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2015 [app] design awards ASIA

mobile, web, IoT, desktop, connected devices
design champion, best studio, best start-up & best IoT
plus 20 specialist nomination categories

demand design, celebrate courage

 

Key Dates

26 February 2015 - Earlybird Deadline
7 July 2015 - Standard Deadline
3 August 2015 - Extended Deadline
4 August 2015 - Judging & Ratings
9 August 2015 - Rating Closes
10 August 2015 - Winners Announced
18 August 2015 - HKG Presentation
20 August 2015 - SIN Presentation

Category Listing

App Design Champion - Chairman's Awards

The App Design Champion - Chairman's Award celebrates the organisation who has consistently commissioned excellent development and applications thereby providing instrumental support and growth for the wider mobile community.  The winner will be awarded according to the body of work submitted across all categories and the overall rating score.

All eligible nominations will be automatically submitted into this category and no fee applies.
  

 

Best API

APIs are fast becoming the scaffolding of the app world. Your entry will be an outstanding API that provides new potential for an App Design. It will provide a better, faster or easier way to integrate and expand functionality. Basically it is the bomb, it knocks the others out of the park. In short - the best in its league

  

 

Best App Startup

Exactly as it states - we're looking for the best startup projects. Startup projects need to be newly emerging, less than 5 million users and less than 3 years old.  

 

Best Connected Device and Wearable Tech

From not so long ago being a concept only/prototype scenario, the connected device/wearable tech revolution has taken the world by storm and today we have clothing, watches, glasses, jewellery and trackers all helping us to achieve goals such as staying fit, active, losing weight or being more organised.  

 

Best Dev Platform/Dev tools/framework

The current pick of the crop apps have moved from roll your own to accelerating by using platforms, platforms like yours. The winner of this category will be a platform or service that makes the App life cycle go easier than other alternatives, it will power features that would have taken years to bring to market and allow App Designers to run and jump where if they had to do it themselves they would just be imagining their solution

  

 

Best Expanded Service or Application

Open to apps in all categories with updates and developments that truly enhance the user experience and take your app or service to another level.  

 

Best IoT

The Internet of Things has the power to reshape our world, as there is endless opportunity as we start to connect people to things, things to things and people to people. What will stand out in IoT are those that create a seamless experience and make the ordinary extraordinary.  

 

Best Mobile Marketing Campaign

This category recognises campaigns that use elements such as competitions, promotions & messaging to engage customers on the mobile channel exclusively.  

 

Best New Service or Application

This can be any new service or application from a start-up to an industry leader. It’s not just bells and whistles we're after but true innovation, exceeding expectations and filling a void that had previously been open.  

 

Best Studio - Large

The 'Best of' award celebrates the best studio/development house that consistently achieves excellence in mobile app design. Winners will awarded according to the body work submitted across all categories and the overall rating score and will be presented in three categories based on business size Small - less than 5 employees, Medium -5 to 20 employees and Large - greater than 20 employees. 

All eligible entrants will be automatically submitted for this award.  No entry fee is applicable.  

 

Best Studio - Medium

The 'Best of' award celebrates the best studio/development house that consistently achieves excellence in mobile app design. Winners will awarded according to the body work submitted across all categories and the overall rating score and will be presented in three categories based on business size Small - less than 5 employees, Medium -5 to 20 employees and Large - greater than 20 employees.   


All eligible nominations will be automatically submitted into this category and no fee applies.

  

 

Best Studio - Small

The 'Best of' award celebrates the best studio/development house that consistently achieves excellence in mobile app design. Winners will awarded according to the body work submitted across all categories and the overall rating score and will be presented in three categories based on business size Small - less than 5 employees, Medium -5 to 20 employees and Large - greater than 20 employees.   


All eligible nominations will be automatically submitted into this category and no fee applies.
  

 

Business Operations

The category relates to applications that aid productivity in Line of Business.  

 

Business Platforms

Business Platforms have succeeded in helping businesses in changing their focus to the achievement of outcomes. Compelling, flexible and scalable platforms that provide greater business agility and productivity will stand out here.  

 

Business Tools

We're looking here for savvy tools that make doing business, study or household management tasks less complex and more efficient. They help make us more organised, productive and creative  

 

Community

Apps more than ever are helping our communities to connect and engage, from emergency services to Not for Profits to social groups, these apps not only assist in delivery but provide efficiencies importantly providing those at the coalface more time to do their important work whether it be fighting fires or managing the local team. It's not all serious though we're also looking for apps that work to help bring the community groups together with fun and enjoyable activities.  

 

EdTech

EdTech focuses on how education is changing through technology, changing the way we learn and process knowledge. What will stand out here is those that enhance the learning experience and make a lasting impression.  

 

Entertainment

Apps have overtaken entertainment. They influence what and how we watch or listen to, where and how we eat, dine and play, how we book and how we interact before during and after entertainment events. We're looking for apps that make entertainment even more entertaining.  

 

Family

Apps have an enormous impact on our family lives - from the games we play, parenting guides, researching our family tree, childhood development and education to even looking after our pets. We're looking for apps for use in our family lives - whether it be work, rest or play.  

 

FashionTech

FashionTech is changing the way fashion does business, disrupting the traditional relationships between consumers, brands and garments. They are creating a faster and more innovative ways to shop, market, educate and ultimately experience the fashion. This is the place for all those with a fashion connection.  

 

FinTech

Fintech is radically changing how we live as society and how we do business professionally. We're looking for great apps that are disrupting sectors such as mobile payments, money transfers, loans, fundraising, financial management.  

 

Food & Drink

This category relates to applications themed around food and drink. Restaurant and bar reviews and guides would nominate here.   

 

Games

This category relates to games including Action & Adventure, sport simulation, educational, board, card and dice developed for the mobile platform.  

 

Government Services

The provision of timely government services has been transformed as applications are developed and implemented to either replace or complement previous methods. Be it the delivery of current and up to date critical information, compliance, community support and engagement, notification and registration apps are providing greater accessibility to government resources.   

 

Health

From ground-breaking apps accelerating medical research to apps helping consumers make healthier choices, we?re looking for apps that are making health information and medical services more accessible to all.  

 

Lifestyle

Apps have forever changed how we live our lives. We're looking for those apps that help us live better, smarter, have fun and just get more out of life whether that be cooking, gardening, renovating, shopping, sport, dating, hobbies or searching for your first home.  

 

Online Shopping

This category relates to applications that facilitate retail purchase via the mobile platform.  

 

Project Management

The category relates to applications themed around project management.  

 

TravelTech

TravelTech helps us to get from A to B easier, quicker, cheaper, takes us to places far away while still sitting in our armchair, makes getting lost hard to do and informs, guides and assists. Take us on a journey with your app.  

 

Best Of Categories

All entries submitted are automatically eligible for the relevant "Best of" category.

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Deadlines
26 February 2015 - Earlybird Deadline
7 July 2015 - Standard Deadline
3 August 2015 - Late Deadline


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