2017 COMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRY AWARDS OPEN FOR ENTRIES

Sydney, 8 February 2017 – Nominations have opened for the Australian communications industry’s premier awards, the ACOMMS, with 12 categories celebrating performance excellence in innovation, customer service, marketing, and product solutions across the breadth of the telecommunications sector.

The ACOMMS will be announced and presented at the 11th Annual ACOMMS Dinner to be held on 19th July 2017 at the Hyatt Regency, Sydney.  The Minister for Communications, The Hon Mitch Fifield, has been invited to deliver the keynote address at the dinner and comedic superstar Kitty Flanagan will be the awards Master of Ceremonies.

The ACOMMS 2017 sponsors include Vodafone and Mirait, Optus, Foxtel and Cyient

About the Awards

The esteemed ACOMM Awards recognise industry-leading achievements among communications sector players including individuals, service providers, content providers, carriers, technology partners, consultants and third party suppliers.

This fabulous night recognises those who excel in our industry. Not only will the spotlight be on those leading the way in innovation, customer service, community initiatives, IoT, satellite services, partnerships.

The ACOMMS will this year be awarded to companies that have excelled in

  • Innovation (Large)
  • Innovation (SME)
  • Vendor Innovation (Large)
  • Vendor Innovation (Emerging)
  • 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 has promoted the industry’s interests during the preceding year.

Communications Alliance CEO John Stanton said: “The ACOMMS have a justified reputation as the ultimate in industry recognition for excellence.”

“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 21 April 2017.  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

ABOUT COMMUNICATIONS ALLIANCE 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.

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