Deadline for entries for the West Africa Mobile Awards

Mobile innovators have just one week left to submit their entries for the West Africa Mobile Awards, with winners announced at an awards party on April 21st in Lagos, Nigeria.

The West Africa Mobile Awards (WAMAS), the first truly West African technology awards targeting the leading mobile and tech companies across the region. The response to date has been excellent and we encourage entrepreneurs, start-ups and established ventures to submit entries for the 10 categories.

The provision of mobile connectivity, products, and services is having a fundamental impact on almost every aspect of society in West Africa. The WAMAS have been created in order to measure this progress. The awards strive to identify, recognise, and celebrate the individuals and companies that are the driving force of mobile innovation in the region.

The WAMAS are proudly supported by,  Mobile West Africa (MWA) and the Mobile Ecosystem Forum (MEF), the award gala will take place in Lagos in front of an audience of industry peers, respected judges, sponsors, media, and partners for an evening of celebration and networking.

10 Categories
WAMA2016-BANNER-300x300The awards will recognise the global brands, dynamic start-ups, and visionary individuals who are shaping mobile content and commerce in West Africa. Applications are welcome across 10 categories and the WAMAS are free to enter to ensure a level playing field for all.

Expert Judging Panel
An expert judging panel that includes industry leaders, independent journalists, analysts, academics, and VCs will assess all entries. The process will be completely comprehensive, exhaustive and systematic, meaning that the awards and the processes surrounding them are fully transparent.

The deadline for entries is the 28th of February and the West Africa Mobile Award Winners 2016 will be revealed over cocktails and canapés at the awards ceremony on April 21st in Lagos, Nigeria.

Confirming one of the sponsorship opportunities for the WAMAS will position your brand as a leader in innovation and technology in West Africa among leading industry peers from Africa and beyond. There are various sponsorship packages available for more details on promoting your brand or to reserve your tickets please click here. is a leading pan-African technology news portal and advisory service, dedicated to delivering the latest insight on mobile, tech and innovation in Africa.
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