Global mobile industry association GSMA today announced nominees for the 18th annual Global Mobile Awards.
The winners will be presented on Tuesday, 26th February at the GSMA Mobile World Congress, in an afternoon ceremony hosted by one of the UK’s top writers, actors and comedians, David Walliams.
In total, 158 nominees have been shortlisted for this year’s Global Mobile Awards.
“The GSMA warmly congratulates all the nominees announced today. The competition this year was of an exceptionally high quality, breaking all previous records,” said Michael O’Hara, chief marketing officer, GSMA.
For 2013 the GSMA introduced several enhancements to the awards, such as the addition of the inaugural ‘Connected Life Awards’, and notable developments in the ‘Best Mobile Technology’ and ‘Apps of the Year’ categories.
Thirty-two awards will be presented during the afternoon ceremony, which will begin at 2.30 pm in Hall 4, Conference Village, Auditorium 1, and will be open to all Global Mobile Awards nominees, Mobile World Congress Platinum, Gold and Silver Pass conference attendees and accredited press and analysts attending the Congress.
Also being awarded on Tuesday 26th February are the expanded Government Leadership Awards, which recognize governments from around the world for their innovation and leadership in use of mobile technologies in the public sector.
The presentation of these awards will take place at the Government Mobile Forum. The GSMA’s prestigious Chairman’s Award 2013 will be presented at the Leadership Summit on Monday 25th February.
The Mobile World Congress 2013 will be held 25th- 28th February at the Fira Gran Via in Barcelona. Full information on the Global Mobile Awards can be found at www.globalmobileawards.com.