Sydney, 18 February 2019: 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.

Australia’s leading national newspaper, The Australian is once again the official Media Partner of the ACOMMS in 2019.

The ACOMM awards will be presented at the 13th Annual ACOMMS Dinner on 15 August 2019 at the Hyatt Regency, Sydney, attended by more than 400 senior players from industry, the media, regulators and the Parliamentary sphere. 

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

Communications Alliance CEO, John Stanton, welcomed the continuing 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.

“Our collaboration provides a strong platform to communicate the state of innovation in the telco sector – including via a Special Report published by The Australian, highlighting the achievements of ACOMM finalists and winners.

The 2019 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 recognises an outstanding individual who exemplifies the sector’s values and has made a significant contribution to the industry.

Mr Stanton encouraged 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 10 May 2019.  Full details of the awards and criteria are available at http://www.acomms.com.au/2019/nominations

Registrations for the dinner can be made at http://www.acomms.com.au/2019/register

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.

The most influential association in Australian communications, co-operatively initiating programs that promote sustainable industry development, innovation and growth, while generating positive outcomes for customers and society.  To create a co-operative stakeholder environment that allows the industry to take the lead on initiatives which grow the Australian communications industry, enhance the connectivity of all Australians and foster the highest standards of business behaviour.  For more details about Communications Alliance, see www.commsalliance.com.au.

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