In brief: Content and innovative applications with impact are recognized by the World Summit Award (WSA). National pre-selections for the WSA-mobile run through experts in respective countries. The only way to apply for WSA-mobile is to be nominated by the national expert, so reach out with your story NOW.
Every two years the World Summit Award (WSA) recognizes the companies and organizations that impact our lives through path-breaking content and innovative applications. Mobile is a huge part of this – particularly since mobile in is the ONLY screen for people living in Africa, Asia and the emerging markets.
WSA-mobile emphasizes cultural diversity and identity, the creation of varied information content and the digitalization of educational, scientific and cultural heritage. It aims to make the benefits of the new Information Society accessible and meaningful for all humanity, and in particular, to raise public awareness and give deserved public recognition to the highest quality e-Content, produced all over the world. As of today, around 160 countries actively participate in the initiative.
National pre-selections for the WSA-mobile run through experts in respective countries. The only way to apply for WSA-mobile is to be nominated by the national expert. My friend and esteemed colleague Michelle Manafy (editor of EContent magazine you can and should follow @MichelleManafy) is the US national expert and she’s seeking nominations right now.
If your company and/or client is US based, submit via Michelle’s wiki (http://wsamobile.pbworks.com/). If not, you’ll need to reach out to the appropriate national expert.(You can find the expert in your country here.)
DEADLINE TO SUBMIT nominations to Michelle is SEPTEMBER 1
The Winners’ Gala will take place in Abu Dhabi in December 2010 in cooperation and along with the UN DESA GAID Global Forum.
Stand up to be considered for this prestigious award. Let’s show the real power of mobile content!