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Global Carrier Billing Summit
27th – 28th September, 2022
AMERON Hotel ABION, Berlin

Awards

27th – 28th September, 2022
AMERON Hotel ABION, Berlin

The Global Carrier Billing Awards 2022

The Global Carrier Billing Awards 2022 will celebrate this year’s most impressive development and innovations driving carrier billing success around the world

Entries will be open on Friday 5 August and close on Friday 9 September.

Entry Guidelines

Enter before9th September 2022

To submit an entry, you need to create an account for the Global Carrier Billing Awards, this takes only a few minutes and can be done on the website.

Once you have started your online entry you may work on your submission(s) up until 23.59 BST on the day of the deadline.

The rules of Awards Ceremony for GCBS 2022

  • Entries must be written in English
  • Entries must be no longer than 300 words
  • Entries must be accompanied by a 100-word synopsis of the entry as you would like it to appear on all publicity material and a Name of the entry (10 words)
  • Entries must be submitted via our online entry system
  • Entries will be treated as confidential, but the Global Carrier Billing Summit reserves the right to publish positive extracts from winning or shortlisted entries
  • The Global Carrier Billing Summit reserves the right to publish your 100-word summary of your project and Name of the entry (10 words)
  • All entries must include a clear rationale and operational relevance to the category for which they are entering. Entries that do not specify applicability to the category may not be considered by judges
  • A company can’t enter the same category more than once, unless the product or project are distinctively different. Please contact us if you are unclear. Global Carrier Billing Summit reserves the right to decline entries in the occasion where a company has submitted multiple entries in a single award category
  • Confidentiality. Informa, organiser of the Global Carrier Billing Awards, recognises and respects the sensitive nature of the information submitted in the entries. We ensure that this recognition is shared by our judging panel and that entries are not disclosed or discussed outside the judging process
  • The judging panel is selected to avoid any conflict of interest. Once an entry is shortlisted, extracts from the entry summary only will be sourced for inclusion in the awards ceremony and any subsequent editorial coverage
  • Please ensure your entry summary contains no confidential or sensitive information

Success tips for GCBS Awards 2022

  • Check your entry meets the criteria. You’d be surprised how many entries get rejected due to a simple mistake such as being in the wrong category. The judges will check your entry against the criteria. You should too.
  • Stick to the word limit. Make the most of the 300-word limit and focus on what really matters. We recommend using stats, figures and measurable results that emphasise your achievements as part of the entry. Using real-life examples of how the technology has been applied (e.g., by a customer) and the results this delivered are highly encouraged as well.
  • Get to the point and stay specific
  • Start your entry/responses with the key information about the entry, what you really want the judges to know about. Then explain the What, Where, When and How of the entry
  • Write your entry in a clear, to the point and concise manner that keeps the judges’ attention
  • Do enter more than one category. There is no limit to the number of categories you can enter. A single project, deal or technology solution could work for several categories.
  • Hit the deadline. Late entries don’t count

Categories

Leading Innovator in DCB Anti-Fraud

This award recognises the best anti-fraud solution for direct carrier billing services. The judges will look for example of how the solution can support anti-fraud services and the impact of the solution on carrier billing offerings.

This category accepts entries from solution providers and service providers.

Please respond to the below questions:

  • Name of the entry (10 words)
  • An outline of the entry (100 words max)
  • Description of the anti-fraud solution and why it can be considered innovative (300 words max)
  • Impact/expected impact of anti-fraud solution on service provider DCB offering (300 words max)

Leading Carrier in DCB

This award recognises the most innovative carrier billing service offered by a telecom’s operator. The judges will look for information on what makes the offering innovative, and the wider impact of the service on customers – including for sign-up, retention, and revenues.

This category accepts entries from mobile carriers only.

Please respond to the below questions:

  • Name of the entry (10 words)
  • An outline of the entry (100 words max)
  • Description of the service offered, and why it can be considered innovative (300 words max)
  • The impact of the service on customer loyalty and revenue (300 words max)

Leading DCB Payment Solution

This award recognises the best payment solution provider that addresses current issues in carrier billing payment environment and enables the best customer experience. Judges will examine the deliverables of the solution, and its impact on carrier billing services.

This category accepts entries from payment solutions only.

Please respond to the below questions:

  • Name of the entry (10 words)
  • An outline of the entry (100 words max)
  • Describe the solution in relation to its position in the market (300 words max)
  • How has the impact of the solution been measured and what have the results been? (300 words max)

Leading DCB Service Aggregator

This award recognises the best aggregator solution that addresses a specific challenge or enables a specific outcome that was not previously achievable in direct carrier billing. Judges will look for information on the solution, and its impact on carrier billing services.

This category accepts entries from service aggregators only.

Please respond to the below questions:

  • Name of the entry (10 words)
  • An outline of the entry (100 words max)
  • Describe the solution in relation to its position in the market (300 words max)
  • How has the impact of the solution been measured and what have the results been? (300 words max)