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IBC2019 Welcomes Entries for Its Prestigious Awards Programme

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The IBC2019 Awards are now open for entries, with the aim of celebrating excellence across the industry. From the most exciting technical achievements in media, entertainment and technology to outstanding individual accomplishments and projects that have made a positive social impact, the IBC Awards are a coveted mark of recognition from industry peers in keeping with IBC’s ethos of being ‘by the industry, for the industry’.

IBC is pleased to announce two new categories this year, which reflect the way the industry is developing globally. The Young Pioneer Award celebrates the newest, brightest talent in the industry. From the entries, the top thirty rising stars demonstrating outstanding passion, ambition and commitment to their work, whether in a creative, technical, commercial or strategic role, will be shortlisted in the ‘IBC365 30 under 30 list’ with the stand-out entry winning the Young Pioneer Award. The Social Impact Award will recognise a company initiative or campaign that is making a positive impact in the wider world, tackling an issue that is important within the context of the industry such as sustainability, diversity or health. Both of these new award categories are free to enter.

“It's important for IBC to shine a light on rising talent and to recognise achievements that push the industry to ever greater heights. We are excited to introduce these new awards to celebrate how talented professionals in our sector are accomplishing great things” said Jaisica Lapsiwala, Head of Content, IBC.

Returning for 2019 are the much sought-after Innovation Awards, championing the creativity of projects and the teams behind them. As the disruption of the media, entertainment and technology industry continues and the convergence with other verticals accelerates, the judges are keen to see examples of productive collaboration that leads to innovative solutions for the challenges and opportunities created. The size and scale of a project is unimportant as long as the entry demonstrates ground-breaking innovation and solves a real-world problem in a creative way. The three Innovation Award categories are Content Creation, Content Distribution and Content Everywhere.

Entries will benefit from the dedicated global marketing programme surrounding the awards and are invited to attend the awards ceremony, which takes place during IBC on Sunday 15 September in the RAI Auditorium, Amsterdam. The ceremony will also see several Outstanding Achievement Awards bestowed by the judges, including IBC’s most prestigious award, the International Honour for Excellence.

The deadline for submissions is Tuesday 23 April 2019.

Full details on how to enter can be found at show.ibc.org/awards.

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About IBC

IBC is the world’s most influential media, entertainment and technology show, attracting 55,000+ attendees from more than 170 countries and combining a highly respected and peer-reviewed conference with an exhibition that showcases 1,700+ leading industry suppliers of state-of-the-art technology. In addition to the world-class exhibition and conference, IBC also encompasses the IBC Daily, IBCTV and IBC365.

IBC365 provides year-round insight and opinion into the hot topics and key trends from leading industry journalists, along with insightful whitepapers, peer reviewed technical papers, highly engaging webinars and an expansive video library.

IBC2019 Dates

Conference: 13 - 17 September 2019

Exhibition: 13 - 17 September 2019

For more information about IBC2019 visit: show.ibc.org/awards.

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