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Nominations for the Australian telecommunications industry’s premier awards — the ACOMMS — which recocognise innovation, have opened.

The 11 categories also look at excellence in customer service, marketing and product solutions across the breadth of the telecommunications sector.

The ACOMM awards will be presented at the 12th Annual ACOMMS Dinner on 29 August at the Hyatt Regency, Sydney, with the Communications Minister Mitch Fifield delivering the keynote address. Nominations for the awards close on 11 May.

“I encourage companies small and large to submit their work in relevant categories,” chief executive of the primary telecommunications industry body, Communications Alliance head John Stanton said.

“Once again we expect the awards to produce strong competition and look forward to honouring the organisations that have showcased the highest standards and industry best practice over the past year.”

The 2018 ACOMMS will be awarded to companies that have excelled in:

  • Innovation (Large)
  • Innovation (SME)
  • Vendor Innovation
  • Services to Industry – Professional Services
  • Commitment to Customer Service (Corporate/Consumer)
  • Satellite Provider of the Year Award
  • Community Contribution
  • Best Marketing Initiative
  • Best Mobile Solution
  • IoT Innovator
  • Communications Ambassador Award

The ACOMMS 2018 sponsors include Vodafone, Mirait, Bird & Bird, Cyient and KPMG.

The Australian has a strong editorial commitment to quality reporting in the communications, tech and IT space and is a natural partner for the ACOMMS,” Stanton said.

“We look forward to this collaboration providing a strong platform to communicate the exciting innovation and progressive initiatives that underpin continuous improvement in our sector.”

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Peter Dinham

Peter Dinham is a co-founder of iTWire and a 35-year veteran journalist and corporate communications consultant. He has worked as a journalist in all forms of media – newspapers/magazines, radio, television, press agency and now, online – including with the Canberra Times, The Examiner (Tasmania), the ABC and AAP-Reuters. As a freelance journalist he also had articles published in Australian and overseas magazines. He worked in the corporate communications/public relations sector, in-house with an airline, and as a senior executive in Australia of the world’s largest communications consultancy, Burson-Marsteller. He also ran his own communications consultancy and was a co-founder in Australia of the global photographic agency, the Image Bank (now Getty Images).

 

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