Thirty-six tech projects, each created to improve lives and the world around us, have been named on the shortlist for the inaugural DigitalAgenda Impact Awards sponsored by Nominet Trust. Winners will be announced on March 2. Are you on the shortlist?
Following much deliberation by our panel of judges (pictured), the shortlist for the 2017 DigitalAgenda Impact Awards has been announced. The winners across 12 categories will be named at our event at London’s Barbican Centre on March 2.
We received more than 200 entries for the awards – with an exceptionally high standard of entries across the board. The judges assessed entries using five criteria – idea, product, team, scalability and impact.
DigitalAgenda Impact Awards 2017 – shortlist
Awards sponsored by Nominet Trust
Employment & skills
Sharing & partnership
Impact Awards – judges
Julian Blake – DigitalAgenda (chair of judges)
Mike Butcher MBE – TechCrunch
Simon Davey – Cass Centre for Charity Effectiveness
Ed Evans – Nominet Trust
Ellie Hale – CAST
Andrew Huddart – Fast Forward London
Katz Kiely – Kiely & Co
Mike Mompi – ClearlySo
Kate Sandle – B Lab
Jess Stacey – Bethnal Green Ventures
Pete Trainor – Nexus CX
Jess Tyrrell – Ustwo.
Tickets for the March 2 event are on sale now.
An afternoon awards ceremony at the Barbican’s Frobisher Auditorium (3-6pm) brings together 250+ people from our network of innovators from health, education, cities and business, investors, policymakers, all the nominated companies, judges, sponsors and more.
On stage we have Co-op head of digital Mike Bracken, a showcase of Nominet Trust-backed innovators – and a team from the BBC’s Big Life Fix. More speakers to be announced.
All shortlisted companies receive one complimentary ticket for the event.
If you’re interested in sponsoring our awards we have a few categories left to support. Sponsorship gives you places at the March 2 awards event, branding and ongoing engagement. We also offer a founder membership scheme that includes access to the awards event. Contact us to find out more.