If, like us, you are a Welsh entrepreneur in the digital sector, there is still time to enter the awards.
Best Digital Start-Up, Digital Entrepreneur and Digital Young Person of the Year are just a 3 of the 12 categories that will be awarded at this year’s WalesOnline Digital Awards. The awards aim to show off and appreciate business owners that have made an outstanding contribution to the industry.
WalesOnline have said the awards sponsor will be Innovation Point, who are an open funding company that are hoping to increase digital success in Wales. This is why they were very keen to sponsor this awards ceremony and process.
David Warrender, Chief executive of Innovation Point has stated, “Innovation Point are at the heart of driving growth across the Welsh digital landscape and we are delighted to be able to further demonstrate our commitment through our sponsorship of the inaugural Wales Online Digital Awards.”
There are a range of companies that have dedicated themselves to supporting the awards by a sponsor. Glamorgan Telecom, are sponsoring the Best Digital Marketing Communication Ward, they’ve said, “We are delighted to be involved with the first-ever Media Wales Digital Awards.
“Glamorgan Telecom knows just how important new technology and digital communication is for every organisation throughout Wales, and with a such a fantastic wealth of digital talent we’re really pleased to support the Best Digital Marketing Communication award category.”
To enter the awards there is a short form available on the WalesOnline website. The process will include selecting which category you wish to enter. Also, you should write roughly 300 words explaining why you should be picked by the panel to win your chosen category.
Editor of WalesOnline, Paul Rowlands, has given his opinion on why the awards are a great opportunity for Welsh entrepreneurs, he’s said “These awards will showcase the excellence that exists in Wales’ fast expanding digital sector, from established innovative firms and entrepreneurs driving impressive market share, to exciting start-ups with huge potential for growth.
“For the Welsh economy to thrive in an ever increasing digital world, where advances in automation will radically change how we live and work, then we need a sector that is not only vibrant, but fleet of foot to exploit the huge commercial opportunities that will arise.
“And it is hoped that the finalists and winners of the inaugural WalesOnline Digital Awards 2017 will encourage a new wave of businesses and innovators to follow in their footsteps.”
If your entry application is successful, you will be invited to attend the The Wales Digital Awards 2017 presentation ceremony on June 8th. The ceremony will take place at Mercure Holland House Cardiff where there will be complimentary drinks upon arrival.