The West Africa Mobile Awards (WAMAS) , the leading industry awards that celebrate the best in mobile and technology across West Africa, are now accepting entries for their 2017 edition.
Following the huge success of the inaugural WAMAS, celebrated last year in Lagos which saw Jason Njoku win the Outstanding Industry Achievement Award, the awards will once again strive to identify, recognise and celebrate the individuals and companies that are the driving force of the region’s mobile ecosystem.
10 Award Categories
The WAMAS welcomes applications across 10 categories and finalists will enjoy global industry recognition, invaluable networking opportunities and global publicity. New for 2017, shortlisted finalists will be showcased during day two of Mobile West Africa, providing a platform and exposure for successful entries.
Winners will also receive a wide range of benefits and advisory services to help drive their businesses forward.Supported by BBM, Wimbart, Kasi Insights, DressMeOutlet, Mobile West Africa (MWA) and AppsAfrica, the awards gala will take place at Rooftop in Lagos in front of a packed audience of industry peers, respected judges, sponsors, media and partners for an evening of celebration and networking.
The deadline for entries is 24th March and the West Africa Mobile Award Winners 2017 will be revealed over cocktails and canapés at the awards ceremony on 18th May in Lagos, Nigeria.
|Application deadline||March 24|
|Program dates||February 1 - May 18, 2017|
|Organizer||AppsAfrica Event Organizer|
|Targets||Benin, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Côte d'Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo|
|Sectors||Retail and wholesale, Agribusiness, Automotive, Banking, Clean technology, Computer hardware, Computer software, Construction, Creative, media and entertainment, Diversified services, E-commerce, Education, Electronics, Financial services, Food and beverage, Healthcare, Insurance, Internet, Leisure and travel, Manufacturing, Mobile, Real estate, Renewable energy, Telecom, Transport and logistics, Utilities, Waste management and recycling, Water, sanitation and hygiene|