LONDON--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Celebrating the excellence in the apps industry, the Appsters awards has announced the shortlist for the 2013 – the annual apps awards event will be held on 22nd October.
“As we celebrate the second year of the Appsters it’s great to see a higher standard of entries than ever. The Appsters help us celebrate those that are really breaking new ground in the apps arena and striving towards excellence.”
The winners will be unveiled at a fun filled awards ceremony at London’s Kensington Roof Gardens hosted by leading comedian Simon Evans – star of television’s Live at the Apollo, Mock the Week and a regular on Radio Four Comedy.
Shortlists have been drawn up for all the twelve categories open for entry – which range from best indie games developer to most innovative app. One of those shortlisted will also win the coveted mantle of being crowned Appsters Champion 2013 for the team or individual who went the extra mile with their work. The award was won by Mubaloo last year.
The Appsters are being assessed by a panel of expert judges that includes Tesco’s mobile experience director Luke Vinogradov, Google’s principal architect Grant Allen and Spotify’s head of special projects Shakil Khan.
All those shortlisted may also go through a rigorous quality and usability health check using a range of guidelines and diagnostic tools from the App Quality Alliance (AQuA), whose executive director Martin Wrigley is also a judge.
Ian Johnson, founder of Apps World and the Appsters, said: “As we celebrate the second year of the Appsters it’s great to see a higher standard of entries than ever. The Appsters help us celebrate those that are really breaking new ground in the apps arena and striving towards excellence.”
The Appsters awards ceremony is free to all attendees of Apps World Europe who have a Gold or Networking pass for the two day conference. To book click here: http://www.apps-world.net/europe/register/price-list
The Appsters shortlist:
|nimbletank – Universal Music|
|Apposing - Nando's|
|AT&T - U-verse|
|Mubaloo - Aviva|
|Oakley Mobile - I get you pro|
|Best use of API|
|SOA Software – API Management|
|SOA Software - API Gateway|
|Most innovative app 2013|
|Future Platforms - Twickets|
|Halcyon Mobile - Dollarbird|
|British Gas Connected Home|
|Somo - Audi A3|
|Best TV app 2013|
|Best consumer app 2013|
|Best payment app 2013|
|RBS & Monitise|
|Start up 2013|
|Best indie developer 2013|
|Best app technology 2013|
|AT&T – Speech API|
|App developer 2013|
|Mobile marketing agency 2013|
Appsters Champion 2013
To be revealed on the night from those shortlisted above. Shortlist will be announced on 14th Oct.
NOTES FOR EDITORS
Now in its fourth year, the Apps World event series has grown to be one of the leading global multi-platform events in the mobile industry with annual events held in both San Francisco and London. Apps World Europe will be held this October with more than 8,000 attendees expected to visit the 250 exhibitors. Read more at http://www.apps-world.net, read the show blog or catch up via Twitter: @apps_world