Through this high-level selection system, please be aware that every country has their own deadlines for the call. The generally communicated WSA deadline is the timeframe of the global call and communicates the last possible date of a nomination by the national expert panel.

The deadline for the Singapore call for submission is on 30th June 2018

WSA promotes and awards also young innovators under the age of 30, who developed a digital application tackling the UN SDGs. The WSA Young Innovators Award is an open call. You can apply here.

ELIGIBILITY

PRODUCERS

  • Any company, organisation or individual from all UN and UNESCO member states are welcome to apply.
  • The WSA Young Innovators Award is limited to projects initiated and executed by people under the age of 30 from any of the UN and UNESCO member states.

 

PRODUCTS

  • WSA is strictly restricted to digital applications with a strong impact on society.
  • Submissions for the WSA can contain mobile applications, sms based products, webpages, databases, kiosk installations, wearables, IoT etc. There is no limitation regarding the platforms or channels the projects work with.
  • The projects can be max. 2 years old at the date of nomination.
  • No ideas, drafts, demonstrations or concepts are accepted, all submitted projects must be market ready or already on the market.
  • WSA evaluates and highlights the content, user value and local impact of digital solutions.

Winners of the World Summit Awards benefit from:

  • Invitation to the WSA Global Congress including:
    • Pitching seminars
    • 5 minute pitch session in front of an international audience during the Congress
    • A program of especially crafted workshops for the winners
    • Invitation to the prestigious award ceremony and Gala night
    • Board and lodging for the durance of the Congress
    • Eye to eye exchange with speakers, jurors and international guests
  • Integration into a network of internationally recognized digital content developers
  • Access to the WSA community of global experts and industry leaders from over 178 countries
  • Interaction with world-renowned sponsors and partners of the WSA community
  • Workshops that will aid you in making your project in obtaining global recognition
  • A video that highlights your project
  • Special placement on WSA global website, youtube channel and social media promotion
  • Long-term coverage within all WSA editorial channels such as Blogs, Articles and Success Stories

Nominees’ Benefits

A nomination for the World Summit Award is already a win – these are your rewards

  • Recieve more coverage on your product. The WSA provides nominees with press templates and helps them to gain the attention of national media with the support of our international team of high class media and ICT experts.
  • Receive a WSA nominee seal which you can use on your websites, your social media channels and your publications.
  • Earn a chance to receive feedback from the WSA Jurors.
  • Being nominated for the WSA means that your product is the best in the country in one of our 8 categories. Our experience has shown that this honor can immensely improve your outreach.