The Mobile Excellence Awards is proud to officially announce submissions are now open for its 8th Annual awards program sponsored by Intel. The MEAs are the most influential and prestigious awards program in the industry that honors excellence in mobile entertainment, technology and lifestyle.
In addition to celebrating its 8th year of excellence, the MEAs will launch two new events; Quarterly Pitch Sessions as well as a Start-Up Pavillion with the Interactive Television Alliance in Fall at Digital Hollywood Conference in Los Angeles, to include demo tables, exhibits and Branded pitch sessions.
This is your chance to get your company recognized and honored in front of industry influencers, peers, strategic partners, and investors in the entertainment, sports, music, health/ fitness, technology and lifestyle industry.
Early-Bird submissions are now being accepted until July 1st at www.mobilexawards.com. Late fees will apply after July 1st, 2015.
Humanitarian Award – is a special honor presented to the company that gave back to the industry or community through a charitable, or selfless act, hard work and effort to better a cause, company, charity or country on a global basis.
Industry Star – is a legacy award created from the inception of the MEAs and one of the highest honors given to a company who has defined groundbreaking and innovative technologies that has changed the future of mobile, or has broken industry records (i.e, highest number of views, downloads, etc.)
Mobile Ambassador – Recognizes the individual who has most effectively supported the goals of the mobile industry, its programs, and the mobile community at large- Selected by the MEA’s
Best Mobile Leadership – Honors a company that is at least five years or older, which has successfully established industry footprints and has a proven track record in leadership, technology, increased valuation and over all innovation.
Best ecommerce for Mobile – Honors the company that has developed a mobile payment solution to include, retail, billing, gateway, or electronic wallet that allows consumers or retailers to make transactions and pay for purchases by activating a mobile payment application from their smartphone. –
Best International – Honors foreign–based and/or global mobile companies whose products or services have proved to be the most progressive and has launched the most groundbreaking product or service outside of the United States.
Best Mobile Innovator – Honors a company which has proved to be the most progressive or launched the most groundbreaking product/service/model.
Best Mobile Product – Honors the best consumer mobile product or accessory that enhances or eases the ability to entertain, communicate or interact with any mobile devices or tablets. This category is specific for continuing or launching an innovative product or products that delivers or uses technology as its core purpose.
Best Mobile Start-Up – Honors mobile technology or entertainment oriented companies which have less than five years in business and achieved the most success to include but not limited to funding, leadership, assets, users, etc..
Best Mobile App/Service for Connected Daily Lifestyle – Honors the best mobile application built to deliver, entertains and/or impacts how consumers utilize their devices to engage and interact directly with their home or automobiles. Apps can be used for security, mileage, entertainment counsels, service, transportation, maintenance, search, discovery, etc.
Best Social Community for Mobile – Honors the best social mobile network platform, service, function or environment as part of overall offering, or that integrates a consumer friendly social network into the overall experience. Can include but not limited to fan based communities, dating, connecting with friends, search & discovery or general sharing on a social network.
Best Over-all Mobile App – honors any app that enhances a users ability to purchase/pay, share, entertain, fix, send, connect, whether content or creative driven
Best Mobile Games – Honors the best out of all game content categories combined, including casual, multiplayer or original.
Best Mobile Music – Honors the best music app that engages the consumers with their favorite music and artists via mobile. Includes mobile initiatives such as live events, artist interaction, music content, ticket purchasing, viewing, search, etc.. _
Best Entertainment Related Marketing Campaign – Honors the mobile marketing campaign that was either created for a brand or on behalf of an entertainment property, which makes the best use of viral marketing to enhance a brand’s consumer awareness through mobile engagement.
Best Original Content for Mobile – Honors the company that has developed the most innovative user-generated or professionally-produced entertainment content that engages the mobile user and enhances the mobile content experience
Best Branded Experience Made for Mobile – Honors the best branded entertainment content developed for mobile as an extension or companion program/activity to a traditional TV show or series, fiction or non-fiction, or film, fiction or non-fiction.
Best Mobile Sports – Honors the best sports content or sports oriented engagement developed for mobile. May include Fan interaction, live sporting events, extension or companion program, creation of new or unique content or application etc.
Best AR/VR for Mobile – Honors the company that either delivers, programs or enhances a true immersive experience to consumers on mobile which can include but not limited to a live direct or indirect view of a physical, real-world environment, or user-generated one.
Best User Experience for Mobile – Honors the company that developed the best intuitive UI (user Interface) for consumer entertainment experience to surf, search, discover and engage with the app.
Best Mobile Wearable Technology– Honors the best app or product built for lifestyle, Health & Fitness which revolutionalizes how technology interacts with consumers by providing integrated or downloadable technology with comprehensive health and fitness program integrated into the app and /or wearable mobile technology or device as part of clothing.
Best Delivery Platform for Mobile – Honors companies that have developed or contributed to a mobile service, application or technology platform, which specifically delivers mobile content and services that enhances the consumer experience across multiple screens.
Best Technology Breakthrough – Honors a contribution that mobile operators, manufacturers, vendors, and suppliers make to increase mobile usage, ARPU, expand the user experience, and help expand business opportunities in general.
Best Mobile Utility Application for on a Smartphone or Tablet – Honors the best mobile application built to deliver content, news or other medium used as a utility on smartphones and tablets that impact how consumers interact with their devices to drive better efficiencies in technology, marketing or entertainment
Best Mobile Video – Honors the company whose, platform, service, function or content package offers the consumer the best video experience on any mobile screen
Please go to www.mobilexawards.com to submit.