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An invitation to the iAwards

Thursday, 24 Jul 2014

A personal invitation to get involved in the ICT industry’s ultimate awards program

Share in the excitement. Experience powerful networking opportunities. Join the program of events. The 2014 iAwards program has something for everyone.

National iAwards Judging

The state and territory iAwards winners will be judged on Wednesday 27 and Thursday 28 August at the prestigious KPMG offices.

Awards Ceremony

The announcement of the 2014 iAwards national winners will be held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre on Friday 29 August from 5pm – 6.30pm. Share in the excitement of the moment - Register your attendance here.

Australia 3.0

ICT experts and thought leaders from Government, Mining, Health and Industry will collaborate on hot topics impacting our society and your clients. The discussions have already commenced on Yammer. The final workshops and plenary sessions will be held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre on 28 & 29 August. Register your attendance here.


This year, NICTA will run a free Hackathon event as part of the Infrastructure stream within Australia 3.0. The Hackathon will focus on infrastructure, transport and traffic congestion problems. It will use datasets from the Victorian government and commercial players. More information is available here.


The iAwards MasterClass is a series of expert presentations and workshops by successful entrepreneurs and business leaders. This is to assist iAwards’ nominees develop, commercialise and market their ideas. For the first time this year, limited tickets are available to non iAwards nominees. Join us.  Register your attendance here.

NICTA Tech Showcase

NICTA’s Tech Showcase is a must-attend event where you can view the latest research and ICT demonstrations. It enables you to meet NICTA’s partners, thought-leaders, researchers and technology experts. The Tech Showcase will be open on 28 and 29 August. More information is available here.

Hills Young Innovator Awards

This year, Hills have sponsored a new award for outstanding innovations in Mobile, Big Data and Cloud.  The Young Innovator Awards is open to applicants under 25 years of age. A prize pool for $25,000 is on offer. The finalists will present at a public Pitchfest from 8.30-10am on Friday, 29 August at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Do you know someone under 25 who has an innovative product, encourage them to enter. More information is available here.

Innovation Showcase

The Innovation Showcase will take place on Friday 29 August and is a compilation of videos providing information about the state/territory iAwards winners and merit recipients. They will also be available on YouTube. Watch this space.

Gala Dinner

The culmination of the iAwards is the prestigious Gala Dinner. It will be held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre on Friday 29 August. A night of nights. An evening of celebration. The one occasion when the whole national ICT industry comes together. The networking is awesome. Be there.

Table sponsorship packages are available and can be accessed here.

Book early to avoid disappointment.        

iAwards accommodation

The iAward have partnered with a number of Melbourne hotels to provide you with a selection of accommodation options. Visit the iAwards website to book your accommodation. Please note there are limited rooms available and you are advised to secure your accommodation as soon as possible.

Join the Conversation

Follow iAwards on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn to stay up to date with all the latest news and announcements, and participate in discussions about ICT innovation.