. Entries are judged based on the product’s innovativeness and use of emerging or advanced technology. Winners of NIA 2012 will be honoured at a gala dinner to be held in October 2012.
“The NIA is a well-received award in the industry that helps to create awareness on the importance of infocomm innovation in business growth and success. SiTF is fully supportive of this prestigious award as it celebrates the best in infocomm,” said Mr Eddie Chau, Chairman, SiTF and co-chairman of the NIA 2012 Steering Committee.
Since 2002, the NIA recognition has helped organisations and companies establish a brand name for themselves and make successful forays into the overseas markets. Please refer to Annex A for the quotes from NIA 2010 winners.
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INFOCOMM DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY OF SINGAPORE
About Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA)
The Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) is committed to growing Singapore into a dynamic global infocomm hub. IDA uses an integrated approach to developing infocommunications in Singapore. This involves nurturing a competitive telecoms market as well as a conducive business environment with programmes and schemes for both local and international companies. For more news and information, visit www.ida.gov.sg.
About Singapore Infocomm Technology Federation (SiTF)
Singapore infocomm Technology Federation (SiTF) is Singapore infocomm industry association, which brings corporate members ranging from local startups to establish MNCs. SiTF works with various stakeholders in the ICT industry to address ICT-related issues and to promote emerging technologies in areas such as Digital Media, Cloud Computing, Green IT, Wireless, Security and Governance.
SiTF’s charter is to serve as the voice of the Singapore infocomm industry and to provide members with opportunities to increase their market presence and business reach. Among the key events initiated by SiTF are the SiTF Golf Classic, SiTF Awards, SITEX and Asia Pacific ICT Summit (APICTS). The key initiatives by SiTF include MatchiT, 123JumpStart, SiTF Academy and administering the ‘Infocomm Singapore’ brand.
For more information on SiTF, please visit www.sitf.org.sg.
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