2022 Categories and Awards

Industry X

As technology continues to fuse the boundaries between physical and digital, this category recognises the brands that are winning in creating services that are at the forefront of this digital shift.

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Today mobile hardware acts as the remote control to our lives. Devices are the gateway to the online world and with that, define the boundaries of connectivity. This category will celebrate the achievements in hardware developments that are stimulating advancements in the mobile sector. The Device category at the GLOMOs are a high point of the GSMA’s MWC Barcelona, and as such represent the pinnacle of consumer focused technology innovation, design excellence, outstanding performance and market leadership.

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Government Leadership Award

Every year we are delighted to present the Government Excellence Awards to governments who have fostered the true spirit of digitalisation in their national agenda. This year we will once again honour the governments who have pushed the boundaries of innovation.

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Outstanding Achievement

In this category we celebrate the individuals and companies from across the tech sector who commit their passion and resources to doing the right thing, and building a better future for all of us.

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4YFN Awards 2022

The 4YFN Awards is a global startup competition aimed at finding the best digital startups around the globe. It is the highest official recognition offered exclusively to startups during MWC Barcelona 2022. Five finalists, carefully selected by a panel of industry experts and investors will make it to the grand finale and will be pitching on the 4YFN main stage. After the pitches, the winner will be announced on main stage and will be given an attractive award package.

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