The Canadian Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (CanCham), in association with Information Technology and Business Process Association of the Philippines (IBPAP), announces The 10th Anniversary International ICT Awards Philippines will be held on Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at the Marriott Grand Ballroom, Newport City, Pasay, Philippines. Nominations for the various awards are open to all eligible companies and individuals in the Philippines. Award categories and criteria for judging are now posted in the ICT awards website at Nominations can be submitted online starting December 1, 2015. The deadline for submission of nominations is January 31, 2016. The 10th International ICT Awards Philippines is presented by Globe Business and PLDT ALPHA Enterprise as the two title sponsors.

Julian Payne, CanCham President, said that, “The International ICT Awards Philippines, held annually, recognizes the very best in the dynamic and fast growing ICT industry. The 2016 will be the 10th anniversary event, highlighting “10 Years and Growing.” This prestigious 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. The 2016 ICT Awards event will be the biggest and best ever.”

IBPAP President & CEO Jomari Mercado added that, “The 2016 ICT Awards event will include an exciting new category with online voting for the Best Team Leader in the BPO industry. This award will recognize the key role that front line workers play in making the industry so successful in the Philippines. The enhanced ICT Awards includes emphasis on Filipino-owned companies as well as companies being established outside the National Capital Region (NCR).”

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 BPO Team Leader of the Year (by on-line voting)
  14. Best ICT CEO of the Year

Special Awards:

  1. Individual Contributor of the Year
  2. Hall of Fame

The ICT Gala Awards night in March 2015 was attended by more than four hundred industry leaders from the ICT and other business sectors in the Philippines as well as from overseas. There were over a hundred nominations received for the fourteen (14) major categories in 2015.

The Philippines is leading the economic growth in Southeast Asia and now plays a significant economic role in the ASEAN as well as in the global market. The ICT/IT-BPM industry continues to be one of the leading drivers in the robust growth of the Philippine economy. IT-BPM companies are now expanding in emerging specialized sectors like finance and accounting, healthcare, and animation.

For more information about The 10th International ICT Awards Philippines, please visit or contact the ICT Awards Secretariat at +63 2 843 6471 or email