NetEvents

IoT & Cloud Innovation Awards 2017


We are delighted to announce the IoT & Cloud Innovation Awards 2017
Award edited

The NetEvents 2017 IoT and Cloud Innovation Awards recognise and identify the most innovative start-ups and established companies in the fields of Internet of Things Innovation and Cloud Innovation. These awards offer you the chance to gain industry-wide recognition for your endeavours and achievements.

Judged by an independent panel of highly respected judges including IT professionals, industry gurus, the tech investment community including Silicon Valley VC’s, plus leading technology press and industry analysts from around the globe.

To date the NetEvents awards programme has led to over $100,000 of charitable donations, from 100% of the money going to charity.

The IoT & Cloud Innovation Award categories include:

  • Hot Start-Up – Cloud/Datacentre
  • Hot Start-Up – IoT
  • Hot Start-Up – CyberSecurity
  • Innovation Leader – Cloud/Datacentre
  • Innovation Leader – IoT
  • Innovation Leader – CyberSecurity
  • Innovation Leader – AI

IoT & Cloud Innovation Awards:

These awards recognise organizations leading in the field of Cloud Computing and the Internet of Things (IoT). Entrants may be in any market segment related to the Cloud or IoT, and need not be pure-play Cloud or IoT companies.
For example in the field of Cloud Computing they may be cloud host offering VMs or containers, or maybe a multitenant platform. They may offer Platform-as-a-Service, Software-as-a-Service, Infrastructure-as-a-Service, Security-as-a-Service, or Data-Center-as-a-Service. They may operate in specialized or vertical markets, such as cloud backups or education/distance learning. They may also be networking infrastructure companies, offering hardware, software or connectivity services in or for the cloud.
For example in the field of IoT they may sell end devices, including industrial or consumer sensors. They may offer software or services for managing or securing the IoT. They may offer cloud services for gathering or analyzing IoT data. They may be operating in vertical niches, such as healthcare, retail, manufacturing, smart cities. They may provide connectivity for the IoT, such as over WiFi, cellular data networks, or the network core. They may serve carriers or the enterprise.
These awards will be presented at a gala dinner held during the NetEvents Global Press & Analyst Summit in San Jose, California, USA on the 28th of September, 2017.

There are three Hot Start-Up Award categories:

  • Hot Start-Up – Cloud/Datacentre
  • Hot Start-Up – IoT
  • Hot Start-Up – CyberSecurity

For Pre IPO companies. The first round will be judged by international Press and Analysts. Finalists, in this award category, are invited to give a short elevator-pitch presentation in a ‘Shark Tank’ style final to the judging panel’s VCs, business angels, entrepreneurs and IT industry leaders in front of an audience of international press and analysts at the NetEvents Global Press & Analyst Summit in San Jose, California, USA on the 28th of September, 2017.

There are four Innovation Leader Award categories:

  • Innovation Leader – Cloud/Datacentre
  • Innovation Leader – IoT
  • Innovation Leader – CyberSecurity
  • Innovation Leader – AI

For established companies offering innovative and exciting products/services in Cloud/Datacentre; IoT; CyberSecurity and/or AI, recognised as an industry leader, paving the way for the world – judged by the panel of leading NetEvents Press and Analysts, representing over 35 countries around the world.

Entry Deadline: 1st August 2017

Finalists Announced: 12th September 2017

Entry Fees: There is a nominal entry fee for each award of $275USD

Co-located at the NetEvents Global Press & Analyst Summit, the Awards evening will be attended by 50+ key Technology Press & Analysts from around the globe at a Gala Dinner on Thursday 28th September 2017 at the Dolce Hayes Mansion in San Jose, California, USA. This year all proceeds from the awards plus donations during the Awards Gala Dinner will be donated to three charities: Prostate Cancer Research, STEM and UNICEF.

Book your table now!

Host a Table of 8: $1,495 per table
Individual Tickets: $195 per person


The IoT & Cloud Innovation Award categories include:

  • Hot Start-Up – Cloud/Datacentre
  • Hot Start-Up – IoT
  • Hot Start-Up – CyberSecurity
  • Innovation Leader – Cloud/Datacentre
  • Innovation Leader – IoT
  • Innovation Leader – CyberSecurity
  • Innovation Leader – AI

IoT & Cloud Innovation Awards:

These awards recognise organizations leading in the field of Cloud Computing and the Internet of Things (IoT). Entrants may be in any market segment related to the Cloud or IoT, and need not be pure-play Cloud or IoT companies.
For example in the field of Cloud Computing they may be cloud host offering VMs or containers, or maybe a multitenant platform. They may offer Platform-as-a-Service, Software-as-a-Service, Infrastructure-as-a-Service, Security-as-a-Service, or Data-Center-as-a-Service. They may operate in specialized or vertical markets, such as cloud backups or education/distance learning. They may also be networking infrastructure companies, offering hardware, software or connectivity services in or for the cloud.
For example in the field of IoT they may sell end devices, including industrial or consumer sensors. They may offer software or services for managing or securing the IoT. They may offer cloud services for gathering or analyzing IoT data. They may be operating in vertical niches, such as healthcare, retail, manufacturing, smart cities. They may provide connectivity for the IoT, such as over WiFi, cellular data networks, or the network core. They may serve carriers or the enterprise.
These awards will be presented at a gala dinner held during the NetEvents Global Press & Analyst Summit in San Jose, California, USA on the 28th of September, 2017.

There are three Hot Start-Up Award categories:

  • Hot Start-Up – Cloud/Datacentre
  • Hot Start-Up – IoT
  • Hot Start-Up – CyberSecurity

For Pre IPO companies. The first round will be judged by international Press and Analysts. Finalists, in this award category, are invited to give a short elevator-pitch presentation in a ‘Shark Tank’ style final to the judging panel’s VCs, business angels, entrepreneurs and IT industry leaders in front of an audience of international press and analysts at the NetEvents Global Press & Analyst Summit in San Jose, California, USA on the 28th of September, 2017.

There are four Innovation Leader Award categories:

  • Innovation Leader – Cloud/Datacentre
  • Innovation Leader – IoT
  • Innovation Leader – CyberSecurity
  • Innovation Leader – AI

For established companies offering innovative and exciting products/services in Cloud/Datacentre; IoT; CyberSecurity and/or AI, recognised as an industry leader, paving the way for the world – judged by the panel of leading NetEvents Press and Analysts, representing over 35 countries around the world.

Entry Deadline: 1st August 2017

Finalists Announced: 12th September 2017

Entry Fees: There is a nominal entry fee for each award of $275USD

Co-located at the NetEvents Global Press & Analyst Summit, the Awards evening will be attended by 50+ key Technology Press & Analysts from around the globe at a Gala Dinner on Thursday 28th September 2017 at the Dolce Hayes Mansion in San Jose, California, USA. This year all proceeds from the awards plus donations during the Awards Gala Dinner will be donated to three charities: Prostate Cancer Research, STEM and UNICEF.

Book your table now!

Host a Table of 8: $1,495 per table
Individual Tickets: $195 per person



Judged by an independent panel of highly respected judges including IT professionals, industry gurus, the tech investment community including Silicon Valley VC’s, plus leading technology press and industry analysts from around the globe.

Enter Online Now

Categories: ,