World Summit Award Mobile 2016 (WSA-mobile) – Apply Now, Submit your App!

The World Summit Award season is here again and the focus is on mobile.

Developers, Tech companies, Startups or Teams are invited to submit their products in the national pre-qualification round for the World Summit Awards:

The World Summit Award Mobile (WSA-mobile) is a global initiative to select and promote the world’s best in mobile content and innovative applications. The award emphasizes:

  •     cultural diversity and identity
  •     the creation of varied information content
  •     the digitalization of educational, scientific, and cultural heritage

Individuals or teams with unique apps that add value to the lives of people in remote villages or urban cities may apply in any of the eight categories. 

These eight m-WSA categories reflect most crucial social issues of everyday life around the globe. The app must add substantial value to one of the following categories:

1. Government & Citizen Engagement

2. Health & Well Being

3. Learning & Education

4. Environment & Green Energy

5. Culture & Tourism

6. Smart Settlements & Urbanization

7. Business & Commerce

8. Inclusion & Empowerment

Each World Summit Award mobile winner receives:

  • An invitation to the WSA Global Congress in Abu Dhabi (accommodation and meals provided; we will provide some travel grants to NGOs, StartUps)
  • The possibility to pitch your project in front of a jury of international experts, giving direct feedback and input
  • Receive your award at a prestigious gala dinner
  • Present your solutions in the winners’ exhibitions
  • Attend workshops on how to turn your local app into a global success
  • Exchanging knowledge with the world’s most outstanding app developers
  • Grow your network with contacts to potential sponsors and partners
  • Get a video detailing your project’s success
  • Access to the WSA network of experts and industry leaders in over 170 countries
  • Special placement on our website
  • A featured spot in the WSA-mobile Catalogue 2014
  • Long-term coverage via all our editorial channels like Blogs, Articles, Success Stories, Twitter, Facebook 

Interested applicants may submit their products at

Please click this link to find out more about the competition: 

The deadline for submission is May 31, 2016.

Source: Nana Fosu Nyante, BDU, WSA Ghana

Image Source: WSA-mobile Global Congress


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