Nominations open for first ITP .Gov Awards

.Gov Awards to honour ICT and smart government achievements of the public sector

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Nominations open for first ITP .Gov Awards The .Gov Awards will build on the success of ITP's Arab Technology Awards. (ITP Images)
By  Mark Sutton Published  February 4, 2015

Nominations are now open for the first ever ITP Technology .Gov Awards, a new awards to honour the achievements of the government sector in the GCC in the ICT field.

The inaugural ITP Technology .Gov Awards (Abu Dhabi & Federal Government) have been established to highlight the world leading progress that the Gulf region has made in the field of smart government and the use of information technology to drive progress and improve lives.

The first edition of the awards will be open to Abu Dhabi and Federal Government entities and partners only, with subsequent editions planned for Dubai and Northern Emirates, and Saudi Arabia.

These awards will recognise the outstanding work that has been conducted by the government sector in the region in the past 12 months, in emerging fields such as online services, mobile applications and smart cities.

The awards will be presented at a gala dinner, to be held in St. Regis Corniche Abu Dhabi on 31st March, and are expected to attract more than 300 heads of government entities and technology professionals, providing an unrivalled networking and business development opportunity as well as a platform to honour the sector's top performers.

Awards will be presented in 15 categories which will recognise new online services, successful deployments carried out by government departments, new initiatives in government services and outstanding leaders and individuals.

The award categories are:

GOVERNMENT MOBILE APP OF THE YEAR

G2G SERVICE OF THE YEAR

G2B SERVICE OF THE YEAR

G2C SERVICE OF THE YEAR

CUSTOMER SERVICE INITIATIVE OF THE YEAR

SMART CITY INITIATIVE OF THE YEAR

PUBLIC/PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP OF THE YEAR

CSR PROJECT OF THE YEAR

GOVERNMENT IT APPLICATION PROJECT OF THE YEAR

GOVERNMENT IT INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECT OF THE YEAR

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT IT DEPARTMENT OF THE YEAR

ABU DHABI GOVERNMENT IT DEPARTMENT OF THE YEAR

GOVERNMENT IT LEADER OF THE YEAR

YOUNG GOVERNMENT IT PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR

INNOVATION IN GOVERNMENT SERVICES AWARD

Nominations can be made by government departments and partners and are made by completing an online nomination form and submitting it with the appropriate supporting documents. Each application will then be assessed and judged by ITP Technology's editorial team.

Nominations can be made via the Awards website up until the closing date - Thursday 26th February 2015.

For full details please see www.itp.net/dotgov-awards 

For further enquiries please email dotgovawards@itp.com

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