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ABOUT THE APP GROWTH AWARDS

The App Growth Awards are the annual barometer, the yearly monument, the 12-monthly night of recognition of industry brilliance, for the global app marketing and growth ecosystem.

Launched in 2017, by the organisers of the App Promotion Summits, the awards were the first to recognise innovation and success within the app marketing ecosystem, and drew submissions from 20 countries, spread over 5 continents. To say the night itself was a success would be an understatement – fast paced, actioned packed and alcohol fuelled. An amazing time was had by all, check out the App Growth Awards Showreel Video for proof from your peers.

  

 
 

THE APP GROWTH AWARDS 2018

What about the 2018 awards?

First and foremost, they will continue to facilitate and celebrate progress in the global app marketing and growth ecosystem.

Secondly, they will still be completely FREE TO ENTER – regardless of the size of your organisation we do not want to make money a barrier to you entering. It simply wouldn’t be right.

On top of that they’re going – to be bigger, better and even more impressive. Take our word for it.

 

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS 18th OCTOBER

HOW TO ENTER THE APP GROWTH AWARDS 2018

The first thing for you to be aware of is that it is completely, 100%, free to enter.

To submit an entry, look through the categories below, pick the ones that you are confident of being a Rockstar in and click on the button to enter.

You’ll then be taken to the online system and it will be self-explanatory.

THE APP GROWTH AWARDS 2018 CATEGORIES

These are the 15 categories that you can choose from to submit your entry, along with a brief description:

  

  

  

  

 
 

  

To enter a category, please click on it and then you’ll be taken to our online entry submission page. Should be a doddle, if it isn’t or if you’ve got any questions then please email lauren@apppromotionsummit.com or use the Contact Us form.

  

  

ATTEND THE APP GROWTH AWARDS 2018

We would love for you to attend the awards ceremony. It’s going to be an absolute blast!

There are 3 ways to buy tickets for the App Growth Awards:

1) You can buy them as part of an App Promotion Summit Berlin package (this is by far the most economical way) by choosing the first option in the form below. If you have already purchased a ticket for App Promotion Summit Berlin, please contact us on info@apppromotionsummit.com to upgrade your ticket.

2) You can purchase 10 tickets, branding and become an official table host for just €2000. To find out more about this option please email lauren@apppromotionsummit.com

3) You can buy standalone App Growth Awards tickets for you and your colleagues by choosing the second option in the form below.

 

PARTNERS

  

BECOME A PARTNER

What an amazing opportunity to illustrate your company’s dedication to the growth of the app marketing ecosystem!
(and to get your brand out there…)

If you’d like to support the recognition and expansion of the app marketing and growth ecosystem and help make the App Growth Awards the annual celebratory barometer for success then becoming an official supporting partner will be a perfect fit.

We have a range of packages available from hosting a table at the awards (€1000 – which includes a bottle of Belvedere) all the way up to being the Lead App Growth Awards Partner (€15,000) where you’ll receive naming right and immense branding benefit.

For more information on the packages available and to receive the App Growth Awards Partnership Prospectus please email lauren@apppromotionsummit.com and we’ll follow up with you immediately. Why delay?

  

2018 JUDGES

We know the importance of having an incredible jury, we realise the importance of having a selection of leading individuals to give their verdicts on the entries.

That’s why we’ve got our ears to the ground, creating a hit list of 2018 Judges. All of them are going to play a vital role in deciding the winners, plus they’ll get a free ticket to the evening!

If you’d like to nominate yourself or a colleague to be a judge then great! Please email lauren@apppromotionsummit.com with some details – like your LinkedIn page so we can check you out and follow up with details about your duties.


Ngozi Ogbonna

Chair, Mbolden

Ngozi has an extensive background in both the mobile and media industries. Her tenure includes integrated and digital marketing at Clear Channel Radio (now iHeartMedia) and Fox Cable Networks. With a marketing and digital media MBA from NYU, Ngozi got her start in mobile app monetization and distribution with marketing and partnership roles at several mobile tech startups. She has managed client strategy at ad tech firms, InMobi and Drawbridge, and most recently led user acquisition at theater ticketing startup, TodayTix. She is currently the Global Panels & Partnerships Co-Chair for mBolden (formerly Women in Wireless).


Saleha Riaz

Reporter, Mobile World Live

Saleha Riaz works at Mobile World Live, where she creates news content, blogs and video interviews on all topics related to the mobile industry, but with a particular focus on apps. She has previously been on the judge’s panel for the GSMA Glomo Awards.


Peggy Anne Salz

Lead Analyst & Founder, MobileGroove

Peggy Anne Salz is the Lead Analyst and Founder of MobileGroove, providing analysis, custom research and strategic content marketing to the global mobile industry, and mentoring and consulting to tech startups.

She has written 9 books about mobile, including The Everything Guide To Mobile Apps (published by F+W).


Vanessa Estorach

Founder & CEO,
e-growing

@vestorach

Vanessa Estorach is the founder of mobile marketing agency e-growing. She is an entrepreneur and tech lover, always looking on the marketing side of IT.

Building on many years of experience in marketing and digital strategy, Vanessa is now specialising in mobile acquisition, mobile retention and app growth hacking.

Vanessa also co-founded the Women in Mobile initiative in order to create a networking space where the best and brightest international women in mobile can meet and exchange ideas on how to shape the future of mobile apps.


Guillermo Escofet

Principal Analyst, OVUM

London-based Principal Ovum Analyst Guillermo Escofet tracks the global mobile media market, with a special interest in telco-OTT partnerships, mobile advertising and telco digital services strategies.

Guillermo brings 14 years’ experience into his work in analysing the global mobile media sector.

He joined Ovum in 2014, and has provided expertise to our clients in the areas of mobile payments, advertising, and network APIs.

Prior to becoming an analyst, Guillermo had a successful career in business and current affairs journalism. He previously held positions as a newspaper reporter in Central America and as a foreign correspondent in Mexico City.

  

CONTACT US

Got a question? Interested in officially supporting the awards? Could you help us spread the App Growth Awards 2018 word? Like more information on securing a branded table at the awards gala reception including a bottle of Belvedere? Please just fill in the form below or send an email to lauren@apppromotionsummit.com

  

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APP GROWTHS AWARDS 2017 – A RECAP

Check out these photos to get a feel for the 2017 gala awards and what it felt like for our first winners:

Here’s the full list of winners from the inaugural App Growth Awards, which was held at the Hotel Adlon:

  

APP GROWTH AWARDS 2017 WINNERS

 

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

 

Are the App Growth Awards completely independent?

Yes, 100%, of course, without a doubt.

All the judging is done online and the judges never meet, therefore regardless of whether a company sponsors the awards or anything like that this will have no bearing whatsoever on the outcome. The integrity of the awards is absolutely essential to us, they are completely independent.

 

What is the deadline for entries?

You must submit your entry by midnight on Thursday 18th October 2018.

 

If I win an App Growth Award what do I receive?

Kudos, prestige, a very high level of smugness, a physical reward, the right to tell everyone that you’re the best in the business and we’re also building up a prize pot so that each winner will take home an industry related prize.

 

Do I have to pay to attend if I’m a shortlisted finalist?

No – we want you in the room to collect your award, so all shortlisted finalists will receive free entry to the App Growth Awards Reception.

 

When and where will the winners be announced?

The App Growth Awards 2018 winners will be announced at an awards ceremony at the Hotel Adlon, Berlin on the evening of Thursday 6th December 2018.

 

How can my company get involved in the awards as an official partner?

We have a number of opportunities around the awards for partners. To find out more please fill in the contact form here or send us an email to lauren@apppromotionsummit.com

 

Where can I find the Terms & Conditions?

All of the T&Cs are at the bottom of this page.

 

  

TERMS & CONDITIONS, AND THE OFFICIAL RULES OF ENTRY:

1. An entry is defined as a written submission proposing a product, service, app, platform or initiative for one award category.

2. The deadline for entries is Thursday 18th October 2018. Submissions must be received before 11:59PM (GMT) on this date to be eligible for entry.

3. Any entry may be withdrawn up until 11.59pm on Thursday 18th October 2018 (the closing date) upon written request to the organisers. Entries may also be self-edited up until the 11.59pm on the closing date.

4. The awards are open to any business or project that has commercially launched, been redeveloped or shown substantial innovation / measurable progress during the awards period, which runs from Thursday 1st December 2017 to Thursday 18th October 2018.

5. Entrants are strongly encouraged to submit joint entries with partner companies where applications, products, projects or services have been jointly developed and/or launched (i.e. a retailer jointly submitting with their mobile agency/apps developer)

6. Entries will be judged solely on the information provided via the online entry form (including video demos provided in support of the entry). Please do not send any additional supporting materials, as this will not be considered (e.g. documents/presentations)

7. All entrants are required to upload a visual demonstration of the company’s product, service or application. We ask that you send links to videos that have been uploaded to an existing online channel, such as YouTube or Vimeo. Please ensure any website access details, usernames and passwords needed for judging are supplied, that they work, and that they will continue to work until the Awards Ceremony.

8. The App Growth Awards reserves the right to use submitted footage for introducing short-listed companies during its awards ceremony (PLEASE NOTE we will request additional video footage from all finalists).

9. The App Growth Awards organisers reserve the right to refuse any entry at the company’s discretion. They also reserve the right to move an entry into a different category if deemed more suitable in both instances, the entrant would be notified.

10. By entering the App Growth Awards, companies are expressly authorizing the organiser of the App Growth Awards to use the specific text and visual materials submitted for the purposes of promoting the industry in presentations, reports for publication, website and media activities as well as other forms of promotions/publicity materials.

11. The judges’ decisions are final and there will be no further correspondence in this regard. Details of the judging panel sessions will not be disclosed.

12. The winners will be announced at an awards ceremony at the Hotel Adlon, Berlin on the evening of Thursday 6th December 2018.

  
  

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