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25-07-2019

OGCIO invites Leading Organisers for Hong Kong ICT Awards 2020

The Hong Kong ICT Awards 2020, steered by the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer (OGCIO), will hold its awards presentation ceremony in April 2020. The OGCIO is inviting proposals from interested non-profit organisations to take part as Leading Organisers.

The Hong Kong ICT Awards aims at recognising and promoting outstanding information and communications technology (ICT) inventions and applications, thereby encouraging innovation and excellence among Hong Kong's ICT talent and enterprises. Through concerted efforts of the ICT sector, academia and the Government, this highly regarded Awards has already given some 1,600 recognitions to outstanding local ICT products and solutions since its debut in 2006.

The Hong Kong ICT Awards 2020 will consist of eight award categories. They are:

* Digital Entertainment Award
* FinTech Award
* ICT Startup Award
* Smart Business Award
* Smart Living Award
* Smart Mobility Award
* Smart People Award
* Student Innovation Award

All professional bodies, trade associations or other non-profit organisations are eligible to be Leading Organisers, which are responsible for recruiting and screening entries, promoting the Hong Kong ICT Awards through their networks, managing the adjudication process, and holding individual presentation ceremonies for their categories. The selection of Leading Organisers will be conducted through an open and fair process based on established assessment mechanisms and criteria taking into account the effectiveness of proposals as well as the capability of the applicants.

Organisations interested in becoming a Leading Organiser should obtain a set of the application documents (including a Request for Proposal and a Proposal Form) from the Secretariat Office of the Hong Kong ICT Awards 2020 (email: info@hkictawards.hk). The deadline for submission is August 22, 2019.

Further details on becoming Leading Organisers are available on the website of the Hong Kong ICT Awards (www.hkictawards.hk). Enquiries can be made to the Secretariat Office at 2582 4318 or by email to info@hkictawards.hk.

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