The Australian newspaper now official Media Partner of the ACOMMS

Sydney, 12 February 2018 - Nominations have opened for the Australian communications industry’s premier awards -  the ACOMMS -  with 11 categories celebrating performance excellence in innovation, customer service, marketing and product solutions across the breadth of the telecommunications sector.

In an exciting development, Australia’s leading national newspaper, The Australian has joined as the official Media Partner of the ACOMMS.

The ACOMM awards will be presented at the 12th Annual ACOMMS Dinner on 29 August, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency, Sydney.  The Minister for Communications & the Arts, The Hon. Mitch Fifield has been invited to deliver the keynote address at the dinner.

The ACOMMS 2018 sponsors include Vodafone, Mirait, Bird & Bird, Cyient and KPMG.

The esteemed ACOMM Awards recognise industry-leading achievements among communications players including carriers/service providers, content providers, technology vendors and professional services suppliers. 

Communications Alliance CEO, John Stanton, welcomed the new partnership with The Australian.

“The Australian has a strong editorial commitment to quality reporting in the communications, tech and IT space and is a natural partner for the ACOMMS,” Mr Stanton said.

“We look forward to this collaboration providing a strong platform to communicate the exciting innovation and progressive initiatives that underpin continuous improvement in our sector.”

The 2018 ACOMMS will be awarded to companies that have excelled in:

  • Innovation (Large)
  • Innovation (SME)
  • Vendor Innovation
  • Services to Industry - Professional Services
  • Commitment to Customer Service (Corporate / Consumer )
  • Satellite Provider of the Year Award
  • Community Contribution
  • Best Marketing Initiative
  • Best Mobile Solution
  • IoT Innovator
  • Communications Ambassador Award

The Communications Ambassador Award continues to recognise an outstanding individual who exemplifies the sector’s values and has made a significant contribution to the industry.

Mr Stanton said that outstanding nominees and winners will be featured in a major Special Report to be published in The Australian.

“I encourage companies small and large to submit their work in relevant categories.

“Once again we expect the awards to produce strong competition and look forward to honouring the organisations that have showcased the highest standards and industry best practice over the past year.”

Nominations for the awards close on 11 May 2018.  Full details of the awards and criteria are available at http://www.acomms.com.au/nominations.php

Registrations for the dinner can be made at http://www.acomms.com.au/register.php

Communications Alliance is the primary telecommunications industry body  in Australia. Its membership is drawn from a wide cross-section of the  communications industry, including carriers, carriage and internet  service providers, content providers, search engines, equipment vendors, IT companies, consultants and business groups.

Its vision is to  provide a unified voice for the telecommunications industry and to lead  it into the next generation of converging networks, technologies and  services. The prime mission of Communications Alliance is to promote the growth of the Australian communications industry and the protection of  consumer interests by fostering the highest standards of business ethics and behaviour through industry self-governance. For more details about  Communications Alliance, see www.commsalliance.com.au.

Media information contact:
Kurt Graham kgraham@sefiani.com.au
0431 478 558