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OGCIO invites Leading Organisers for Hong Kong ICT Awards 2021
     The Hong Kong ICT Awards (HKICTA) 2021, steered by the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer (OGCIO), will hold its awards presentation ceremony in the fourth quarter of this year. The OGCIO is inviting proposals from interested non-profit organisations to take part as Leading Organisers.
     The HKICTA aims at recognising and promoting outstanding information and communications technology (ICT) inventions and applications, thereby encouraging innovation and excellence among Hong Kong's ICT talent and enterprises. Through concerted efforts of the ICT sector, academia and the Government, this highly regarded Awards has already given some 1,700 recognitions to outstanding local ICT products and solutions since its debut in 2006. Awards winners also have the opportunity to be nominated for international and regional awards. In recent years, the nominees have scooped remarkable prizes in awards such as the World Information Technology and Services Alliance 2020 Global ICT Excellence Awards and the Asia Pacific Information and Communications Technology Alliance Awards 2019, showcasing outstanding achievements of Hong Kong's ICT industry.
     The HKICTA 2021 consists of eight award categories. They are:
* Digital Entertainment Award
* FinTech Award
* ICT Startup Award
* Smart Business Award
* Smart Living Award
* Smart Mobility Award
* Smart People Award
* Student Innovation Award
     The OGCIO welcomes all professional bodies, trade associations or other non-profit organisations to apply for the role of Leading Organisers, which are responsible for recruiting and screening entries, promoting the HKICTA through their networks, planning and managing the adjudication process, and holding individual presentation ceremonies for their categories. The selection of Leading Organisers will be conducted through an open and fair process based on an established assessment mechanism and criteria taking into account the effectiveness of proposals as well as capability and past performance of the applicants.
     Organisations interested in becoming a Leading Organiser can contact the OGCIO at 2582 4318 or email to hkictawards@ogcio.gov.hk to obtain a set of the application documents (including a Request for Proposal and a Proposal Form). The deadline for submission is February 24, 2021. Further details are available on the website of HKICTA (www.hkictawards.hk).
Ends/Friday, January 29, 2021
Issued at HKT 11:00
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