The Canadian Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (CanCham) and IBPAP, announced today that an all-time record number of nominations had been received for the 10th Anniversary of the International ICT Awards 2016 before the deadline to submit nominations on January 31st. Presented by Globe Business and PLDT Alpha Enterprise, the International ICT Awards Philippines recognizes outstanding contributors to achieving excellence in the ICT industry with awards in various categories open to eligible companies and individuals in the Philippines. Deliberation for all nominations will start on 10 February 2016 by a set of distinguished panel of judges representing the industry, the academe, public sector, and government sector.

To bring fun and excitement in celebrating the 10th anniversary of the International ICT Awards Philippines, a new award category, Participants’ Choice: Most Popular Team Leader award, will be launched where, for the first time, an interactive ICT application will be used to cast votes for the nominated team leaders. The first-stage voting using Netsuite’s Light CMS technology will be done prior to the event from 15 February 2016 to 15 March 2016, while the second-stage voting during the ICT Awards Gala Night on 22 March 2016 will use Globe and PLDT technology. Special major prizes will be raffled for the voting participants during the ICT Awards Gala Night. More details you can find at www.ictawards.org.ph.

Highlighting “10 Years and Growing”, the annual ICT Gala Awards Night has inspired and promoted further development, growth, and innovation of the country’s ICT/IT-BPM industry as a world leader.  High profile business leaders of the ICT industry and other businesses using ICT have engaged in and actively supported this event since its start. Last year, then Bb. Pilipinas winner Pia Wurtzbach, now the crowned Miss Universe, was among the presenters for the award winners. This year, another stunning personality will be invited to grace the ICT Awards Gala Night.

The ICT Awards Categories for 2016 include:

  1. Best Company of the Year
  2. Best Employer of the Year
  3. Best Filipino-owned Company of the Year
  4. Best Company of the Year Outside NCR
  5. Best Global In-house Center of the Year
  6. Most Innovative Company of the Year
  7. Best Voice Excellence Company of the Year
  8. Best Emerging IT-BPM Company for Creatives
  9. Best Emerging IT-BPM Company for Healthcare
  10. Best Emerging IT-BPM Company for Finance and Accounting
  11. Best Software Company of the Year
  12. Best Philippine Mobile App of the Year
  13. Best ICT CEO of the Year

Special Awards:

  1. Participants’ Choice: Most Popular Team Leader (by on-line voting)
  2. Individual Contributor of the Year
  3. Hall of Fame

The 10th Anniversary International ICT Awards Philippines will be held on Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at the Marriott Grand Ballroom, Newport City, Pasay, Philippines.

For more information about The 10th International ICT Awards Philippines, please visit www.ictawards.org.ph,  or contact the ICT Awards Secretariat at +63 2 843 6471 or email: info@ictawards.org