Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) September 4, 2008
xchange magazine and Trendsmedia, the events and publishing division of Yankee Group, are calling for nominations for the second annual Mobile Internet World Innovation Awards. Nominations for the awards, which recognize leaders in the development and deployment of mobile Internet technologies, services and applications, will be accepted at http://www.xchangemag.com/mobileinternet2008 Aug. 18 to Sept. 19.
Nominations are open to all providers and vendors of mobile Internet technology and applications. The winners will be recognized at the Mobile Internet World Conference & Expo, Oct. 21-23, 2008, in Boston.
Mobile Internet World Conference & Expo, produced by Trendsmedia, brings together mobile technologies, products, systems and services in an event that showcases the industry's rapid evolution and ongoing innovations. The event website is http://www.mobilenetx.com .
The Mobile Internet World 2008 Award winners will be recognized at a ceremony following the close of the Mobile Internet World expo floor. Winners are selected by an independent judging panel, with awards presented in four categories: Most Innovative Consumer Application, Most Innovative Consumer Deployment, Most Innovative Enterprise Application and Most Innovative Enterprise Deployment.
"xchange is proud to once again be part of recognizing mobile Internet innovative excellence," said Mike Saxby, group publisher of xchange. "The phenomenal response to the awards in their very first year showed us how important it is that these companies be lauded for their commitment and accomplishments." When the awards program debuted last year, more than 110 nominations were received.
"The mobile Internet marketplace represents an untapped $55 billion industry, according to Yankee Group's recent Mobile Internet Utopia research study," said Eliot Weinman, president of Trendsmedia. "Now in its second year, Mobile Internet World has taken a leadership role in the market by bringing together more than 150 world-class¬ thought leaders and 150-plus sponsors in a comprehensive three-day program agenda that will cover all the key trends in rapidly evolving marketplace. We are very excited to join with xchange magazine to collaborate on the Mobile Internet World Innovation Awards program, which will highlight the best and brightest products and services."
In addition to being recognized at the Mobile Internet World Conference & Expo, 2008 award winners will be featured in the December 2008 issue of xchange magazine and on the Web sites of Mobile Internet World, http://www.mobilenetx.com, and xchange, http://www.xchangemag.com/mobileinternet2008 .
Founded in 1996, xchange is an online and print publication for facilities-based service providers offering voice, data, wireless, IP, WiMAX and content. Its seasoned editors do more than simply report on industry news; they dig beneath the surface to provide analysis on what new equipment, new services, new regulatory activities and other new developments mean to xchange readers. xchange content, including news, articles, eBooks, webinars and industry buyer's guide, is accessible online at http://www.xchangemag.com . Subscriptions to the print publication, its digital edition and the xchange Update weekly e-mail newsletter also are available at xchange.
Trendsmedia is an integrated media firm serving emerging technology markets. Trendsmedia's mission is to help their clients stay ahead of the major technology trends that are likely to impact their businesses significantly. Transmedia provides clients with independently researched and produced media products that target emerging technology markets in depth, including focused conferences, independently produced online media and in-depth newsletters. For more information, visit http://www.trendsmedia.com .
About Mobile Internet World Conference & Expo
Mobile Internet World brings together all key mobile technologies, products, systems and services into a single, information-packed event featuring key industry players, thought leaders and users. The event showcases the entire ecosystem of enabling mobile Internet technologies, content and applications. Mobile Internet World is developed collaboratively with thought-leading executives from throughout the rapidly expanding mobile Internet arena. For more information, visit http://www.mobilenetx.com .