.GOV Awards for Dubai & Northern Emirates launched

Nominations now open for .Gov Awards for Dubai & Northern Emirates

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.GOV Awards for Dubai & Northern Emirates launched The second edition of the .GOV awards will honour achievements in IT by government entities from Dubai and the Northern Emirates. (ITP Images)
By  Mark Sutton Published  April 9, 2015

Nominations are now open for the first ITP Technology .Gov Awards for Dubai and the Northern Emirates, a new awards that honour the achievements of the government sector in the UAE in the ICT field.

The ITP Technology .Gov Awards have been established to highlight the world leading progress that the UAE has made in the field of smart government and the use of information technology to drive progress and improve lives.

These awards, which are open to government entities from Dubai, Sharjah, Ras al-Khaimah, Ajman, Fujairah and Umm al-Quwain, will recognise the outstanding work that has been conducted by the government sector in the Emirates in the past 12 months, in emerging fields such as online services, smart government and smart cities.

The awards build on the success of the first .Gov Awards for Abu Dhabi and Federal Government, which were held in the UAE capital in March.

This new event is 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

DUBAI GOVERNMENT IT DEPARTMENT OF THE YEAR

NORTHERN EMIRATES GOVERNMENT IT DEPARTMENT OF THE YEAR

INNOVATION IN GOVERNMENT SERVICES AWARD

GOVERNMENT IT LEADER OF THE YEAR

YOUNG GOVERNMENT IT PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR

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 board.

Nominations can be made via the Awards website up until the closing date - Wednesday 6th May 2015.

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

For further enquiries please email dotgovawards@itp.com

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