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IoT World Awards and Gala Dinner 2020

Your chance to be recognized among IoT's elite

As the main evening networking event at IoT World, the Awards Gala Dinner will attract the Who’s Who of IoT. Winners will be announced at the IoT World Awards Gala & Dinner on April 6, 2020 in San Jose, California. Entries will be opening soon - please check back for more info!

IoT World Awards 2020 Entry Categories

Stay tuned for more details on how to submit your entry for the 2nd annual IoT World Awards!

Technologies
  • Best Industrial IoT Solution
  • Best Edge Computing Solution
  • Best IoT Connectivity Solution
  • Best IoT Platform
  • Best IoT Security Solution
  • Best Consumer IoT Solution
Deployments
  • Best Manufacturing IoT Deployment
  • Best Energy IoT Deployment
  • Best Automotive IoT Deployment
  • Best Healthcare IoT Deployment
  • Best Public Sector IoT Deployment
  • Best Consumer IoT Deployment
Ecosystem Development
  • IoT Partnership of the Year
  • Startup of the Year

The Details

Entries
  • The entry form must be completed online
  • Online entries must be submitted by January 16, 2020 at 11:59PM (PST). Only fully completed entry forms will be accepted. 
  • Each entry is free of charge 
  • All entrant companies have the opportunity to purchase a table at the IoT World Awards & Gala Dinner on April 6, 2020 to host their customers, staff and partners at the evening. For further information on table costs contact: Daniel.Burridge@KNect365.com
  • Supporting evidence or documents (whitepapers, PowerPoints, Videos) can be uploaded along with your entry. Please ensure any supporting evidence is relevant.  
Shortlist

Companies will be shortlisted in each category. The shortlist will be published by February 19 and the winners will be announced during the IoT World Awards Gala Dinner on the evening of April 6, 2020 in San Jose, California. 

Shortlisted companies will: 

  • Be featured on the IoT World Awards landing page
  • Be featured in an IoT World Awards Shortlist congratulations HTML sent to the relevant KNect365 mailing list
  • Be announced on all IoT World Series & IoT World Today social channels 
  • Be provided with generic website & social media digital banners to use for their own promotion (personalized banners available on request) 

All shortlisted companies(with the exception of the "CxO of the Year" awards shortlist) are required to purchase a minimum of 2 event tickets to represent their company at the Awards Ceremony on April 6, 2020 in San Jose to potentially collect their Award. Entrants unable to commit to attendance at the Awards Ceremony will not be included in the Final Shortlist. 

Winners

The Winners will be announced during the IoT World Awards Gala & Dinner on April 6, 2020, and in a Press Release on April 7.

Winners will:

  • Receive a Winners Trophy and Certificate presented at the Gala Dinner on April 6, 2020
  • Be featured on the IoT World Awards landing page
  • Be featured in an IoT World Awards Winners congratulations HTML sent to the relevant KNect365 mailing list
  • Be announced via all IoT World Series & IoT World Today social channels 
  • Be provided with website & social media digital banners to use for their own promotion
  • Additional coverage through IoTWorldToday.com

Previous Winning Companies:


The IoT World Awards is your chance to be recognized as a leader in IoT 

THE PERFECT PLATFORM TO POSITION YOUR BRAND AND HOST CLIENTS & PARTNERS

Enjoy a glittering evening of entertainment alongside key industry leaders while honoring the companies and individuals who have demonstrated outstanding achievements in IoT

THINKING OF ENTERING? HERE'S OUR PRO TIPS

  • Choose wisely – Make sure you choose the right category for you. There may be a few categories which will seem relevant to you, but make sure you focus on what you are most proud of. 
  • Time & Preparation – The best entries are those that are well constructed. Make sure you give yourself enough time put your entry together. 
  • Ask if you need to – If you are putting our entry together and have any queries about what to include or how to use the online entry system, contact the Awards organizers.
  • Make it appeal – Make your submission a compelling read. Remember you need to catch the judge’s attention. 
  • Prove it – Expert judges will be looking for evidence for any assertions of success that you make. It really comes down to giving a compelling reason why you deserve to win. 
  • Endorsements – Independent feedback, especially from clients or industry participants, can be very persuasive.
  • Supporting materials – we recommend you upload supporting documentation with your award entry. If you have something relevant, include it. 
  • Proof read – You may have great content, but ensure that your entry is well written and doesn’t contain any typos. 
  • Double-check – Make sure you read guidelines and judging criteria carefully, and have included all the information required by your entry.