Issue No 16: 14 June 2017
ACOMMS 2017- Book your seats now!
Communications Alliance is proud to announce the finalists in the communications industry’s premier awards for excellence, the ACOMMS, which recognise exemplary achievement across 12 categories of endeavour.
The ACOMMS will be presented at a gala industry event in Sydney on 19th July 2017.
The short-listed nominees are illustrative of the industry’s transformation from the provision of traditional fixed and mobile communications to next-generation available-anywhere, advanced services and applications.
Communications Alliance CEO John Stanton said: “the activities underlying the nominations bear testimony to the strength of innovation that is driving the Australian communications industry”.
“There are great stories behind the commitment to excellence on display from all finalists. I congratulate and wish them well for the ACOMMS Awards night.”
“And this year, for the first time, the IoT Alliance Australia (IoTAA) is offering the IoT Impact Award as part of the ACOMMs bouquet. The IoTAA will recognise a company or organisation that has undertaken IoT-based activities that exhibit innovation, collaboration and have generated a demonstrable impact on the Australian economy.
The 2017 ACOMM Awards finalists are:
Satellite Provider of the Year
Commitment to Customer Service
Best Marketing Initiative
Best Mobile Solution
Vendor Innovation (Large)
Vendor Innovation (Emerging)
IoTAA Impact Award
The ACOMM Awards are proudly presented by Communications Alliance and recognise excellence among communications industry participants including individuals, service providers, content providers, carriers, technology partners, consultants and third party suppliers. Vodafone is the 2017 title sponsor of the ACOMMS, with Mirait Technologies Australia, Optus, Cyient, amaysim, Bird & Bird, Foxtel and KPMG also sponsoring the event.
The ACOMMS will be announced and presented at the 11th Annual ACOMMS Dinner to be held on 19th July 2017 at the very elegant Hyatt Regency, Sydney. The Minister for Communications, The Hon Mitch Fifield, will deliver the keynote address at the dinner. The comedic superstar Kitty Flanagan will be the MC for the evening.
Pacific Telecommunications Council (PTC) is Now Accepting Applications
Application deadline is 2 September 2017 by 2:00 PM EAST
PTC’s Young Scholar Program (YSP) is designed to recognize, encourage, and support up-and-coming scholars in the field of information and communication technologies. Selected participants will be invited to present their research at PTC’s 40th anniversary conference.