The GSMA’s GLOMO Awards offer organisations across the global mobile eco-system (including all converging vertical sectors) the opportunity to showcase the latest and best mobile products, apps, devices, services, and initiatives to the industry and the world. The Awards are open to all eligible mobile companies, and supporters of the mobile eco-system – GSMA Members, Associate Members and Non-members – as defined in the individual category eligibility descriptions.
The presentation of the awards takes place during the MWC Barcelona the world’s largest and leading mobile industry event held annually in Barcelona (from 24 February – 27 February 2020).
The GLOMO Awards were first presented in 1996. This year’s cycle, the GLOMO Awards 2020, will be the 25th year.
The GSMA represents the interests of mobile operators worldwide, uniting more than 750 operators with almost 400 companies in the broader mobile ecosystem, including handset and device makers, software companies, equipment providers and internet companies, as well as organisations in adjacent industry sectors. The GSMA also produces the industry-leading MWC events held annually in Barcelona, Los Angeles and Shanghai, as well as the Mobile 360 Series of regional conferences.
See eligibility sections within the individual awards categories. The GLOMO Awards recognise and celebrate all contributions made to the evolving and developing mobile industry. Companies and organisations from all over the world are welcome to enter in our wide range of categories covering broad aspects of the mobile industry. These awards encourage and support entries which grow and enhance the mobile eco-system and advance the value of mobile communications with noticeable benefits to the wider industry.
We honour those who most cherish the concept of the mobile community-of-interest, who in their coming together, have helped to generate value for the whole industry. Essentially, the awards are open to ALL players in the mobile communications eco-system, from mobile operators and manufacturers to industry participants and suppliers from converging industries such as the financial, energy, entertainment, advertising, computing, education, automotive, health, the Internet etc. and all others where mobile products and services are used or are being developed.
You can enter the Awards online here by completing the on-line entry form. The specific questions you will be asked are shown on the entry platform.
Multiple entries may be submitted. You can enter as many different categories as you wish. There is no limit on the number of entries you may submit per category.
No. The awards are open to members and non-members of the Association, as above.
Entries for the GSMA’s GLOMO Awards 2019 are welcome now – completed entry forms and payment must be received by the official extended closing date of Wednesday 27th November 2019 at 23:59 GMT
Yes – Entry fees are payable for each entry submitted, as follows:
Categories 1, 2, 3 and 4
€ 450 per entry by GSMA Members / Associate Members
€ 500 per entry by Non GSMA Members
Category 5 – Tech4Good
€ 200 per entry for all Entrants
Note: There are no fees for entrants in Categories 6,7,8 and 9
Start-up Companies now qualify for a €200 rate per submission.
To qualify for the €200 Start-up Rate, companies must meet the following criteria:
- The company must be less than 4 years old (founded after 01/01/2015)
- The company employs less than 50 people
- The company annual turnover is less than €1,000,000
- Provide a URL to the company’s website confirming they are a start-up or a link to the company crunchbase profile must be supplied. Alternative sites will not be accepted.
Please note, if you incorrectly apply for the start-up rate and do not qualify for it, then your entry will be revoked and you will not be refunded the fee.
On-line payment by credit card is preferred. We accept AMEX, Visa & Mastercard. For queries regarding payment, please contact [email protected]. If credit card payment is not possible, you can do a wire transfer, bank details can be found here.
Please ensure you mark your payment with your Entry Reference Number, which you are provided with once your entry is submitted when making payment. Please note – Entries will not be processed until full payment has been received.
The deadline to pay by invoice is Wednesday 13th November. This is to ensure that the payment has cleared by the submission deadline.